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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

RIPLEY, Ohio — The Midwestern United States flooding of 1993 returned in 2008 and many agricultural communities are experiencing the challenges of cleaning up after another episode of inclement weather. Images of homes inundated with flood waters filled local and national television newscasts during June. Helping each other. In 1997, when southern Ohio experienced flooding […]

A roundup of FFA news

Thursday, July 24, 2008

CASTALIA, Ohio — On July 15, members of Margaretta FFA chapter gathered at Kalie Bodey’s house for a summer meeting, swimming and a cookout. Members had a chance to get to know upcoming freshman and learn a little more about the FFA chapter. At the meeting, members volunteered to help move benches for the upcoming […]

A roundup of 4-H news

Thursday, July 24, 2008

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Carroll County Beef Club met June 29 at the home of Johnna Mangun. Members discussed barns and mulch for the fair, the booth, and elected committees for barn and booth duty. Members also put together care packages for overseas troops. The club will meet again after the fair. * * * […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 17, 2008

Thursday, July 17, 2008

ALLIANCE, Ohio— On June 28 the Marlington FFA chapter held its benefit square dance for Akron Children’s Hospital. Many area businesses and individuals donated goods or services, including caller Dave Ball. The chapter earned $404.60, which will all go to Akron Children’s Hospital. * * * INDIANAPOLIS — The National FFA Organization has selected 40 […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 17, 2008

Thursday, July 17, 2008

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — The Ridge Runners 4-H club met July 8 at the home of adviser Annette Clark. Members’ activity records were scored during the meeting. Members attending 4-H camp were recognized, and members discussed the upcoming fair. Livestock may start arriving the evening of July 26 and animals must be in place by noon […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 10, 2008

Thursday, July 10, 2008

COLLINS, Ohio — During the week of June 23-27, the Western Reserve FFA held its annual Safety Town. Children were taught about farm safety and farm machinery, gun safety and police awareness, how to behave on the school bus, fire safety, and how to approach a dog safely. Special thanks to those who assisted the […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 10, 2008

Thursday, July 10, 2008

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Kangaroo Krew 4-H club met June 27 with 11 members present. The club discussed project judging, animal sales and the upcoming county fair. Members took a test to prepare for judging and review what has been learned this year. Members also made decorations for the club’s fair booth. The next meeting […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 3, 2008

Thursday, July 3, 2008

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The Barnesville Progressive Home Helpers 4-H club held its regular meeting June 14 at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Barnesville. Kortney Temple gave the Treasurer’s report and Mary Moore gave the News Reporter’s reports. Belmont County Teen Camp will be Aug. 2-3. The club discussed progress on its project work. […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 3, 2008

Thursday, July 3, 2008

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Seven members of the Zane Trace FFA chapter recently attended the first session of summer FFA camp at Camp Muskingum June 9-13. During their stay, they had the chance to try new sports such as archery, motor boating, kayaking, rock climbing and water polo. The members also developed leadership skills by organizing […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 26, 2008

Thursday, June 26, 2008

BURTON, Ohio — The Breeders & Feeders met May 18 at the Patterson Center in Burton. The club started with a business meeting and went over new and old business. Ryan Ivans, the safety chairman, gave a presentation on bike safety. After the business meeting, members completed the quality assurance. Matt Peterson, the assistant adviser, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 19, 2008

Thursday, June 19, 2008

BROOKFIELD, Ohio — The Brookfield 4-H Friends recently met to discuss fair preparations. The fair runs July 7-13 and all members must have their animals in place by 4 p.m. July 7. The fair clean-up day is July 28. Project interview judging is at 5:30 p.m. June 25. * * * ELLSWORTH, Ohio — At […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 19, 2008

Thursday, June 19, 2008

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA held its monthly meeting at the horticulture building. Items on the agenda included: volunteering at the humane society; organizing the fair booth; and the upcoming benefit square dance at 8:30 p.m. June 28 at the Nimishillen Grange. It is a benefit for Akron Children’s Hospital. There will be snacks, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 12, 2008

Thursday, June 12, 2008

LISBON, Ohio — Jill Zehentbauer, daughter of Neil and LouAnn Zehentbauer of Hanoverton, Ohio, has been named the recipient of this year’s Bank-sponsored 4-H/FFA Junior Fair Exhibitor Scholarship the first semester of the 2008-2009 school year. Zehentbauer is enrolled at Akron University, majoring in radiology. Her junior fair participation has focused in the area of […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of June 12, 2008

Thursday, June 12, 2008

ANDOVER, Ohio — The Pymatuning Valley FFA chapter took May 20 to teach kindergartners and first graders where their food comes from with a program called Food For America. The children got to learn how they get fish, bacon, cereal, chicken, milk and hamburgers. At the end of the day, the children got a bag […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 5, 2008

Thursday, June 5, 2008

NORTH BENTON, Ohio — The Village Varieties 4-H club met May 20 at the North Benton Presbyterian Church. In old business, the club collected notes of encouragement to send to servicemen currently serving in Iraq. The county poster contest was also discussed. In new business, adviser Sharen O’Brock read a thank-you note from a servicewoman, […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of June 5, 2008

Thursday, June 5, 2008

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Mapleton FFA 2008 officer team traveled to the elementary school May 14 to conduct its annual Ag Day. Each year, they speak to the preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students about some of the aspects of agriculture. This year, the officers set up five stations that each of the 160 students would […]

FFA builds baseball building

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

BESSEMER, Pa. — The Mohawk Vo-Ag program completed a large project this spring.

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 29, 2008

Thursday, May 29, 2008

BLOOMINGDALE, Ohio — The Sunrise Rascals recently met at the Boyds’ home with eight members attending. Members completed quality assurance and tag-in for small animals. It was also reported that the paper drive was a success. Demonstrations were given on safety and health. Club members also worked on the flower beds at the fairgrounds. The […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of May 29, 2008

Thursday, May 29, 2008

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — Members of the West Holmes FFA chapter traveled to Columbus May 1-3 for the 80th Ohio State FFA Convention. During the convention, members participated in CDE tests. Members also took the Cooperative Education Test and placed seventh as a team. Individual placements included: Emma Brewer, 18th; Martin Overholt, 26th; Katie O’Donnell, 31st; […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 22, 2008

Thursday, May 22, 2008

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — The Milkmakers 4-H Club met 12 at Jerusalem Church with 28 members in attendance. The club talked about old business; demonstration sign-up sheet; cheese sale orders due and the pick-up date is May 21; and the theme for upcoming fair is “Wild Wild West.” New business included discussion about having to […]

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