BRILLIANT - Before joining 4-H in 2011, Abraham Humphrey was a shy Brilliant Elementary School student who just wanted to be left alone. Now, eight years later, Humphrey is winning state awards in public speaking competitions.
Marion County 4-H
HAMILTON - Samuel Sutton, 16, won 1st place at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference Turkey Barbecue Competition in Louisville, Ky., on Friday, Nov 15.
Sutton, an 11th grade student at Hamilton High School, heard about the competition through his local 4-H Club, where he has been a member for five years, and competed in a competition at the Marion County level and finished in 1st place at the state level before competing in the turkey barbecue competition at the national level in November.
HAMILTON - Now is the perfect time to plan your spring planting!
The annual Marion County 4-H Plant Sale event offers the perfect opportunity to order plants and shrubs that are grown exclusively for the North Alabama climate.
“The nursery fills the plants and trees specifically for our orders,” explained Marion County Cooperative Extension Office Coordinator Lisa Murphy.