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What is that saying about how God laughs when we make plans?

One of the most valuable things I've learned working with youths is to always be open to change and to enjoy life as it comes.

September 06, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Are children at risk in your car?

At least 7 in 10 children are in improperly installed car seats, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Some car seat professionals put the number closer to 9 in 10.

August 30, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Peanut butter, pop tabs and other service projects

Just last Thursday we wrapped up the 4-H year at State 4-H Congress, and now we have the first Newton 4-H meeting of the year on Monday!

August 23, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


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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Are service clubs outdated?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


Plenty of events for everyone through 4-H

As 4-H kicks into high gear there are opportunities upcoming for 4-H'ers of all ages, so join us for an upcoming event.

September 28, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Road trip, simpler time, sweeter place

"A simpler time, a sweeter place, a lesson, a laugh, a father and a son," reads the plaque below the statue of Andy and Opie in Mount Airy, N.C.

September 21, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Projects planned at 4-H camp

Many 4-H alumni talk about the days of county camps in locations closer to home, such as using Salem Campground.

September 14, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Piedmont Cattlemen support 4-H

How about a big, juicy, rib-eye steak for dinner Thursday night?

September 07, 2013 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


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