SEDALIA – In jeans and a worn-out Cardinals T-shirt, Tyler Martin, 17, looked like any other competitor at the Missouri State Fair swine show. But Martin, a Centralia High School student, won the 2009 Grand Champion Barrow title at the State Fair on Friday. Martin competed with Chrome, a castrated male pig, also called a barrow.
Boone County youth shows winning pig at Missouri State Fair
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