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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

Crafty In His Second Year

Chickens and Arts Keeps Second Year 4-H Member Busy


August 3, 2022

He came to the 2022 Cheyenne County Fair with one year of experience in 4-H programs. This year, he brings a variety of livestock, art and literary expression... and cupcakes.

Luke Florke sat before 4-H judge Erika Loy Wednesday explaining his projects. He wrote about Abraham Lincoln, and made a doll of President Lincoln using a plastic bottle.

He also made acrylic coasters, a tye-dyed shirt and a pillow.

Additionally, he is showing chickens: the Top Hat and the Rhode Island Red. According to, the Rhode Island Red is one of the most popular chicken breeds worldwide. The...

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