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Alumnus recounts 4-H days, gives $50,000 to new center

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Former 4-H’er Tiney McComb and his wife, Helena, along with his bank based in Gahanna, Ohio, pledged $50,000 to the new Ohio 4-H Center to be built on the OSU campus in Columbus.

Harrison County 4-H club wins national service award

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Green Valley 4-H Club of Harrison County, Ohio, won a national award in Colgate-Palmolive’s 29th annual search for the country’s best community projects by young Americans.

Estes auction exceeds expectations

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Recent auction in Ohio features high-end radios from estate of late N.Y. collector.

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.

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.

Butler County tour shows inside look at four farms

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The 2002 Butler County Farm Tour Oct. 5 will give visitors an inside look at four diverse operations in the county.

Carroll County Fair: Muggy weather encourages livestock buyers

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The overall Carroll County Fair junior market livestock sale total hit $108,973.95, exceeding last year’s total by more than $800.

Nematodes picking on weak soybeans

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Some Ohio soybean fields, already suffering from little or no rain, also are being attacked by soybean cyst nematode. The combination of the two stresses could impact yields.

Fair safety steps can prevent disease spread to animals and humans

Thursday, July 25, 2002

A few simple steps, whether you’re visiting or exhibiting at county and state fairs, can prevent the spread of livestock diseases.

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