On Monday, we're hosting Kenyan 4-H members for a brief visit while they are in Atlanta for National 4-H Congress.
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.
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High school sophomores and juniors may apply for the 2014 Newton Youth Leadership Institute through Nov. 5.
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.
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"It's always good to have a Plan B, but you've got to have a Plan E - for education," Thurbert Baker told the Newton Youth Leadership Institute students.
Do not despair. You haven't made reservations or romantic plans for tomorrow's big holiday? Maybe you're short on cash and need a fun alternative date idea? Better yet, you need a family-friendly option because all the baby sitters are taken. Congratulations: this column grants you free entry to the Newton Classic Livestock Show at 10 a.m. on Valentine's Day. That's right - everyone ...
What do giants, wizards, spaghetti skyscrapers, cows, and lifeboats have to do with leadership?
Have you heard the one about cabin 54 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center? As a fifth grade camper, I heard the story for the first time, but it's been making the rounds of late nights in cabins for decades. Prison labor helped build the camp, and as in any good ghost story, one of the prisoners had a foolproof escape plan. I'm guessing he chose cabin 54 because it was the ...
Watching the inauguration this week, I wondered what it would feel like to speak in front of 40 million people.
Last weekend local parents did such a great job they barely made the news.
As the inauguration approaches, it seems we hear as much about change as about history.