COMMENTS FROM CHERYL
Do you feel isolated with your diabetes
Don’t feel isolated and alone with your diabetes. There are lots of diabetics and unfortunately the number is growing each year. It is common for diabetics to be worried about what diabetes really is and what is means for them. You may be afraid that you won’t be able to enjoy good food and family gatherings. You may be frustrated that you don’t have enough information. Full Story
PRECIOUS RESOURCE—Little River Basin Master Gardeners learned about water conservation practices at their meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Full Story
‘Right-sized’ food labels
My husband and I just took a road trip to visit family in Arkansas. On the way, we swung through the drivethrough of one of our favorite fast food restaurants. All I wanted was a quarter-pound cheeseburger, a few fries and a small lemonade. Full Story
MILAM 4-H NEWS
Get enrolled for new, fun 4-H year
The new 4-H year will start in August with 4-H Connect opening for new and renewed enrollments of youth and adult leaders. Aug. 15 will be the first day to enroll for the 2013-2014 4-H year.
The cost will be $20 for third graders through 18 years of age. Clover Kids (kindergarten through second grade) and leaders are free. Full Story
Q: Is it really safer under a highway overpass during a tornado?
A: The answer is definitely not, said John Nielsen-Gammon of Texas A&M University. Full Story
AG AND OUTDOORS BRIEFS
Texas Master Naturalist holding open enrollment
Are you a nature lover? Do you want to learn from experts and participate in educational training, exciting field trips, conservation efforts and much more with others who have a similar love of nature? If yes, then this is for you. Education and fun is guaranteed. Full Story