Winners of county 4-H achievement awards named

RBC I The Meeker Council hosted its awards program Nov. 1 and the Rangely Council held its awards program Nov. 8. 2008-2009 Meeker Council officers:

4-H Foundation honors achievement

Meeker 4-H members were recognized during Sunday’s Achievement Night at the Rio Blanco County Fairgrounds. A list of award winners from Meeker and Rangely, which will have its Achievement Night this Sunday, will appear in next week’s Herald Times.

MEEKER I At the 4-H Achievement Banquet, Kathy Collins, 4-H Foundation Board member, presented the Outstanding 4-H Jr. Member award to Madison Shults. The Outstanding Intermediate 4-H Member award went to Taylor Neilson, and the Outstanding Sr. 4-H Member went to Morgan Neilson.

Rangely 4-H Council meets Sept. 14

RANGELY | The Rangely 4-H Council meeting was held Sept. 14. The seven members present were Shelby Neiberger, Brittany Babineau, CJ Lucero, Kayte Allred, Colt Allred, Torie Slagle and Tessa Slagle.

4-H Senior Profile: Makaila Etchart


• How long have you been involved in 4-H? Eight years. • What is your favorite 4-H activity? My favorite 4-H activity is preparing my lambs for fair. I enjoy shearing and preparing them for my showmanship and market class.

4-H Senior Profile: Hillary Hayes


RANGEY | • How long have you been involved in 4-H? This will be my 10th year in 4-H. • What is your favorite 4-H activity? Working with calves.

Neilson is state 4-H president


MEEKER I Morgan Neilson isn’t afraid to aim high. The senior-to-be at Meeker High School set her sights on becoming the state 4-H president.

4-H Senior Profile: ‘Weeg’ Kilduff


• How long have you been involved in 4-H? I am currently in my 12th year. I was in Cloverbuds for two years, and small engine repair for three years. I have been a junior leader for the past three years and I am currently in my 10th year as a market beef member of […]

4-H Senior Profile: Meg Nieslanik


• How long have you been involved in 4-H? Ten years. • What is your favorite 4-H activity? I love raising my sheep and pigs.

4-H shooting sports results

J.C. Henderson takes aim during Saturday’s 4-H shooting sports competition at the Meeker Sportsman’s Club. He placed first in junior shotgun. See Page 2A for shooting sports results.

Senior archery 1st — Kaitlyn Dinwiddie 2nd — Mason Scritchfield 3rd — Colter Otwell

4-H Senior Profile: Megan Ridings


My favorite 4-H activity is grooming my animals for show. I spend hours getting my animals ready for the show, and I love it.

Fashion Revue kicks off 2009 Fair


Participating in the Rio Blanco County 4-H Fashion Revue last Thursday night

Makin’ Bacon Club makes fair plans

RANGELY | The Makin’ Bacon Swine Club met June 22 at the Rangely Community Pens for their monthly meeting.