I've often heard working in cooperative extension is a bit like working in church missions, because you're in it to serve others.
"We all have our differences. Some big and some small," said 4-H member Scott Evritt of the Newton County Theme School.
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Anytime someone heads out for a night at a restaurant, the diner looks for an experience they can't find in their home kitchen.
Splashing through a creek.
What if the SWAT team never practiced?
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.
In Georgia 4-H, most of us call Rock Eagle our home away from home.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Judge Horace Johnson broke the news to Newton Youth Leadership Institute participants this week: "wrestling isn't real."
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.
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.
If you're not on Facebook, you probably haven't heard about the latest polar plunges and make-up-free selfies.
For 4-H members in the seventh through 12th grades, project work begins on Jan. 1 of the previous year.
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.
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