Posted on March 31, 2011 at 2:32 PM by Global Reach
Maynard and Betty Hebl are parents of 7 former Johnson County 4-Hers. There was one year all 7 were in 4-H at one time and as a family exhibited a total of 28 head of cattle.
Betty was a member of the Johnson County Fair Board from 1997-2000. She was awarded the State Cattlewoman of the Year Award in 2000.
Maynard was leader for the Rural Rockets 4-H club from 1966-1985, a member of the Johnson County Fair Board from 1986-1992 and is a member of the Johnson County Cattleman’s Association from 1979-present. Maynard has been active on the Johnson County Extension Council from 1976-present totaling 29 years. Maynard has supported the expansion and housing of Field Specialists, multi-county CEED sharing, program initiatives, and the development of the Johnson County Endowment Fund. Maynard has provided strong leadership to the direction and management of Johnson County Extension and 4-H.
All of the Hebl children along with some, and most likely most, of their 12 grandchildren have or will be involved in 4-H and have done so with the proud guidance of Maynard and Betty.