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4H Forever: State 4H Congress

Newton County 4-H member Flannery Peay (on right) represented Northwest District at State 4-H Congress this week at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta. She competed in Performing Arts Instrumental, one of the largest projects in the state, and finished in fourth place. As part of the competition, Peay completed a year's portfolio work including performing arts work, leadership and service, then also arranged her own four-minute old-time fiddle piece. She was accompanied by County Extension Agent Terri Fullerton.

July 26, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H’ers keep busy over summer

It hardly seems like it's nearly the end of summer already.

July 12, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LIFE


Believe in something bigger than yourself

Anytime someone heads out for a night at a restaurant, the diner looks for an experience they can't find in their home kitchen.

July 05, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LIFE


Kimble: 4-H camp memories

Splashing through a creek.

June 28, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Practicing healthy living at 4-H day camp

What if the SWAT team never practiced?

June 21, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: 4-H brings citizenship to life in DC

As twilight faded into a rainy night, we circled the Iwo Jima memorial in a charter bus with Georgia, Florida and New Mexico 4-H members.

June 14, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LIFE


DC or bust!

In Georgia 4-H, most of us call Rock Eagle our home away from home.

June 07, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


10 excuses not to go to camp answered

We're down to the last days of camp registration, and lucky for you there are still a few spaces available! Are your ready for your child to have the most amazing week of adventure?

May 31, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


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Oak Hill earns tenth 4-H trophy

When 4-H leaders walk into a fifth grade classroom, the students smile and start sneaking notebooks back into their desks. They seem to think they get a break from learning for the next hour.

May 24, 2014 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


4-H’ers and volunteers honored at 57th annual banquet

While 4-H in Newton County turns 110 this year, and Cooperative Extension celebrated a century of service just this week, it was the last nine years of those organizations being celebrated at the 4-H banquet recently.

May 10, 2014 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


4-H graduates ready to conquer world

My husband said he ought to look up an old teacher from high school - a teacher, who for some reason, seemed to think he should learn certain math skills before graduating.

May 03, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Leadership doesn’t require drama

Judge Horace Johnson broke the news to Newton Youth Leadership Institute participants this week: "wrestling isn't real."

April 26, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Six Flags and summer camp

It feels a little weird to be working on the 2014-2015 calendar already, but it's nearly summer and time will soon be flying as we head off to camps and summer fun.

April 12, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Are service clubs outdated?

After speaking to the Lions Club of Oxford this week about 4-H opportunities, I noticed yet again that my old classmates simply aren't present in service clubs.

April 06, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H’ers learn actions speak louder than words

If you're not on Facebook, you probably haven't heard about the latest polar plunges and make-up-free selfies.

March 29, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


21 youths honored at 4-H district project achievement

For 4-H members in the seventh through 12th grades, project work begins on Jan. 1 of the previous year.

March 22, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


A succesful Livestock Show for 4-H

Nineteen young people, ranging from second to the 12th grade won over $5,000 in cash prizes, buckles and trophies at the Newton County Livestock Show this month.

March 15, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kenyan 4-H’ers to visit Covington

On Monday, we're hosting Kenyan 4-H members for a brief visit while they are in Atlanta for National 4-H Congress.

November 30, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Some traditions are better than others

I can't hold my eyes open after 10 p.m., so watching movies at midnight was not my idea.

November 23, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Club members get hands-on with horses

Youths are invited to learn about the job of a horse farrier with the Newton County 4-H Horse Club at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gaither's Plantation.

November 16, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


‘Navigator’ helps people understand health care options

Worried about what the new health care laws mean for you?

November 02, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Leadership Institute is now taking applications

High school sophomores and juniors may apply for the 2014 Newton Youth Leadership Institute through Nov. 5.

October 26, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


‘Dr. Bo’ joins Hall of Fame

If you've ever been to the Rock Eagle 4-H Center auditorium, you know the stage is fairly tall. Maybe that's why Dr. Bo Ryles always seemed 10 feet tall to me as he served as state 4-H leader through my middle- and high-school years.

October 19, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


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