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A roundup of 4-H news for Aug. 28, 2008

Thursday, August 28, 2008

NEWCOMERSTOWN, Ohio — The Buckhorn Tribe 4-H club met Aug. 10 with 20 members present. The event was held in the pavilion at Tall Timbers and members enjoyed swimming, fishing and a picnic before the meeting. During the meeting, Mackenzie Hursey gave a demonstration on good manners. Mathew Hursey gave a demonstration on chess and […]

A roundup of FFA news for Aug. 28, 2008

Thursday, August 28, 2008

ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA chapter recently held its summer meeting and cookout at Ethan Sayers’ house. Thirty-two members and three guests showed up for the meeting and cookout. Members discussed plans for the upcoming Athens County Fair including improvements to the FFA booths, FFA fun day, and the annual fair cook out. After […]

A roundup of 4-H news for Aug. 21, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008

NEWBURY, Ohio — The Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H club is getting ready for the Geauga County Fair. They have been meeting each month. The club raises beef, pigs, ducks and turkeys. For service projects in 2008, they created Easter cards for the residents of Pleasant Hill Home. They also did yard work for a […]

A roundup of FFA news for Aug. 21, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA chapter held its monthly meeting Aug. 12. All officers and several advisers attended. Members discussed the Grange fair booth, new students, and fruit sale prizes. The next meeting is 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in the Marlington Horticulture Building. Guests are welcome. * * * CRESTON, Ohio — Norwayne FFA members […]

A roundup of 4-H news for August 14, 2008

Thursday, August 14, 2008

4-H news from club members for the week of Aug. 14, 2008

A roundup of 4-H news for August 7, 2008

Thursday, August 7, 2008

NORTH JACKSON, Ohio — The Jackson-Milton Livestock Club took first place with its float in the North Jackson Fourth of July parade. Members met recently to review community service projects for the year, the club’s picnic and showmanship clinic. Several members also attended 4-H camp this summer. Members also discussed their livestock projects and reviewed fair […]

A roundup of FFA news for July 31, 2008

Thursday, July 31, 2008

OBERLIN, Ohio — The Firelands FFA chapter held its annual summer picnic July 11 at the Krumwiedes’ farm in Wakeman. Members enjoyed hillbilly golf, corn hole, volleyball, swimming, and an inflatable bouncing cage, followed by a bonfire. The next FFA meeting is 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 in the Agricultural Science room at Firelands.

A roundup of 4-H news for July 31, 2008

Thursday, July 31, 2008

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Country Classics 4-H club met July 16 at the Steubenville Saddle Club with 29 members present. Mara Carducci was in charge of the meeting. Plans for the Jefferson County Fair were discussed. Six members gave demonstrations. The next meeting is at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds at 7 p.m. Aug. 6. * […]

FFA youth finish ‘Operation Payback’

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, […]

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