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YOUTH Leadership Night Bosque County 4-H would like to invite all youth in Bosque County to attend Youth Leadership Night on Thursday, February, 5th at 6:30pm at the Clifton Civic Center.   The goal of the 4-H program is to develop future leaders in our community and world, and this event is a great opportunity to learn more about leadership from a widely recognized leadership speaker, Ronnie McDonald.  Join us for free pizza and a great leadership learning opportunity. Ronnie McDonald is a proud graduate of the Fighting Texas… Read More →

Blackland Income Growth Conference

The Blackland Income Growth Program seeks to improve the overall agricultural and agri-business economy of the Blackland area.  This Annual BIG Conference is scheduled for February 3-4, 2015, at the ExtraCo Events Center in Waco. On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, commodity groups will offer educational programs, including a session on Rural Land Management. This year’s Rural Land Management session will be held in the ExtraCo Hall from 9:00AM to 11:45AM. Guest speakers include Tiffany Dowell, TAMU Extension Specialist – Agriculture Law, presenting information on Landowner’s Rights and Responsibilities;… Read More →

Food Challenge

We are so proud of the Bosque County 4-H Food Challenge Teams!  On Wednesday December 10, Bosque County 4-H sent three teams to compete at the District Food Challenge competition in Belton. The Crazy Cooks Team won 4th place and the Team Spirit Award in the Junior/Intermediate Fruits and Vegetable Category.  Crazy Cooks team members include Jackson DeBorde, Madisyn Hicks, Dakota Casssidy, and Hayden Hewitt .  The Sizzlin Sistah’s, consisting of Bailey Burt, Reese Errington, Libby Stauffer, and McKenzie Hicks, did an excellent job in the Junior/Intermediate Breads… Read More →

County Food Challenge & Central TX Youth Fair News

County Food Challenge The County Food Challenge Contest was held on Saturday November 22 at First Baptist Meridian. All of the teams did a great job and showed much improvement in their preparation, nutrition knowledge, and presentation to the judges.   Two junior/intermediate teams will advance to the district level. The Crazy Cooks made up of Jackson DeBorde, Madisyn Hicks, Dakota Cassidy, and Hayden Hewitt (bottom), and the Sizzlin’ Sistah’s made up of Libby Stauffer, Resse Errington, Bailey Burt, and McKenzie Hicks (middle). The one senior team that will… Read More →

County Food Challenge Contest

The County Food Challenge Contest is being held at First Baptist Meridian at 11:00am tomorrow. There will be one senior team and two intermediate/junior teams advancing to the district competition. The teams participating are as follows: Senior Team: Lia Worley, Mackenzie Errington, Emma Guillory, and Elizabeth Seely Intermediate Team:  Reese Errington, Libby Stauffer, Bailey Burt, and McKenzie Hicks Intermediate Team:  Jackson DeBorde, Madisyn Hicks, Dakota Cassidy, and Hayden Hewitt Junior Team: Haley Creech, Jasmin Munoz, and Joshua Wyatt

New 4-H Archery Club

We are so proud to announce Bosque County’s newest 4-H Club: the Bosque Bullseyes Archery Club!  Last week, the new club met to adopt bylaws and elect officers.  The archery club will continue to meet practice their archery skills every Tuesday at 5:30pm at the Clifton Armory.  The club will hold a monthly business meeting on the second Tuesday of the month before practice.  Congratulations to the Bosque Bullseyes Archery Club and their new officers!