Friday, October 24, 2008

County Stock Show Entries are due soon.

The Entry Deadline for:

Market Steers, Commercial Heifers, Dairy Heifers, Market Hogs, Poultry, Horse, & Goats is November 15, 2008. Fillable Adobe PDF Entry Forms are downloadable under the "Important 4-H Links" at the top right of this blog page. If you have any questions please respond to this post with a comment or contact the 4-H office. (903) 683-5416 or

Late entries will be accepted after the November 15 deadline up until the date of validation, December 6; HOWEVER, an additional $15.00 fee will be accessed to each entry.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Horse & Livestock Judging Project to begin soon...

Anyone interested in Horse Judging OR Livestock Judging there will be an informational meeting on Thursday, October 30 at 6:30pm at the County Office. During this meeting we will discuss members interest and pass out project information. If time permits, and depending on the different interests, we will cover some of the basics of each project.

Some of the events that we will participate in will be out of county judging events and field trips to different farms where we can do comparison judging. We welcome anyone that is interested or has ideas/places for us to view animals.

After Oct 30, our next TENTATIVE meeting will be on Saturday, Nov. 8, time tba. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact Mike or Nikki at

Thursday, October 16, 2008


I have received a few calls about conflicting dates on the calendar.

I apologize for any inconvenience this might have caused any of you.

1. The Hay Sale will take place at the Show Barn in J-ville on Thursday, October 23.

2. The County Consumer Decision Making Contest Registration Date will be December 2, 2008.

3. The County Consumer Decision Making Contest will take place on Tuesday, January 6, 2009. ~Location is Pending!!!

You will all be able to download the most updated version of the Calendar when the State 4-H Office puts our document server back online.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

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Photography Project Chairman, Wendy Emprimo, will be hosting a photography workshop tomorrow in the County Extension Office Conference Room. The Extension Office is located in the Cherokee County Courthouse Annex, on the square in Rusk and the workshop will begin at 7 PM.

County Agent, Joe Daniel will be presenting ideas on just what makes a good photo as well as pointers on editing and cropping your photos.

Hope to see you there!!!!

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Make Plans to attend

1. Cherokee County 4-H Awards Banquet
Saturday, October 18th @ 7 PM
Cherokee County Show Barn & Exposition Center
On the Loop in Jacksonville
(Each club is responsible for providing cookies or cupcakes
PALS will provide the ice cream, utensils, and drinks)

2. Cherokee County Hay Judging Workshop
Monday, October 13th @ 7 PM
Cherokee County Show Barn & Exposition Center
On the Loop in Jacksonville