Lincoln Parish 4-H Newsletter November, 2019

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Dates to Remember………

Club Meetings

November, 2019

Club Meetings
1, 7, 8 AgMagic @ State Fair
4 Jr. Leader Meeting
15 Beef Poster Contest Deadline
23 Cooking Contest
25 Holiday Treats and Crafts Workshop

December, 2019

2 Jr. Leader Meeting/Christmas Celebration
7 Jr. Leader Red Beans/Rice Sale at Ruston Farmers Market
13-15 Shooting Sports Camp

January, 2020

Club Meetings
6 Jr. Leader Meeting
10 State Key Club Award Deadline
10 State Jr. Award of Excellence Due
18 Shooting Sports Kick Off
24 Honey Bee Essay Deadline
24 Black History Poster Deadline
24-26 4-H Fashion Camp
24-25 District Livestock Show

February, 2020

Club Meetings
3 Jr. Leader Meeting
3 LA Electric Co-op Tour Appl. Due
7 Valentine Dance (Service Collection)
8-15 State Livestock Show
19 4-H Summer Camp Registration Begins
20-21 Challenge Camp
25 Dairy Poster Contest Deadline

The Lincoln Parish 4-H Mascot Has a Name! Our Snake’s Name Is: Mona-Hissa
The name was submitted by:Trisha Pangilinan Of Cypress Springs Elementary School 4-H.

For registration information about any events listed, call our 4-H Office at 318-251-5134 or visit our Facebook page
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4-H Talent Contest Winners

Class 1 – Junior Dance

1st Place - Kamryn Young – Choudrant Elem.
2nd Place - Violet Stockton – A.E. Phillips

Class 2 – Junior Vocal

1st Place - Leigh Johnson – Ruston Elem.
2nd Place - Brooklynne Hennigan – Cedar Creek Elem.
3rd Place - Annie Stevens – Ruston Elem.

Class 3 – Junior Instrumental

1st Place - Preston Parker – A.E. Phillips
2nd Place - Jake Taunton – Cypress Springs Elem.
3rd Place - Garner Allen – Ruston Jr. High School

Class 4 – Junior Other

1st Place - Eli Clark – Cypress Springs
2nd Place - Sadie Gorman – Cypress Springs
3rd Place - Harper Anderson, Kate Sanders, and Violet Stockton – A.E. Phillips

4-H Pet Show Winners

Biggest Dog:

1st Logan Fredericks, Ruston Elem.
2nd Hydi Boyd, A.E. Phillips
3rd Alli Hancock, A.E. Phillips

Smallest Dog:

1st Izzabella Reynolds, Ruston Elementary
2nd Paige Broadway, Cypress Springs
3rd Arianna Trevillion, Choudrant High

Best Dressed Dog:

1st Jackson Garcia, I.A. Lewis
2nd Aubree Lohman, A.E. Phillips
3rd Tobey Cooper, Choudrant Elementary

Cutest Dog :
1st Madison Graham, Choudrant High
2nd Meredith McFadden, Cedar Creek Elementary
3rd Harper Anderson, A.E. Phillips

Ugliest Dog:
1st Carson Moreau, Dubach
2nd Kennedy Hall, A.E. Phillips
3rd Raelynn Moore, Simsboro

Best Long-Haired Cat:
1st Natalie Deason, Cypress Springs
2nd Temperance Denham, Bethel
3rd Isabella Barnette, Choudrant Elementary

Best Short Haired Cat:
1st Rhett Brister, A.E. Phillips
2nd Andy Lynn, Choudrant Elementary
3rd Oli Deal, Cypress Springs Elementary

Most Unusual Pet:
1st Eero Slaughter, A.E. Phillips
2nd Macy Millican, Choudrant Elementary
3rd Landrie Owen, Choudrant Elementary

Best Snake:
1st Gabe Krouse, Simsboro
2nd Gabe Hinson, I.A. Lewis
3rd Crystal Trim, Simsboro High

“Costumes for MedCamps” 4-H Service Project

Looking to get those used Halloween costumes or any costumes out of your space while at the same time making a difference for a child?Lincoln Parish 4-H will be collecting all types of costumes from Nov. 1st through Dec. 6th for MedCamps.Children with special needs attend MedCamps and will enjoy using your clean, gently used costumes that you no longer need for their skits and theater play. You can drop them off at our office at 307 N. Homer St., Ruston, LA.We are on the 3rd floor.Let’s put our 4-H service hands to work and make a difference for children with special needs.

Beef Up Your Cash

Every 4-H club member can enter the 4-H Beef Poster Contest. You should make a poster telling a story of beef and/or beef products. The finished poster should be appropriate for use on a billboard. The rules are as follows:

  • Poster must be on 22”X28” white poster board only or they will be disqualified.
  • Place your name, address, age, grade, school, and parish on the upper right corner of the back of the poster.
  • Poster should generate positive images of beef and beef products.
  • Do not use copyrighted materials (i.e., cartoon character advertisements, logos, etc.) Any copyrighted material used will be disqualified. Computer generated clip-art may be used on the poster if it is not copyrighted material.

Posters are due to in the Lincoln Parish 4-H Office no later than November 15th. Cash prizes will be awarded at 4-H Achievement Day.

Shooting Sports Camp

The Shooting Camp will be held December 13-15, 2019 in Pollock at Grant Walker Educational Facility. The camp is open for 4-H Youth ages 9-13 years old. Participants will choose one of the following: Archery, Shotgun or .22 Rifle. Parents and coaches are welcome to attend but it is

not mandatory. The cost will be $110 per youth/per parent/per coach.All youth will be required to bring their own bow/firearm and ammo and transportation to and from the camp is on your own.Deadline to register is Nov. 11, 2019.

4-H Diving into Fashion Camp

Fashion Camp is for 10-13 year olds and an adult must attend the camp with them. The camp will take place at Camp Grant Walker in Pollock, Louisiana January 24-26, 2020. There will be numerous fashion and clothing construction activities. Cost of camp is $110 for youth and $80 for the adult chaperone.Application and fees are due in the 4-H office by Nov. 11th.Please call our office at 318/251-5134 if interested. Space for the camp is very limited – first come, first served.

Lincoln Parish 4-H Cooking

Contest and Card Games for MedCamps

The date of the contest is set for Nov. 23, 2019 and will be held at Tractor Supply of Ruston. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the contest will begin at 10:00 a.m. An entry fee of ONE NEW CARD GAME is requested for entry into the contest. These will be given to Med Camps as a part of our parish wide Kids with Special Needs service learning project.

General Rules:

  • Provide 7 typed copies of the recipe using the recipe form provided by your school 4-H club leader.
  • Contestants may only enter one division in each category.
  • The dish must be prepared the night before and chilled in refrigerator.
  • Dish must be transported to the contest on ice in an ice chest.Dishes not chilled and transported on ice or in an ice chest will be disqualified.

Categories and Divisions are listed below:


Ground Beef Appetizer

  • Must contain a minimum of 1 lb. of ground beef
  • A small dish of food consumed before a meal to stimulate one’s appetite. Examples include marinated meatballs, dips made with ground beef, etc.

Ground Beef Main Dish

  • Must contain a minimum of 1 lb. of ground beef
  • Primary dish in a meal, can also be considered the entrée. Examples include casseroles, lasagna, taco salad etc.

Wild Game (Venison, Squirrel, Duck, Goose)

  • Must contain a minimum of 1 lb. of wild game meat.


Egg Appetizer/Salad

  • Must contain a minimum of 4 eggs in any combination (whole, whites or yolks)

Egg Dessert

  • Must contain a minimum of 4 eggs in any combination (whole, whites or yolks)


Poultry Chicken

  • Must contain a minimum of 1 lb. deboned chicken or 2 lbs. bone in chicken
  • Canned chicken is acceptable


Seafood Crawfish

  • Must contain a minimum of 1 pound of crawfish (fresh or frozen)
  • Entries may contain a small amount of another seafood, but not more than ½ of the amount of the primary seafood.

Seafood Shrimp

  • Must contain a minimum of 1 pound of shrimp (fresh,
  • frozen, or canned)
  • Entries may contain a small amount of another seafood, but not more than ½ of the amount of the primary seafood.

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