Morris County Youth Benefit From Active 4-H Leadership Opportunities

More than 6 million young people across the country today are celebrating National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October.  

“This week, October 1-7, these 4-H members and leaders are showcasing the great things that 4-H offers young people and highlights the incredible 4-H youth who work each day to make a positive impact on the community,” according to Lori Bammerlin, Flint Hills Extension District Agriculture and Natural Resources agent who works closely with the 4-H program in Morris County. Continue reading →

Morris County Ranch Rodeo Set October 1

The 31st annual Invitational Fall Ranch Rodeo is scheduled Sunday, Oct. 1, at Council Grove. Sponsored by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association, competition at the arena east of town begins at 1 o’clock. According to Clay Wilson, association president, a junior ranch rodeo is planned Sunday morning at 10 o’clock. Events for the afternoon rodeo include double mugging, team penning, steer branding and team roping. There’ll for a mutton busting contest for kids. The morning junior rodeo will feature team penning, ribbon roping and calf branding. Wilson can be called to register at 785-466-1359. Concessions operated by the Morris County Youth Rodeo Association will be open during the rodeos.