Grand champion honors at state fair for local youth

Hayden Johnson, 11, a third-year member of the Dusty Boots 4-H Club, received grand champion honors with his pen of four market chickens at the Ohio State Fair and received the most outstanding youth exhibitor award with chickens as well.

At the livestock auction, his chickens brought $25,000, with $5,000 going to him and the remainder toward 4-H projects.

He is the son of Curt Johnson.