Stories by Contributing Writers

Manure spill damages stream

Thursday, May 10, 2001

A Wayne County landowner applying liquid manure through an irrigation system had manure ran down both sides of a knoll into Steele Ditch, resulting in resulted in a damaged stream, loss of aquatic life and five miles of upset land owners.

Norwayne FFA awards top members

Thursday, May 10, 2001

A moment of silence was observed during the annual member recognition banquet in memory of George R. Smith as a friend and staunch supporter of the 4-H and FFA programs in Wayne County.

Northwestern FFA honors members

Thursday, May 10, 2001

Andrea Keener was recognized with the Dekalb Award

Taking a picture of the sheep industry

Thursday, May 3, 2001

Charles Parker, executive director of the National Seed Stock Alliance, spoke to members of the Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association meeting at Smithville, Ohio.

When the art of glass was new

Thursday, May 3, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth reviews in the ins and outs of early glass factories.

In camera collecting Kodak is king.

Thursday, April 26, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about some of the cameras of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when Kodak meant camera.

Spring plowing at Roger Shira’s place

Thursday, April 19, 2001

The Central Ohio Draft Horse Association was out in force over the first full weekend in April at Roger Shira’s farm on Cassell Road, south of Fredericktown.

Wayne County dairy producers lauded

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Spring Run Farm is the county’s top Ayrshire herd and is also the fifth-ranked Ayrshire herd in Ohio.

Figureheads guided ships to sea

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the ships at Mystic Bay in Connecticut, a step back into time.

Art created by needles pulling thread

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the development of artistic expression in women through the use of needle and thread in creating needlecrafts.

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