Who won grand champion honors at this year’s Geauga County Fair? Find out here.
ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA had strong representation at the Richland County Fair held Aug. 5-12 with a total of 28 participants. On Aug. 6, the majority of members participated in the Feeder Calf Show. Placing overall in the show ring for dairy feeders included Abby Motter, third and Jacob Lewis, eighth. Representing Crestview […]
RAVENNA, Ohio — The Southeast FFA officers recently completed a retreat for the upcoming school year. Officers who attended the retreat at adviser Ben Campbell’s farm were President Nathan Boring, Vice President Alex Zavara, Treasurer Nick Sampson, Reporter Tim Tarter, Sentinel Jimmie Bishop, and Chaplain Melanie Sartor.
BERLIN CENTER, Ohio — The August meeting of Western Reserve Rangers was led by Delorean Jones, Gabriella Marinescu and Shannon Marshburn. Congratulations were extended to Shannon Marshburn who won a First Place Clock Trophy in the State 4-H Style Revue for Shopping Savvy. Karl Reph and Jena Styka brought back to Mahoning County Outstanding of […]
WELLINGTON, Ohio — More than $20,000 in junior fair scholarships was awarded at the county scholarship night Aug. 1 to 21 junior fair participants. Seven Firelands FFA members earned many scholarships on this special evening. Shelby Balint, daughter of Tom and Darlene Balint, of Huron, earned the Kevin N. Younglas Memorial Scholarship. Sara Laughlin, daughter […]
NEWBURY, Ohio — Breeders and Feeders 4-H club had its last meeting at the Pirus Farm. They discussed making thank you signs to thank last year’s buyers. Photos must be 4-inch-by-6 inch and turned in to Courtney or Karen by Aug. 26. All 4-H members are to bring one dozen cookies or brownies (four per […]
Results from this year’s Columbiana County Fair market livestock sale, which totaled more than $425,000.
ANDOVER, Ohio — The Pymatuning Valley FFA held a meeting July 18, where everyone enjoyed swimming and a picnic. One upcoming event for the Pymatuning Valley FFA includes the Ashtabula County Fair. It is here where members will be able to showcase the animals that they have invested so much time and care in. Also […]
HANOVERTON, Ohio — The Hicks & Hayseeds 4-H club from Hanoverton used a “superstar” theme to build their silent auction basket for this year’s county fair. For the past year, members have been writing letters to stars in the entertainment, business and sports worlds asking for donations. Club members have written 60 letters and have […]
WASHINGTON — Waterford FFA members Blake Campbell, Jessica Coulter and Megan Whalin attended the 2012 Washington Leadership Conference this summer. They attended workshop sessions on persuasive communication, character leadership and building relationships, and participated in discussions on citizenship. They also participated in service learning events. A highlight of the week was a visit to the […]
CORTLAND, Ohio — Several members of the Brookfield 4-H club visited Starr Manufacturing in Vienna, Ohio, June 21 to present a plaque to Andreas and Dale Foerster for sponsoring 4-H. There will also be a sign honoring the company in the Trumbull County Fair poultry barn. Brookfield 4-H club used the donation to purchase all […]
WASHINGTON, Pa. — Washington County 4-H members are given an opportunity to improve their public speaking skills and demonstration skills at the 2012 4-H County Activity Night that was held June 12. Over 30 4-H members ages 8 to 18 years old presented demonstrations, impromptu speeches, public speaking and theatrical presentations. 4-H members who received […]
SMITHVILLE, Ohio — Thirteen members of the Smithville FFA chapter attended summer FFA camp June 4-8: Donnie Mercer, Devun Cline, Wyatt Bear, Harold Kennedy, Dylan Unkefer, Bobby Joyner, Calvin Moser, Shawn Ault, Kolstin Hartzler, Heather Kandel, Mariana Cantera, Cortney Miller and Erica Duff. FFA members were split into camp chapters with other FFA members from […]
NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys 4-H club met May 20 at Snyder’s Cabin. Guests Ashley Hudzick and Melissa Moliterno described 4-H camp at Camp Whitewood and shared information about the dates and activities this year. Members signed up to plant flowers at the fairgrounds. Also, the advisers shared information about a safety […]
SALINEVILLE, Ohio — The Southern Local FFA chapter attended the 84th state FFA convention in Columbus May 3 and 4. Twenty members visited the career and trade show and had the opportunity to hear motivational speakers at the convention. Adam Sevek (treasurer), Lindsay Bonam (reporter) and Mikaela Bentley (secretary) received chapter officer awards for their […]
HOMEWORTH, Ohio — The Mudlake Beavers 4-H club held its monthly meeting May 14 at the Washington Township Building. The club recently raised money toward keeping the Ohio State University Extension office open. The club received a $100 donation from the Washington Ruritans for the cause. The club also participated in the Minerva Unity Walk […]
ASHTABULA, Ohio — The Saybrook Raiders met May 21. Proceeds from the bake sale fundraiser were used to buy everyone a T-shirt. The club will be selling food June 16 at the small animal clinics on the fairgrounds. Abri Jones reported on her recycling project fundraiser with Ashtabula Recycling. The club will raise a pen […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — Thirty-three members of the West Holmes FFA attended the 84th annual state convention May 3-4 in Columbus. Members Travis Campbell, Garrett O’Donnell, Aaron Clark, and Shane Gardner had proficiency interviews to start the morning, and the other members went to the Columbus Zoo. All members then attended the first session, led by […]
BEVERLY, Ohio — On May 11 the Fort Frye FFA held its annual FFA picnic. At the picnic, the new officers held its first meeting, which was also the last meeting of the school year. During the meeting, the students discussed holding a pool party during the summer. They decided that the pool party would […]
MOUNT GILEAD, Ohio — The Buckeye Brigade 4-H club used a donation of flowers from Singing Springs Nursery as part of its Cloverbuds’ community service project. The Cloverbuds presented the flowers to residents of Bennington Glen Nursing Center for Mother’s Day. * * * GLEN EASTON, W. Va. — The Marshall County 4-H and FFA […]