11 Henrietta FFA members attend convention, six earn state degree

2014 HFFA Lonestars

Eleven members of the Henrietta chapter attended the 86th annual Texas FFA Convention July 14-18 in Fort Worth, receiving honors and scholarships for their work in the leadership organization. Henrietta delegates Makenzie White, Keaton Davis, Josey Cleveland, Luke … [Read more...]

Henrietta FFA members attend Area IV leadership conference

Henrietta FFA members Macey Baber, Josey Cleveland and Conner Chambers attended the Area IV FFA Leadership Conference in Brownwood June 24-25. Cleveland is the vice president of Area IV. Baber serves a reporter for the Wichita District. Baber and Chambers also serve as chapter officers.

Three Henrietta FFA members joined more than 150 participants from across the region at this year’s Area IV FFA Leadership Conference held in Brownwood June 24-25. Henrietta chapter members attending were Macey Baber, Josey Cleveland and Conner Chambers. The … [Read more...]

Clay County 4-H’ers win Texas Opportunity scholarships

Pickett Scholarship

Two Clay County women were presented with scholarships totaling $20,000 during the Texas 4-H Roundup, June 9-13 at Texas A&M in College Station. Cassie Pickett of Henrietta has won the $18,000 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship. Pickett, a member of … [Read more...]

Youth invited to participate in county cup cake challenge

All youth — boys and girls, ages 8 to 18 — are welcome to participate in the first Clay County Cupcake Challenge on Wednesday, June 25.  The event is similar to the Cupcake Wars as seen on the Food Network. The contest will be limited to the first 20 individuals … [Read more...]

Baber, Cleveland to serve as district, area FFA officers

Macey Baber and Josey Cleveland

Henrietta FFA members Josey Cleveland and Macey Baber have been elected to serve as officers for the Area IV FFA and Wichita District FFA associations. Cleveland will serve as vice president of Area IV during the 2014-15 school year. She is also the Henrietta Chapter … [Read more...]

Riordan, Hunter earn high point shooter awards at district trap meet

Clay County 4-H Trap team members are (back) Coach Chris Riordan, Coach Don Barry, Coach Scott Hunter, Adam Moore, Leo Hunter, Mason Barry, Coach Elvin Clayton, Tyler McMurry, Garrett Tice, Ethan Gregory, (front) Bryce Sikes, Matthew Watson, Clay Streeter, Daniel Wimberley, Robby Story, Trace Arnhold, Gage Hunter, Trent Tice, Lizzie Riordan, Caroline McDonnell and Michaela Hedrick.

Clay County 4-H members Lizzie Riordan and Gage Hunter dominated the competition during the Rolling Plains District Trap Shooting Contest in Iowa Park on Saturday, May 17. Riordan earned the title of Overall Lady High Point Shooter, while Hunter earned Overall  … [Read more...]

4-H photographers earn awards at Rolling Plains District show


Nine Clay County 4-Hers participated in the District 3 4-H Photography Show this year, earning top awards. Results were presented during the Rolling Plains District 3 4-H Roundup and Share the Fun contests in Vernon on Tuesday, May 13. Participants accumulated points … [Read more...]

Henrietta FFA members awarded for leadership, proficiency during banquet

Klayton Hoff, winner of the DeKalb Outstanding Senior and Chapter Leadership Awards; Josey Cleveland, Lindsey Crafton, Star Chapter Award winners; and Conner Chambers, Star Greenhand.

Henrietta FFA recounted the accomplishments of its members Thursday night during the chapter’s annual banquet. The program consisted of award presentation to members for outstanding accomplishments with their supervised educational experiences, recognition of star … [Read more...]

Catron wins Cotton Award at 4-H district fashion show

Hailey Talley, Mallory Fredrick, Madeline Catron, Katie Yurcho, Layton Graham, Jacobi Reynolds, Mikayla Graham, Kalico Burkes and Korri Franke represented Clay County in the 4-H District 3 fashion show. Cotron won the Cotton Award.

Madeline Catron of Henrietta won the Cotton Award, donated by the Rolling Plains Cotton Growers, in the junior division of the 4-H District 3 Rolling Plains fashion show Saturday, April 12. Cotton Awards are given to the best cotton garments in the construction and … [Read more...]

4-H fashion show participants advance to district competition

Katie Yurcho, Mallory Frederick, Kat Hand, Rexa Hand, Korri Franke, Layton Graham, Hailey Talley, Madeline Catron, Ashley Riddle, Mikayla Graham and Jacobi Reynolds advanced to the district fashion show.

The Clay County 4-H Fashion Show was held Tuesday, March 4 at the First United Methodist Church of Henrietta. Approximately 36 4-H members and guests attended the fashions show. Contestants were judged on their sewing and construction skills, as well as overall … [Read more...]