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Russell N. Cook

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

LEETONIA, Ohio — Russell N. Cook, 88, of state Route 558, Leetonia, Ohio, passed away at 1:15 p.m. , May 24, 2010, at his son’s residence from complications of a stroke. Mr. Cook was born on May 18, 1922, in Fairfield Township., the son of Harley and Bula Baker Cook. He was a dairy farmer […]

Gary E. Maguire

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

SHREVE, Ohio — Gary E. Maguire, 55, of Shreve, died May 22, 2010, in Ritchie County, W.Va., from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. He was born Jan. 20, 1955, in Youngstown to Edward and Madeline (Raykovich) Maguire and married Susan Ann Myers Sept. 6, 1980 in Salem, Ohio. He was a 1973 graduate of […]

James Melvin Everett

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — James Melvin “Jim” Everett, 81, of Zanesville died May 28, 2010, at Genesis-Good Samaritan Hospital.

‘Food deserts’ being found in more than just cities, some in rural areas

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Food deserts are areas where the population has limited access to fresh food.

The price of freedom is high

Monday, May 31, 2010

By JUDY KOCAB Contributing Writer Every day, we hear so many numbers that we becorne numb to their significance except when the price of gas is reaching $4 a gallon. Hundreds of this, thousands of that, millions of people, cars or dollars. What does the number trillions mean, even when we think of the national […]

Determining nitrogen rates to maximize crop returns

Sunday, May 30, 2010

URBANA, Ill. — Maximizing investment returns is at the forefront of every farmer’s mind. One of the most expensive investments farmers make is the application of nitrogen for corn. Every year farmers determine how much nitrogen is needed to maximize profitability and reduce the potential for water quality degradation associated with nitrogen use in farming […]

Head scab could be result of warm, wet conditions over past few weeks

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Of the available fungicides, Proline, Prosaro and Caramba are the most effective.

EPA takes action against several CAFOs in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska

Friday, May 28, 2010

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — EPA Region 7 has taken a series of civil enforcement actions against six beef feedlot operations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska for violations of the Clean Water Act, as part of an increased emphasis aimed at ending harmful discharges of pollutants from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) into the region’s rivers […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of May 27, 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010

HANOVERTON, Ohio — The Hicks and Hayseeds 4-H Club met recently at the home of their advisers, Ken and Judy Brown. Members were reminded of upcoming clinics, taggings and registration due dates for the fair. They continued building a picnic table that will be raffled off to benefit the Hanoverton Fire Department and also worked […]

Kenton celebration honors “Singing Cowboy” Gene Autry

Thursday, May 27, 2010

KENTON, Ohio — Now in its 17th year, Gene Autry Days is scheduled for June 26 and 27 at the Hardin County Fairgrounds, located south of Kenton, Ohio on Fairground Road, between U.S. Highway 68 and state Route 31. The event will be held in the Community Building June 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 […]


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