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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


Kimble Fullerton: What are the odds?

What are the odds of realizing your childhood dreams?

August 16, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LIFE


4-H meetings kick off in August

It's not easy to lose.

August 09, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LIFE


4-H meetings kick off in August

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 02, 2014 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


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


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Food from 4-H

Rallying to collect cans: 4-H'ers in Ms. Ethel Hall's club at Oak Hill Elementary collected 111 cans of food for the Community Food Pantry. The food pantry accepts donations at its location at 7125 Turner Lake Circle in Covington and may be reached at (770)784-0037.

April 05, 2009 | Terri Kimble | Education


4-H Operation Military Kids

As a kid, "military" meant something historical or romantic to me.

April 03, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Lighting up life

In late 1800s, electric lights and the first batteries were combined to make flashlights.

March 27, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Newton 4-H’ers laugh, cry and win

"I have three brothers and sisters, do you think I ever have a chance to talk?" said Michelle Lewis to a crowd of 270 middle-schoolers from across northwest Georgia last Friday night.

"That makes me a good listener," she continued.

March 20, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Livestock team earns state honors

At 6 a.m. on a below-freezing Saturday morning, I found myself trying to stay warm at the UGA Livestock Barn, realizing why I was never tough enough to show livestock.

March 13, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Sit up, polish your shoes, don’t eat the bread

No one pays attention to how you eat your bread, how many bites of steak you cut up, or how your shoes look - right?

As a high school student, I was convinced those rules were ancient history, something we were being taught in the Youth Leadership Institute and at the 4-H winners' conference as things our agents wished we'd bring back to popularity.

March 06, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Facebook for "adults"

If you're not on Facebook, you're part of an ever shrinking crowd these days.

February 27, 2009 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


You need a Plan E

"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.

February 20, 2009 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Free entry with this column

 Do not despair.

February 13, 2009 | Terri Kimble | Our Thoughts


Giants, spaghetti and leadership

What do giants, wizards, spaghetti skyscrapers, cows, and lifeboats have to do with leadership?

February 06, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Kroger goes green for 4-H

 Have you heard the one about cabin 54 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center?

January 29, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Anything truly is possible

Watching the inauguration this week, I wondered what it would feel like to speak in front of 40 million people.

January 22, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Congratulations, to our parents

Last weekend local parents did such a great job they barely made the news.

January 15, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Be the change

As the inauguration approaches, it seems we hear as much about change as about history.

January 08, 2009 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


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