Clarion Area Jobs

Community Partner

Want to post an ad on exploreClarion?

Contact us today at 814-297-8004 or email

Free Classifieds


Local Sponsor Spotlight Contest Winners

Featured Local Job

Featured Local Event

ALF Tractor Show Results Released

Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 12:10 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

71884071_10156787435788348_2271087970645704704_nCLARION, Pa. – The Clarion Area Chamber of Business & Industry and the 66th Annual Allegheny Toyota Autumn Leaf Festival™ has announced the winners from the Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. Tractor Show that was held on Sunday, October 6.

(Photo by Paula Cupples)

The winners include:

Best of Show:
Champion Farms of New Bethlehem with their 1979 International 1086

Best Allis Chalmers:
1st Place – Linda Lerch of Clarion with her 1969 190XT

Best John Deere:
1st Place – Ray Cupples of Limestone with his 1958 420C
2nd Place – Robert Allison of Fairmount City with his 1938 G
3rd Place – Matt Musser of New Bethlehem with his 1953 50

Best Ford:
1st Place – Bill Hall of Leeper with his 1949 8N
2nd Place – Walt Shattenberg of Shippenville with his 1956 960

Best International:
1st Place – Kevin Harriger of Brookville with his 1951 Farmall M
2nd Place – Reed Schaeffer of Ford City with his 1949 Farmall Cub
3rd Place – Dave Moore of Reynoldsville with his 1954 Farmall Super C

Best Minneapolis Moline:
Larry Smeltzer of Kittanning with his 1968 108

Best Field Dress:
Charlie Simpson of Summerville with his 1958 John Deere 73C Diesel

Best Garden Tractor:
1st Place – Larry Smeltzer of Kittanning with his 63-64 PA Panzer
2nd Place – Rod Kuntz of Punxsutawney with his 1972 Wheelhorse

Best Hit and Miss:
Dan Benacquisto of Pittsburgh with his 1927 Associated Chore Box

Best Oliver:
1st Place – Larry Shepler of Reynoldsville with his 1949 77 Row Crop
2nd Place – John McCloskey of Crown with his 1955 Super 55

Youth Best of Show:
Kyle Swartfager of Knox with his 1962 IH Cub

Best Display:
Scott Huffman of Shippenville with his AWD – Homemade Buggy

For more information on this competition or how you can become involved or register to compete next year, please visit, call 814-226-9161 or email

Copyright © 2020 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.


Local and National Sports News


Recipes submitted by our Readers


local movie listings


Have a suggestion?