St. Mary agent receives award at 4-H convention

Award winners at the annual convention of the Louisiana Association of Extension 4-H Agents held Aug. 24-26 at the LSU AgCenter Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center in Pollock were recognized. They include, from left, Tina Goebel, 25 Years of Service; Karen Martin, Meritorious Service Award; Adriana Drusini, Distinguished Service Award; Kali Zammit, Distinguished Service Award; Christina Zito Hebert, Achievement in Service Award; Nan Arthur, Achievement in Service Award; Esther Boe, Distinguished Service Award; Michael Lavergne, 25 Years of Service Award.
--Submitted photo

POLLOCK — The Louisiana Association of Extension 4-H Agents presented several awards recognizing members’ service and projects during its annual convention held Aug.

Franklin 4-H'er brings home top finish at national championships

A Louisiana team won the air-pistol national championship at the 2016 4-H Shooting Sports National Championship in Grand Island, Nebraska, in late June. Among the team members was Carl Taylor Stirling, right, a student at Hanson Memorial in Franklin. Other team members include Miles Sinagra of Tangipahoa Parish, Courtney Stephens of Jackson Parish and Mary Kate McClellan of Franklin Parish. The team was coached by Bob Davis of Jackson Parish. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Ag Center)

A student at Hanson Memorial in Franklin and St.

Youth prepare for new events at 4-H U June 21-24

All-terrain vehicle contest are a small part of 4-H University activities.
--LSU AgCenter/Olivia McClure

BATON ROUGE — Nearly 1,500 Louisiana youth are expected be on the LSU campus from June 21 to 24 for 4-H University, an annual event where 4-H members ages 13 to 19 compete in contests, win prizes,


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