Stories tagged with: 4-H

March 3, 2014 - 6:03pm
20 weeks 2 days ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners have decreed the first full week of March "Ohio 4-H week"

Commissioners met with 4-H leaders this afternoon to read the proclamation. The 4-H flag will also fly over the court house all week. 4-H empowers youth for positive change.

"One of the things that i really like and look forward to is the family connection," said Michelle Fehr, extension educator of 4-H youth. "There are many people in several areas that...

September 19, 2013 - 5:23pm
43 weeks 6 days ago

A new full-time position with the Ohio State University Extension Agency is open in Muskingum County.

Educator, Mark Mechling says he is currently looking to fill a 4-H Educator position. The deadline is October 6th.

"the 4-H Educator positions requires a master's degree," said Mechling. Their main job will be to work with the youth of Muskingum County who are enrolled in the 4-H programs. "

Along with a master's degree, the position requires strong...

September 13, 2013 - 5:50pm
44 weeks 5 days ago

Shania May is part of the 4-H Cousin's Club and she spent Friday showing off her Port Polish rabbits in the rabbit hut. Although this is May's first year showing, she knows a lot all thanks to YouTube. It's also Cody Harding's first year showing for the Leatherwood Valley 4-H Club. He won first place in his showing and says holding the rabbit close to you is key.

"Holding it by it's ears and flipping it over; that's how you communicate with it and just tell it to calm down and...

March 4, 2013 - 5:52pm
1 year 20 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioner's Office signed a proclamation to recognize 4-H week in Muskingum County. It's a way for the organization to let the community know what the program is about and how it can benefit Muskingum County's youth. 4-H is a nationwide organization and is offered in every county in Ohio. The program is designed to develop life skills in young people.

"There are over 170 projects that are offered to 4-H members. They are organized into 4-H clubs so they...

March 8, 2012 - 7:17pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

The local branch of a national organization is being recognized...

The Muskingum County Commissioners proclaimed this week as Ohio 4-h Week. Vicki Reed is involved in 4-H youth development, and said this week is a great way to promote the organization.

"4-H does so much. Where do I begin... Leadership skills and leadership development, developing responsibility, how to make decisions. You know, learning, mastering skills."

Reed said 4-H is quite popular,...

July 13, 2011 - 6:38pm
3 years 1 week ago

Muskingum County 4-H students got to show off their dogs Wednesday afternoon.

Agility course and obedience judging took place at the Muskingum County Fairgrounds. Advisor Lynn Sellars says it takes a lot of work to prepare the dogs and kids.

"They have to learn some obedience, they have to be able to lead." Sellars said about the dogs. "They have to be able to do a down when instructed, and they have to be able to follow the pointing hand to do a jump."


March 7, 2011 - 7:02pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

An area club is being recognized by the Muskingum County Commissioners.

The commissioners have declared March 6th-12th as Ohio 4-H week. They believe the program has contributed to the growth and development of the state's youth.

"We're just very blessed in this county to have that kind of support, they support us in a lot of different ways and without them we wouldn't be able to function," said Extension Educator Vicky Reed.

All week long area members will...

March 3, 2010 - 5:44pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

A program that helps students learn skills to succeed in life is getting a little local help and it's in the form of a moving billboard.

4-H in Muskingum, Morgan, and Perry counties will be promoted around the area by Smith Concrete trucks now sporting the 4-H logo and website.

"This is the first," said Vicki Schwartz, Associate State 4-H Leader. "This roving cement truck will be going through three counties and letting everyone know how they can get involved...

January 17, 2010 - 8:59pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

Students at John Glenn have a cure to your sweet tooth.

Sunday was the 8th Annual Pie Day at Ohio Pottery on East Pike for John Glenn High School 4-H club members.

"We sell them to raise money for our horse show and to help pay for different things, expenses for our club and so far we have been really successful this year, we have sold 52 pies," tells Sammantha Kitchen, the president of the 4-H Club.

That is almost double the amount of pies sold last year. A...

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