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  • February 1, 2017

    LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Five young people from Lincoln County will be attending the inauguration in Washington next week.

    "I'm just hoping I can tell my kids about it some day. To have an opportunity like this."They're part of dozens of people in the 4-H organization that started planning the trip even before they knew who the candidates would be.

    Learning about the electoral process and politics has long been a part of the 4-H program in Lincoln County.

  • February 1, 2017

    BURLINGTON, Ky., (Jan. 26, 2017) – Eight 4-Hers recently got to be a part of history on horseback. A few weeks ago, Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell invited the Boone County 4-H Elite Equestrian Drill Team to participate in President Donald Trump’s inauguration parade. Horses have always played a role in the parade since Thomas Jefferson’s second term in 1805.

  • January 13, 2017

    The new year is a time for resolutions, many of which include getting healthier by eating better foods and exercising more. While health has always been one of the cornerstones of 4-H, clubs across Kentucky will ramp up their health efforts during the 4-H Health Month in February to encourage young people to develop healthy habits.

    Kentucky 4-H is participating in the 4th H for Health Challenge and has teamed up with the Health Kids Out of School Initiative and Tufts University School of Nutrition to offer this program.