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2015 Macon County 4-H Show

Macon County 4-H youth were busy this week showcasing their talents, skills and creativity at the 2015 4-H Show. See what was happening thanks to an article entitled, Projects at 4-H Cover Wide Fields of Interest, and photos by Valerie Wells of the Herald & Review. ... Read More

Science is All About Me!

Everyone was excited at the Science is All About Me Program hosted by Macon County 4-H.  See what was in store for these 5-7 year olds as they went on a science adventure.  4-H Teen Teachers lead the program and worked with the youth teaching them all about science. ... Read More


SNAP (Super Nutrition Activity Program) was busy this summer providing youth an opportunity to taste healthy food alternatives. From hummus to whole wheat pancakes, junior leaders, showed younger youth all about healthy food options.  See some of what they were up to with this great article from Theresa Churchill at the Herald & Review entitled Kids Get a Taste of ... Read More

A Fury of Feathers at the Fair

A feathered fury of fun occurred at the 2015 4-H Poultry Show this year for Macon & Piatt County 4-Hers. Check out all the details thanks to a great article entitled Judges Evaluate 4-H Competitors' Poultry from Ryan Voyles at the Herald & Review.  Thanks also to Ryan Voyles for the photographs.  ... Read More


Macon County Youth had an opportunity to try working out and new and fun ways thanks to a collaboration between Macon County 4-H and the Decatur Y.  Check out all the details in this article written by Emily Steele entitled Piloxing Gives Youngsters Chance to Mix Up Fitness.  Thanks to Jim Bowling, H&R Photographer, for the photos and the 4-H ... Read More

A Whole New World with Minecraft Mania

Do you know who Steve is?  Minecraft Mania is connecting youth from throughout the community in a world that is all their own. See what these youth have been up to thanks to a story from Valerie Wells from the Herald & Review entitled Minecraft Game Helps Kids with Computer Coding, Math. ... Read More

Harvest Heroes

  The Harvest Heroes Program was showcased in the Herald & Review.  The picture shows Stevenson School students learning about enzyme experiments with slices of apples. ... Read More

Macon County 4-H at County Board

Macon County 4-H took care of business with the help of Macon County Board Members at their recent meeting.  Twenty-one members of Macon County 4-H took part in the event with youth from different clubs.  Those clubs who participated were Old King's Orchard, Long Creek Critters, Homesteaders, SNAP, and Crossfire Shooting Sports.  Check out the story, Macon County Board Approves ... Read More

First Lego League World Class Challenge

See what the buzz was all about at the First Lego League World Class Challenge at Hope Academy. Over 16 teams took part in this fun and challenging event.  Thanks to Valerie Wells from the Herald and Review for the article First Lego League encourages solutions, teamwork and to Lisa Morrison for the pictures.   ... Read More