Some bunny loves you: Rockwall Youth Fair rabbits take up residence at local nursing home

Some bunny loves you: Rockwall Youth Fair rabbits take up residence at local nursing home

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 17, 2020) The Rockwall Youth Fair Livestock Show has been a treasured annual event since it was founded by Odis Lowe in 1953. When like many other events, the Rockwall Youth Fair was cancelled because of COVID-19, 4-H and FFA members from across the county had to make a decision on what […]

Rockwall County 4H Busy Bees Club Gets Busy!

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 9, 2019)  Rockwall County 4H Busy Bees Club members were happy to share their experiences from various 4H projects with so many new people Saturday at the Rockwall Farmers’ Market. If you missed them and want to learn more about participating in 4H, you are welcome to attend their first club meeting […]

Rockwall County 4-H Celebrates New Year with Kick-Off Event    

Rockwall County 4-H Celebrates New Year with Kick-Off Event    

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 30, 2019) Rockwall County 4-H is planning a Kick Off event for the new 4-H year from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, September 7.  This year’s event will be held on Courthouse Plaza – on the east side of the Historic Rockwall County Courthouse located at 101 East Rusk Street.  Rockwall County […]

Rockwall Youth Fair March 30-April 2

4-H Beef Club grows, family traditions continue (ROCKWALL, TX – March 24, 2016) While other families headed to the beach or went skiing, eight Rockwall County 4-H Beef Club members recently spent their Spring Break at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. One member, Trevor Rowe, exhibited a heifer that he purchased with the $1,750 […]

Rockwall County 4H members celebrate season with giving

ROCKWALL, TX (Dec. 23, 2014) The Rockwall County 4-H Club held their annual County-wide Christmas party on Friday December 5, 2014. The fun included a county Consumer Decision Making contest, lots of food, float decorating and CornHole tournaments. Over 90 4-H members and their families attended the event. The party included a service project of […]

FFA 4-H Rockwall Youth Fair coming March 26-29

ROCKWALL COUNTY (Feburary 27, 2014) It’s almost time for the FFA/4-H Rockwall Youth Fair, March 26-29! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Wednesday 12:00 – Ag. Mechanics Show- judging of shop projects 6:30 pm Clothing and Textiles Show judging – pre-registration required Friday 5:00 pm Tentative Show Schedule: Breeding Beef Heifer Show, Breeding Goat Show, Breeding Hog Show, […]

Members of Rockwall County 4-H prepare for Texas 4-H Roundup

(Rockwall County) June 10, 2013 – Senior 4-H members Naomi Romero, Bradley Simpson and Rachel Simpson are preparing to travel to Texas 4-H Roundup to compete in the State Consumer Decision Making Contest. It will be held Wednesday, June 12 on the campus of Texas A&M University. They will be competing against 23 other teams […]

Rockwall 4H, Jr FFA member wins big with goat exhibit

(ROCKWALL-March 25, 2013) Ashyln Stembridge, a seventh grader at Utley Middle School, recently competed at the 2013 Houston Livestock Show, placing third out of 66 goats in her division. This achievement allowed her to participate in the March 9 Premium Sale, where she was guaranteed $3,000. “This is a huge moment in the “goat world” […]

Rockin’ Riders Spring Challenge open to all ages, abilities

All ages, abilities and breeds are welcome as the Rockin’ Riders 4H Horse Club host their Spring Challenge beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at Bar S Arena in Royse City. There will be jackpot ranch sorting, youth ranch sorting, barrels, poles, stakes race and three events just for those youth who do not […]

New 4-H Club offers horse safety, education clinic

(Royse City) The new Gold Buckle 4-H Club, in association with the Bar S Arena, will present a Horse Safety & Education Clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22.   The clinic is designed for those who want to get acquainted with and/or learn to handle a horse, own a horse, or simply improve […]