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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Are service clubs outdated?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


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Campers get a taste of independence

It is so much easier to do it ourselves.

June 22, 2013 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


Summer camp: 'Extreme' edition

In 1975, Frank W. Fitch added cabins at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, but nothing like the ones you've likely stayed in. He built small wooden huts in the woods for a more traditional camping experience.

June 15, 2013 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


4-H teaches others that Health Rocks

Sometimes people mistakenly think we get the summer off.

June 08, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H offers plenty of summer fun

School's out and 4-H is kicking off a huge summer of fun for all ages. Call us at 770-784-2010 with any questions, or visit us on the second floor of the Newton County Administration Building from 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays (closed on Memorial Day).

May 25, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Local, Oxford grads set fine example

The bell tower chimes 10 a.m. on a beautiful Saturday morning in Oxford, as hundreds of black-robed graduates march across the courtyard following a bagpiper.

May 11, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H alumnus to chair Relay for Life

Five years ago, an eighth grade 4-H'er came up to me at Relay for Life, excitedly telling me how 4-H should have a team.

May 04, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Oak Hill goes green with 4-H Health Rocks and Kohls

Despite strong competition from several schools, Oak Hill Elementary again topped the charts in Newton 4-H this year.

April 20, 2013 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


4-H summer camp spots are filling up

Spring fever has hit, and we're only weeks away from the long days of summer.

April 13, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H'ers qualify for state BB gun tournament

I spent Saturday morning sitting on the back of a pickup at the Walton County Agricultural Center, listening as the 4-H'ers and parents sat around in safety orange T-shirts waiting on each shooter's turn.

April 06, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: 4-H'ers place at District Project Achievement

Forty-five Cloverleaf 4-H'ers in the fourth through sixth grades competed at District Project Achievement this year. Each researched, wrote and presented a 4- to 6-minute illustrated talk on a topic of his or her choice. They presented in club meetings, at County Project Achievement and at District Project Achievement.

March 30, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: 4-H seeking tax-deductible donations

It might be a gloomy Saturday morning riding across Atlanta, but for the nearly 50 fourth, fifth and sixth graders who arrived, loaded a bus before 7:30 a.m. in Covington, the excitement level is high.

March 23, 2013 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Kimble: 4H'ers earn top honors

A seventh-grader stood on stage Friday night. He nervously looked at his note cards as nearly 400 pairs of eyes looked on.

March 16, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: Cloverleaf 4-H’ers compete in public speaking

All year, Cloverleaf 4-H'ers from age 9 through sixth grade have been researching, writing and practicing 4-6 minute illustrated talks.

March 02, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: Youth government in action

When I was a 4-H'er, county extension agent Clyde Taylor put me up to telling county extension director Mike Welborn that a little bird told me that the messier your office is, the more work you do.

February 23, 2013 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Countdown to 4-H summer camp

It may be cold today, but I'm already thinking about that big water slide at Rock Eagle 4-H Center.

February 19, 2013 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


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