The Clover Express



The Clover Express
The Clover Express
Volume 59, Issue 5
January 2016
Morehouse Parish
Extension Service
9609 Marlatt Street
Bastrop, LA 71220
Fax: 283-6516
- Dates to Remember January
Honor Cord Applications
due to 4-H Office
Entry deadline for Ag
Expo Livestock Show
13-16 Ag Alley/Expo
15-16 Ag Expo Livestock Show
MLK Day—Office Closed
Honeybee Essays due
Jr. Leader Club Meeting
23-24 State 4-H Fashion Camp
Deadline to register for
Jr. Leadership Conf.
Demonstration Day
Scholarship Apps. Due
Deadline to register for
State Food/Fitness Camp
1-29 Candy Collection Drive
benefiting C.A.S.A.
Rural Electric Youth Tour
entries due
Deadline to register for
N. Region Shooting
Sports Match
3-6 District Livestock Show
12 Bulletin Board Contest
Recycled Art Contest
13-20 State Livestock Show
Jr. Leader Club Meeting
4-H Night w/ the Pelicans
Area Cookery Contest
24-25 Ag Adventures in Delhi
Deadline to register for
Co-Op Conference
9-13 N. Regional Shooting
Sports Match
Beef Posters Due
11-13 Jr. Leadership Conference
Jr. Leader Meeting
Project Books/Portfolios
due to 4-H Office
19-20 State Food/Fitness Camp
2016 - The Year to Get in Gear!
JLC is a camp led BY teens, FOR teens!
Junior Leadership Conference is open to 4-Hers who are 14 years and
older. This year’s travel-themed workshop tracks include topics such as
service learning, leadership, outdoors, healthy living, performing arts,
and science/engineering/technology. JLC will take place at Camp
Grant Walker in Pollock on March 11-13.
Registration is $80 and due by January 27th.
Jan. 29
Now is the time to prepare for Demonstration Day.
Remember, a demonstration is teaching others “how to.”
Categories include arts and crafts, food, and S.E.T. Public
Speaking and Illustrated Talk categories will also be
offered. Each category will have Junior/Senior divisions.
Contact your Club Leader for more information.
Attention teens (ages 16 years and older): Would you like a FREE trip to Washington, DC
on June 11-17, 2016? To apply, complete the application and write a formal letter to an elected
official voicing your opinion on any issue, problem, situation, or success. The Association of
Louisiana Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (ALEC) will sponsor up to two 4-H members for this
outstanding opportunity. Contact the 4-H Office for full contest rules and guidelines.
Entries must be submitted by February 1st.
**Registration for the N. Region
Shooting Sports Match is due
by Monday, February 1st.**
We need YOU….to be our
Morehouse 4-H will be hosting a collection
drive during the month of February. Please
consider donating individually wrapped bags
of candy to be used in Easter baskets for
local children in foster care. Items will be
donated to C.A.S.A. of Northeast LA.
to those competing at the
District Livestock Show in
Delhi on February 3-6!
The LSU Agricultural Center is a campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.
Citizenship Workshop
Paris Coleman (BHS), Ryan Davenport
(Pine Grove), Gwyneth Edwards (BHS),
Aaliyah Moore (Pine Grove), Zoe Pipes
(PVA), Christianna Releford (BHS),
Charlee Sistrunk (MMS), and Daniel
Wilkerson (BCS)
Holiday Fun Workshop
Allison Binns (PVA), Melissa Binns
(MMS), Harley Buffington (BCS), Paris
Coleman (BHS), Alecia Davis (Oak Hill),
Gwyneth Edwards (BHS), Jacob Frazier (MMS), Michaela Hale (BCS), Ashley
Harden (Oak Hill), Shakya Martin (Oak
Hill), Karma McCoy (Oak Hill), Emily
McKoin (BCS), Da’Travone Moore (Oak
Hill), Karley Murphy (MMS), Akeelah
Neel (Oak Hill), Roman Rawls (MMS),
Christianna Releford (BHS), Daniel
Wilkerson (BCS), and Bailey Willis (BCS)
Choose a topic you enjoy and understand.
Display a minimum of 3 posters (can be
cut from a larger poster). Include title
of the demonstration, materials, and
a step-by-step list.
Speak clearly and loud enough for the
audience to hear.
Be sure to show a finished product.
Ask for questions and present a closing
statement so the audience knows you
are done.
Practice! Practice! PRACTICE!
Made Available By:
Assistance Needed??
Lauren M. Edwards
Extension Agent(4-H)
Morehouse Parish
[email protected]
(318) 281-5741
If you have a disability which requires special
assistance for your participation in any of the
meetings or activities, please contact the
Morehouse Parish Office at 281-5741.
Ag Photography Contest Winners:
Farm Animals (Div. I)
1st: Daniel Wilkerson (BCS)
2nd: Zoe Pipes (PVA)
3rd: Shelby Risinger (BCS)
Horticulture (Div. I)
1st: Shelby Risinger (BCS)
Any Other Agriculture (Div. I)
1st: Daniel Wilkerson (BCS)
Farm Animals (Div. II)
1st: Michael Lee (MMS)
Next 4-H Star Results:
Division I
1st - Daniel Wilkerson (BCS), 2nd - Sheneka Davis (OH)
Division II
1st - Bailey Willis (BCS), 2nd - Lexi Bray (BCS)
Key Club Award
Bailey Willis
Entries for the Honeybee Essay Contest are
due to the 4-H Office by Tuesday, January 19th.
Entries must follow all contest guidelines, and be
submitted electronically. See the December 4-H
Newsletter, or call 281-5741 for more info.
The deadline to register for State Food and
Fitness Camp is Friday, January 29th. See the
December 4-H Newsletter, or call 281-5741 for
more information.
Scholarship applications are due to the 4-H
Office by Friday, January 29th. All applications
must be typed. See the December 4-H Newsletter, or call 281-5741 for more information.
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