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Lincoln County, Mo – At the Lincoln County Fair, the local 4-H clubs crowned its new King and Queen for 2022, as well as Clover Kid and Princess.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - Four years ago, Drew Karsten started sportfishing as a member of the Winfield-Foley 4-H Fireflies - and fell for it hook, line and sinker.

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Lincoln County, Mo. - The Lincoln County 4-H Recognition Night was recently held at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The annual event honors 4-H members and leaders for their hard work during the program year. Those receiving top honors were:

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Winfield, Mo. - Kierstyn Schieffer of Winfield in Lincoln County was selected to demonstrate how to make Mason jar lid photo magnets and coasters at the 4-H Building at the Missouri State Fair.  

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Last year, through the Missouri Farmers Care Pork Partnership, Missouri pig farmers and partners donated 611 pigs to provide more than 318,000 servings of pork to meet the needs of food-insecure Missourians.

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Due to COVID-19, the traditional 4-H recognition night was not held, but the following awards were given to 4-H clubs to be presented at a upcoming 4-H club meeting. 

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How can private and public partners across Missouri strengthen and enhance the state’s workforce? This is the focus of University of Missouri System Engagement Week, Oct. 26-30, in partnership with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The public is invited to register at extension.…

People’s Bank & Trust recently made a donation to pay premiums to 4-H and FFA members on their exhibits.  Presenting the check is Suzette Morris (left) Vice-President of operations and Rhonda Shafer, County Engagement Specialist in 4-H Youth Development. 

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Lincoln County 4-H’ers turned out in force at the State Horse Judging event, held late February at the National Equestrian Center in Lake Saint Louis. Five young women from the area participated in the day-long event: Lily Wehmer, Marlie Karsten, Rebecca Hawkes  and Sophie Burkemper were on …

Hi! My name is Kaitlynn Foster I’m 14 years old and a member of the Kountry Kids 4-H club in Lincoln County and Science matters in St. Louis County. It has been a crazy busy, super exciting and great year! My projects are rabbits, shot gun, air pistol, gardening, computer coding and breads.

My name is Catie Henke. I have been in 4H for 5 years and I am 13 years old. I show swine and sheep. My other projects are arts and crafts, livestock judging and photography.

This past year in 4-H I participated in shooting sports and swine. Working with my pig and showing it at the fair is always fun! Being around other 4-H and FFA members at the fair and always learning new things is what 4-H means to me. Thanks to all the volunteers in the Swine Barn and those…

I had many good experiences this year in 4-H. I have been in 4-H for 5 years and I have enjoyed every year so far. My favorite project this year was raising my steer “Tucker”. I learned that it is important to work with your steer every day. I also participated in two shooting projects this …

Hi my name is Garrett Henke. I am 14 years old and I have been in 4-H for 6 years. I show swine and steers. I am hoping to also show sheep. Next year my projects are welding, livestock judging, swine, beef and photography.

Hi! My name is Abbie Agers and I am part of the Moscow Mills Willing Workers 4H Club. I have been in 4H for 3 years and I am 14 years old. The projects I like to do in 4H is Poultry, Shooting Sports/Trap and Photography. I like doing these projects because it’s a chance to learn new things, …

Hi my name is Emma Agers. I am part of Moscow Mills 4-H Club Willing Workers 4-H Club and I am 14 years old. I have been in 4-H for 3 years. 

Hi! My name is Lauralye Richardson. This is my 5th year in Spring Branch Helping Hands 4-H club. My projects include Arts and Crafts, Photography, Poultry, Dogs, Microwave Magic, and Foods. 4-H has helped me to learn new skills and build my confidence.

Hi my name is Kensington Foster. I am eight years old and a first year member of 4H. I have been a clover kid for the last three years, but this year I was able to participate in projects. I joined 4H because my sister is in it and it looked like a lot of fun.

How do I write a short story about 4-H when it covers most of my 16 years of life? I really do not remember life outside 4-H. My oldest sister was 16 when I was born, and she had already been in 4-H for 8 years. I have 2 other older siblings that followed suit. So, I started going to meeting…

My name is Sophia White. I am 13 years old. I am a member of Spring Branch Helping Hands. This is my first year of being a 4-H member. I participated in Photography 1.  We had the opportunity to go to a variety of locations to take pictures. My favorite was Big Joel’s Safari because I like t…

My name is Haden Schieffer. I am the son of James and Amanda Schieffer of Troy. This was my fifth year in Spring Branch Helping Hands 4H Club. My projects include Beef, Poultry, Shotgun, Smallbore rifle, Entomology and Welding. I have learned so many things in 4H and are counting on learning…

My name is Emilee Harris. I am 16 years old. I am a member of Spring Branch 4-H Helping Hands Club. This is my 4th year in 4-H. My projects include: Poultry 3, Cake Decorating 2, Photography 2, Scrapbooking, Arts and Crafts, Home Environment and Leadership.

My name is Koen and I am 10 years old. I am a member of the Cuivre River Eager Beavers club. This is my second year in 4-H. I show Poultry at the Lincoln County Fair. I like 4-H because you make friends. I like to raise chickens because it is fun, trust me! I sell Cornish Cross meat birds. I…

Hi, I’m Boaz Grimstead, I’m 10 years old. My parents are Guy and Mande Grimstead, and I have 2 younger brothers Ezra and Ezekiel. We live in Troy, Missouri, where our loving mom homeschools us three boys. I’ve always wanted to be in 4-H because my cousins are in 4-H, and my mom and uncle gre…

My name is Jordan Shields. I have been in Moscow Mills Willing Workers 4-H club for 5 years. 4-H has taught me to be responsible and to help my community.  It has also taught me to be a good leader for others. I enjoy showing my pigs and exhibiting my projects at the fair.