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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Are service clubs outdated?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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Middle school sisters practice leadership, service, speaking

"If you have a free Saturday, you don't have to sit around 'vegging' out in front of the TV or computer; you can be part of something special in our community," said Kacie Gartner, a Liberty Middle eighth grader.

October 09, 2012 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Happy 4-H week!

We hope you'll join in the festivities as we celebrate 108 years of 4-H in Newton County.

October 09, 2012 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Oak Hill sets the standard

In the lobby of Oak Hill Elementary, the trophy case is packed full of recognition.

In barely more than 10 years since opening, the students, faculty and staff have earned a variety of trophies, but eight bear the 4-H logo.

October 06, 2012 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H’ers on target with firearm safety

On my trip to Australia, I traveled with a scrapbook of 4-H'ers favorites.

October 02, 2012 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


4-H’ers, 4-H’ers everywhere!

Newton 4-H is bursting at the seams, literally.

September 22, 2012 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


Don’t trust everything you read online

A teacher told me this week, "If only students remembered lessons as well as commercials."

September 15, 2012 | Terri Kimble | Columnists


4-H’ers honored at annual banquet

If you compare the photos side by side, you'll spot differences between those first 4-H winners back in 1905 and those of today.

September 08, 2012 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Lasting 4-H connections

One of my 4-H'ers said that she has attended school with the same people for 12 years.

September 01, 2012 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Kimble: Box up the books for a good cause

Who remembers the little stuffed animal mouse tucked into a hole in the wall at the children's library?

I've heard those murals are still painted on some of the walls over at the building near the square where so many of my generation spent the summer checking out towering stacks of books and listening to library programs.

August 25, 2012 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


Kimble: 4-H kicks off another year

I have a nomination for Georgia Public Radio's "Atlanta Sounds" segment: the sound of new 4-H'ers reciting the 4-H pledge for the first time.

August 11, 2012 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


4-H’ers shine at State 4-H Congress

We ended the last 4-H year this week with the project competition of 250 of the top 4-H'ers in the state, including four from Newton County.

While each of the 4-H'ers was nervously focused on the announcement of winners at State 4-H Congress, I have to admit, I wasn't nervous at all.

July 28, 2012 | Terri Kimble | LOCAL


4-H needs your help

While Newton 4-H can always use donations and volunteers, there are often in-kind items or specific skills we could use to benefit youth.

July 21, 2012 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Kimble: 4-H a great way to make friends

I lived for 4-H events as a child.

July 14, 2012 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


24 hour log of a typical camp day

It's 12:20 a.m. Friday morning. We woke up at 6:20 a.m. here in cabin 55 at Rock Eagle 4-H center.

June 30, 2012 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


Health Rocks! camp a success

Watch out Covington - there are some really talented watermelon seed spitters here.

June 23, 2012 | Terri Kimble | News Columnists


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