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County News

April 3, 2015

The Clarke County 4-H Youth Council is selling 4-H Apparel - T-Shirts, Hoodies, and Sweat Pants!  Youth and adult sizes are available.  The funds raised will go towards events at the county fair including the exhibitor dance and many others.  Be sure to get your order in today.  All orders are due with payment to the Clarke County Extension office by Tuesday, April 28th.  For more information be sure to talk to your 4-H Youth Council members:  Gabe Crawford, Anna Sereg, Trinity Miler, Rileigh Hiatt, Frank Thacker, Daylee Hembry, Noah Heckman, Mackenzie Keller, Leia Decker, Sydney Garrett, Keara Wheeler, and Alexis Benda.  

March 25, 2015

The Juntos program is being offered in Clarke County beginning in April.  The Juntos program helps Latino students be successful in school and discover paths to higher education.  This 6-session course meets every week for 2 1/4 hours.  Each class includes a meal and family-centered activities for 8th - 12th grade studens and their parents.  Register today!  

March 20, 2015

Clarke County Extension will be hosting a ServSafe Training on Monday, April 6, 2015.  ServSafe is a national certification program for food service managers.  All Food Service operations are required to have at least one certified staff person.  Preregistrations are due by Thursday, April 2 to ensure enough materials are available.  

November 6, 2014

The Clarke-Decatur FSA office announces some important USDA deadlines.  For more information contact the Clarke-Decatur FSA Office, 709 Furnas Drive Suite 2, Osceola or call (641) 342-2162.

September 2, 2014

It is hard to believe that it is time to get enrolled in Clarke County 4-H already.  Adventures await for all Clarke County Youth.  Kindergarten - 3rd Grade have a great Clover Kids program available while those grades 4th - 12th have traditional and specialized clubs available.  Members explore a wide variety of life skills including healthy living, the environment, citizenship, plants and animals, science and technology, and expressive arts through hands-on activites in a non-competitive environment.  

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