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2022 4-H Achievement Banquet: Carroll, Reyes Receive Awards For Outstanding Leadership
Aug24

2022 4-H Achievement Banquet: Carroll, Reyes Receive Awards For Outstanding Leadership

Each year, an achievement banquet is held to recognize Hopkins County 4-H members and leaders for their achievements and outstanding leadership over the past year. At the 2022 Hopkins County 4-H Achievement Banquet, Rylie Carroll and Tammy Reyes were honored for outstanding leadership, while the new county 4-H council officers were recognized, and several other 4-H members received certificates for their accomplishments. Extension...

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Achievement Banquet Honors 4-H’ers with Gold Star Award, Scholarships and Volunteer Recognition
Aug25

Achievement Banquet Honors 4-H’ers with Gold Star Award, Scholarships and Volunteer Recognition

Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsome with 4-H students honored at the Achievement Banquet Each year, the Achievement Banquet honors Hopkins County 4-H students who have excelled in their chosen areas of interest during the past 12 months. Now, just as a new 4-H enrollment year is beginning, these students were recognized for hard work and success during 2020/2021.  All five 4-H clubs of Hopkins County had a number of students...

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Geoffrey Stewart Awarded Janie Crump Memorial 4-H Scholarship
Aug10

Geoffrey Stewart Awarded Janie Crump Memorial 4-H Scholarship

Bessonett, Allen Receive Danforth ‘I Dare You’ Award; Civic Center Manager Recognized For Support Of 4-H, Extension Hopkins County Extension Agents Johanna Hicks and Mario Villarino during Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning recognized five youth Monday morning for their outstanding achievements and contributions to 4-H and honored one local supporter of 4-H and Extension programs. One students received the...

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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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Large 4-H Member Participation at 2020 NETLA
Mar05

Large 4-H Member Participation at 2020 NETLA

Increased 4-H participation at NETLA show reaps benefits SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX- The last week of February in Hopkins County is always a big deal. Every year the Northeast Texas Livestock Association facilitates a huge livestock show that allows FFA and 4-H kids residing in Hopkins County to bring their livestock projects consisting of Beef Steers or Heifers, Swine, Goats, Lambs, and Poultry projects. This gives the kids the opportunity...

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Hopkins County 4-H Members Earn District Honors
Jun01

Hopkins County 4-H Members Earn District Honors

               4-H is the largest youth organization in the United States.  Close to 200 youth are members of 4-H in Hopkins County.  Several members participated in District 4-H contests recently, and brought home numerous awards.  The following is a list of the 4-H’ers along with their respective contests and placings: Food Show Marilena Reyes,...

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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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4-H recognition By Johanna Hicks
Sep04

4-H recognition By Johanna Hicks

Hopkins County 4-H Recognizes Outstanding Leader/Member Most people have heard of 4-H, the state’s largest youth organization, but many don’t realize that 4-H is under the direction of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  Hopkins County has a strong 4-H program, and this was evident at the recent 4-H Achievement Banquet.  With over 160 4-H members in Hopkins County, 4-H offers a wide variety of opportunities. The 2017 4-H...

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NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Steer Contest Results
Feb27

NETLA Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show 2022 Steer Contest Results

The Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show hosted by NETLA featured 26 entries Competing in seven classes at the 2022 Steer Contest held Friday at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center. Four youth showed more than one steer, each in a different class. Additionally, Hopkins County FFA and 4-H members showing their livestock projects also had the opportunity compete by age for Showmanship honors, and the top two steers overall were...

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Christmas Joys Holiday Program – Final Reminder
Oct29

Christmas Joys Holiday Program – Final Reminder

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, B.S., M.Ed., Hopkins County Family & Community Health Agent, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, This popular program, scheduled for Monday, Nov. 4, is just a few short days away and both sessions are full. However, we...

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