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Fact and folklore: Ways to keep pests from gardens

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Did you know moles hate pinwheels? While not all garden folklore is based in science, it does provides some useful and entertaining remedies to try.

USDA OKs amendment to federal milk order

Thursday, August 1, 2002

USDA finally shuts tap of Midwest milk dollars flowing to other U.S. regions.

Building doctors making house calls

Thursday, August 1, 2002

The Carroll County Historical Society and the Ohio Historic Preservation Office will sponsor a Building Doctor Clinic for old-building owners in the Carrollton, Ohio, area Aug. 8-9.

Six inducted into state fair hall of fame

Thursday, August 1, 2002

The newest class of inductees to the Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame include E. Denslow Eversole of Baltimore; Richard Lewis of Orient; C. LaVon Shook of Columbus; Ruth Stackhouse of Wakeman; Esta Lee Strauser of Mount Vernon; and Walter M. Burns of Plain City.

Coca-Cola and advertising items featured at sale

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Coca-Cola memorabilia and other advertising items will be featured at a flea market sponsored by the Western Reserve chapter of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club.

USDA depopulating Texas dairies

Thursday, August 1, 2002

In a last ditch effort to get rid of bovine TB in Texas, the USDA is taking the drastic measure of buying out the dairy farms in El Paso County to create a buffer zone between the U.S. and tuberculosis-infected farms of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

New Ohio guidelines: 4-H volunteers face record, fingerprint checks

Thursday, August 1, 2002

New state rules on volunteers affect all people working with youth; 4-H revamps policy.

Ohio will host conference for amphora lovers

Thursday, August 1, 2002

The Amphora Works produced art pottery in the Turn-Teplitz Region of Austria at the turn of the last century. Amphora collectors will hold a conference Aug. 9-11 at the Holiday Inn in Sidney, Ohio.

Atwater Kent radio 5 sells for $7,500

Thursday, August 1, 2002

An Atwater Kent model 5 sold for $7,500 at a recent auction for Larry Anderson, program manager of WWVA, a country radio station in Wheeling, W.Va.

Scenic Ohio roads garner national recognition

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Federal Highway Administration designated the Historic National Road in Ohio an All-American Road, and named the Amish County Scenic Byway a National Scenic Byway.

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