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Hopkins County 4-H Archers Compete
May04

Hopkins County 4-H Archers Compete

Hopkins County 4-H By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Community Health Agent for Hopkins County, [email protected] Many folks are misguided in thinking that 4-H is all about showing animals. Quite the contrary! The Texas 4-H program offers so much more. There are many opportunities for involvement including leadership, community service, foods and nutrition, fashion and interior design, photography,...

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Summer – A Busy Time for Hopkins County 4-H’ers
Jul21

Summer – A Busy Time for Hopkins County 4-H’ers

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Community Health Agent for Hopkins County, [email protected] As we prepare for the 2021/2022 4-H year, families are gearing up for the new school year and looking forward to having their students back into the full swing of activities. The 4-H program is alive and well and we’ll be promoting enrollment in the Hopkins County 4-H program. Hopkins County 4-H members...

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Hopkins County 4-H Members Excel In Spite Of COVID-19
Jul22

Hopkins County 4-H Members Excel In Spite Of COVID-19

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent Johanna Hicks  Although our summer 4-H camps have been cancelled, Hopkins County 4-H members have found other outlets in which to direct their attention.  4-H Record-keeping is a valuable skill which can be used later in life – college admission, job applications, and organization. Recently, three Hopkins County 4-H members qualified for District...

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Agrilife: Hopkins County 4-H Members Featured; Master Wellness Volunteer Training; Jalapeno Cornbread
Nov13

Agrilife: Hopkins County 4-H Members Featured; Master Wellness Volunteer Training; Jalapeno Cornbread

Hopkins County 4-H Members Featured                In the next few weeks, you’ll be reading about the variety of programs, series, workshops, field days, and other events offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hopkins County.  We recently held our annual Extension Leadership Banquet to honor our committees, Master Volunteers, 4-H leaders,...

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Happy Mother’s Day & Summer Camps for Kids By Johanna Hicks
May11

Happy Mother’s Day & Summer Camps for Kids By Johanna Hicks

Happy Mother’s Day                Sunday is a special day for moms all across the country.  Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. It complements similar celebrations honoring family members, such as Father’s Day,...

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Upcoming 4-H Events
Apr15

Upcoming 4-H Events

Paper Clover Campaign Hopkins County 4-H members invite you to visit the 4-H exhibit at the Sulphur Springs Tractor Supply.  From April 11 thru April 22, the annual spring Paper Clover Campaign will be held.  When checking out, donate $1, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Hopkins County 4-H program.  Funds will be used to help send 4-H members to camps and leadership conferences. What’s Missing in Your Pantry? A fun,...

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Kickoff of 4-H Week 2017
Oct03

Kickoff of 4-H Week 2017

On Monday, Oct 2nd, thirty local members of the Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program gathered at the courthouse steps to witness the proclamation given by Judge Robert Newsom signaling the start of National 4-H Week which runs from Oct. 2nd through 7th. 4-H is a national organization which helps young people develop life-long knowledge and skills to become engaged citizens. The organization is divided into many different...

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Virginia 4-H Group to Visit Hopkins County
Jun02

Virginia 4-H Group to Visit Hopkins County

Virginia 4-H Group to Visit Hopkins County Those of you who keep up with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hopkins County know that we offer abundant opportunities including, camps, workshops, educational programs, field trips, exhibits, and the list goes on and on.  Perhaps one of the most exciting opportunities pertains to our 4-H families.  I’m talking about 4-H Exchange trips! During the past three summers, Hopkins...

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Johanna Hicks Receives State Honors, Commissioners Court Recognized At 2022 Extension Conference
Aug03

Johanna Hicks Receives State Honors, Commissioners Court Recognized At 2022 Extension Conference

Hopkins County Family & Community Health Extension Agent Johanna Hicks earned state honors and Hopkins County Commissioner Court was recognized last week at the 2022 Texas Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences state conference. Hicks Receives State Honors Johanna Hicks received the Healthy Texas Award at the TEAFCS Awards ceremony in Decatur, an annual event attended by Extension professionals from across the...

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What’s On YOUR Summer Calendar?
Jun16

What’s On YOUR Summer Calendar?

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] Ahhh, summertime! Many thoughts turn to going to the lake or beach, enjoying watermelon and hot dogs, sleeping late, wearing comfortable clothing and flip flops, traveling, and kicking back and taking it easy. Those are all good, but for countless people, work goes on. While looking at my summer calendar, I’m...

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