Stories by Judith Sutherland

What really ‘builds’ character?

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland tells why she believes Farmers should certainly be the most excellent and firm bunch in all the world, all things considered.

Patriotism floats in the Ashland sky

Thursday, July 11, 2002

Sunday morning dawned crisp, clear and beautiful. What a great way to close out an impressive Independence Day celebration weekend.

The Sutherland family dog speaks

Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland shares an update on family life through the eyes of their four-legged family member.

Final chapter of an Ashland family

Thursday, June 27, 2002

The final part of the Myers family: Their tragedy and success. The story goes on.

A grand reason to celebrate

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland continues her series on the Myers clan.

Myers Brothers keep on producing

Thursday, June 6, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland continues her tale of Ashland County’s inventors, the Myers brothers. After exhibiting their pumps at the Ohio State Fair and winning the highest award there, the Myers brothers went in to full production.

Myers brothers build trade empire

Thursday, May 30, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland continues her series on the Myers brothers.

Brothers put Ashland County on map

Thursday, May 23, 2002

In columnist Judith Sutherland’s eyes, local history weaves a fascinating tale.

Lyme disease still mystifies the medical world, while patients suffer

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland still looking for answers to solve Lyme disease problem.

Death of pygmy goat an unforgettable country tragedy

Thursday, May 9, 2002

Farm animals are sometimes more than livestock, and columnist Judith Sutherland shares the story about the cruel death of one such beloved animal.

Sweet memories with fringe on top

Thursday, May 2, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland shares how the Internet is good for going down memory lane.

Rainbow of tractor colors is beautiful

Thursday, April 25, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland shares the secrets of getting to know farmers.

Celebration at the Sutherland home

Thursday, April 18, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland thanks Farm and Dairy readers for their support.

Good memories and broken hearts

Thursday, April 11, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland believes there are memories to be made down on the farm.

Think spring: Good mud is a big deal

Thursday, April 4, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland explains why spring mud is a big deal.

A day not forgotten for many reasons

Thursday, March 28, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland goes down memory lane to March 1969.

Fixed with baler twine and tarp straps

Thursday, March 21, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland says it’s time we toast our allies in the process we call agriculture – baler twine and tarp straps.

There goes the seclusion, here comes another city

Thursday, March 14, 2002

Columnist Judith Sutherland sees more and more people seeking the country life.

Medicine takes the shape of a book

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Columnist Judy Sutherland explains how books are serving as a solace for Cort.

Miss Murphy makes some observations

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Columnist Judy Sutherland allowed Miss Murphy, the family dog, to offer a guest commentary this week.


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About Judith

Judith Sutherland, born and raised on an Ohio family dairy farm, now lives on a 70-acre farm not far from the area where her father’s family settled in the 1850s. Appreciating the tranquility of rural life, Sutherland enjoys sharing a view of her world through writing. Other interests include teaching, reading, training dogs and raising puppies. She and her husband have two children, a son and a daughter, in college.