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National Fruit & Vegetable Month Approaches
May15

National Fruit & Vegetable Month Approaches

National Fruit & Vegetable Month Approaches                The month of June is knocking at the door as the final week of April brings a little rain, a little sun, and some warm weather.  While June is best known for its scorching temperatures and the beginning of summer, did you know that June is also National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month?  Fruits...

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Johanna Hicks: High Blood Pressure: Do You Know Your Numbers?, Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop
May08

Johanna Hicks: High Blood Pressure: Do You Know Your Numbers?, Twogether in Texas Marriage Education Workshop

By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: DO YOU KNOW YOUR NUMBERS? Johanna Hicks Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences 1200-B W. Houston P.O.Box 518 Sulphur springs, TX 75483 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax [email protected]  The “Be Well, Live Well: Healthy Aging” series is well underway, and we’re having a great time...

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15 Tips for a Picky Eater By Johanna Hicks
Apr23

15 Tips for a Picky Eater By Johanna Hicks

Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, 1200-B W. Houston, P.O.Box 518, Sulphur springs, TX 75483; phone: 903-885-3443;fax: 903-439-4909; [email protected] Picky eaters can be challenging, but there are many tips to help children consume the nutrients they need. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension provides the following suggestions: Offer a nibble tray: Use an ice cube tray or muffin tin...

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Johanna Hicks: Car Seat Check-up A Huge Success!
Apr08

Johanna Hicks: Car Seat Check-up A Huge Success!

Johanna Hicks Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences 1200-B W. Houston P.O.Box 518 Sulphur springs, TX 75483 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax [email protected] By Johanna Hicks Local parents and guardians showed up in full force for the car seat check-up held recently in Sulphur Springs. It is heartwarming to know that parents care enough to take the time to ensure that their little ones are...

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Johanna Hicks: 4-H Members Excel; Extension, TxDOT Partnering For Child Safety Seat Check-up Event
Mar30

Johanna Hicks: 4-H Members Excel; Extension, TxDOT Partnering For Child Safety Seat Check-up Event

By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent HOPKINS COUNTY 4-H MEMBERS EXCEL Johanna Hicks Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences 1200-B W. Houston P.O.Box 518 Sulphur springs, TX 75483 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax [email protected] Spring is a busy month for Hopkins County 4-H members. Thanks to all the leaders, parents, and grandparents...

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Upcoming Agrilife Extension Events
Mar27

Upcoming Agrilife Extension Events

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Department of Transportation are sponsoring a Car Seat Checkup event on Wednesday, April 3, on the Lowe’s Parking Lot in Sulphur Springs, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  Technicians will be on hand to check for proper installation, size, and condition of the child’s car seat.  A new child safety seat will be provided at no charge if there are problems with the current seat. ...

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Diabetes Support Group Meets Today at Noon
Mar26

Diabetes Support Group Meets Today at Noon

A Diabetes Support Group for Hopkins County and surrounding areas will meet the 4th Tuesday of each month. The newly formed group will meet Tuesday, March 26, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hopkins County, 1200 W. Houston Street, Sulphur Springs at 12:00 noon.  The group is open to anyone who has diabetes or who cares for someone with diabetes.  Informative topics for discussion will include...

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Living With Asthma By Johanna Hicks
Mar14

Living With Asthma By Johanna Hicks

Living with Asthma                More than 1.5 million people in Texas are affected by asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). However, this number does not include those who have the disease and have not yet been diagnosed. So, what exactly is asthma and what can you do about it?...

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You CAN Manage Your Diabetes By Johanna Hicks
Feb28

You CAN Manage Your Diabetes By Johanna Hicks

You CAN Manage Your Diabetes!             As many of you know, our youngest son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 2 ½ and our world was turned topsy turvy!  When I re-entered the career as Extension Agent several years ago, my passion was diabetes education.  Our son was my inspiration for helping others manage diabetes....

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Secure Your Child’s Future – Free Car Seat Inspection: By Johanna Hicks
Feb22

Secure Your Child’s Future – Free Car Seat Inspection: By Johanna Hicks

               Every parent wants the best for their child’s future, and one of the best ways to make sure your child will have a bright future is to be sure that you are correctly using the correct car seat for your child…and that the seat is correctly installed in your vehicle.  The problem is that keeping them safe in vehicles isn’t as easy as it might...

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