Local EE clubs attend state convention

Thursday, September 30, 2010
By Tanya Davis

Wise County Extension Education Clubs were represented at the annual Texas Extension Education Association State Convention in Wichita Falls Sept. 21-23 by Marilyn Collins, Bobbie Ashley, Linda Hood, Dixie Range and Gerry Galloway of the Greenwood Extension Education Club.

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4-H Explosion is Oct. 9

Thursday, September 23, 2010
By Tanya Davis

When you hear the word, "4-H," what image comes to mind? A green clover? Cows? Goats?

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4-H awards banquet is Aug. 21

Thursday, August 12, 2010
By Tanya Davis

Attention all Wise County 4-H'ers: The annual Wise County 4-H Awards Banquet is 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at the First Baptist Church of Decatur. Gold Star, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Farm Bureau and Danforth - I Dare You awards will be presented. Also, Club of the Year and Leader of the Year awards will be given.

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Dog Project competitors bring home awards

Thursday, July 22, 2010
By Tanya Davis

It was another challenging year for the Wise County 4-H members who competed in the 40th annual State 4-H Dog Show in Belton July 9-11. More than 20 counties were represented by their 4-H dog project competitors. Wise County had nine participants this year who brought home numerous awards. Adryanna Russell – 10th Costume, 9th […]

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Record book winners announced

Thursday, July 15, 2010
By Tanya Davis

Winners in the Texas AgriLife Extension Service Rolling Plains-3 District 4-H Record Judging were selected July 8, when screening groups met at the Wilbarger Memorial Auditorium in Vernon, according to Kelli Lehman, extension program specialist 4-H for the 24 Rolling Plains counties.

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4-Hers prepare to Green Out Ballpark

Thursday, July 8, 2010
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Wise County 4-Hers are encouraged to spread the word that discounted tickets are on sale now for the first-ever Texas 4-H “Green Out” event to kick off the 2010-2011 4-H year with the Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics on Aug. 28 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. There is a pre-game concert by MercyMe, presented by […]

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Rabbit Mentor Training scheduled for July 16

Thursday, July 1, 2010
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The Texas 4-H Livestock Mentor Program's Rabbit Volunteer Training will be July 16-17 at the Parker County Extension office in Weatherford.

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4-H members compete at Roundup

Thursday, June 24, 2010
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Wise County is very proud of the success of our 4-H members at Texas 4-H Roundup which was held in College Station last week. The county was well represented with 15 4-H’ers that competed in several different events. Alicia Erwin from Bridgeport 4-H took top honors in horse judging competition. She was named high individual […]

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Youth water camp offered

Thursday, May 20, 2010
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Texas AgriLife Extension’s Wise County office is planning a youth water camp (WCH2O Camp) on Tuesday, June 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Decatur. The camp is offered to youth who are 10-12 years of age. The camp is free, but participants are asked to bring a sack […]

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Top winners named at district fashion show

Thursday, May 6, 2010
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This past week Wise County 4-H’ers competed in the Rolling Plains District 3 4-H Fashion Show held April 17 in Jayton. Cotton Awards, donated by the Rolling Plains Cotton Growers, Inc. were given to the best cotton garments in the construction and buying categories in each division. Participants in the District Fashion Show have completed […]

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Focus on 4H

Thursday, April 22, 2010
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Almost 300 youth from the 24 counties of the Rolling Plains Extension District competed April 14 for the right to represent the district in the State 4-H Roundup June 8-12 in College Station. Roundup winners were honored at an awards assembly at the Wilbarger Auditorium, which concluded a morning of competition. Awards were sponsored by […]

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Local 4-Hers compete at Houston show

Thursday, April 8, 2010
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Results for Wise County 4-H Dairy Goat participants at the Houston Livestock Show include the following: Amanda Peters Open Show – Grand and Reserve Champion Sr. Nubian Doe, Reserve Champion Jr. Nubian Doe Youth Show – Grand and Reserve Champion Sr. Nubian Doe, 1st Place Showmanship, 4th Place Herdsmanship Award Cheyanne Dollins Open Show – […]

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Youth compete at Houston Stock Show

Thursday, March 25, 2010
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Wise County 4-H members have had a pretty good week at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Leah Guinn of Bridgeport placed first in a class of 40 with her light weight limousine steer. Her steer sold for $7,500 Saturday at the Sale of Champions. Taylor Clayton of Decatur had a second place middle weight […]

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Preparing for the youth fair

Thursday, March 18, 2010
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Local 4-H members should be busy with last-minute preparations as the Wise County Youth Fair approaches. Some of you may need to weigh your animals or need help getting your animals clipped prior to the beginning of the Youth Fair, March 22. Wise County 4-H has scales that may be checked out for cattle, sheep, […]

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Focus on 4H

Thursday, March 7, 2010
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If you are between the ages of 5 and 8 (Clover Kids) or 9 and 19 (4-H), take a look at 4-H. 4-H is more than a club. It is young people getting ready for the future. In 4-H, you will work with other people in a 4-H club, in your school or with another […]

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