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Annual Ox Roast scheduled July 6-8 at Mesopotamia

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Up to 6,000 pounds of beef will be roasted eight to nine hours over hot coals for the event, which is held each year to help fund the volunteer fire department.

Dargate Galleries: Auctioning off the auction

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Dargate Auction Galleries of Pittsburgh is going on its own auction block Sept. 7 as Larry and Carol Farley auction off their contollling interest in the gallery.

Gypsy moths moving closer to oak groves

Thursday, June 28, 2001

This year 43 of Ohio’s 88 counties are under quarantine, which means they are infested and all nursery stock and timber must be inspected before exported out of those counties.

But what did the Navajo weaver get?

Thursday, June 28, 2001

An extremely rare 19th century Navajo blanket was appraised at up to half a million on Antique Road Show.

Fire devours grain mill in Damascus

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Damascus fire chief, John Bricker, said 11 departments and approximately 100 firefighters responded to the early morning fire June 17.

Century Village to host blacksmithing workshop

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The second annual Century Village Museum blacksmithing conference will be June 30 and July 1.

Museum recreates magic lantern show

Thursday, June 21, 2001

In conjunction with its groundbreaking, cross-disciplinary exhibition, Light! The Industrial Age, the Carnegie Museum of Art will present a magic lantern show June 23 at 2 p.m.

Wintersville woman’s quilt is show favorite

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Marlies Brandt of Wintersville won the coveted People’s Choice award at the Panhandle Piecemakers Quilt Club’s 17th annual quilt show

Beech Fork State Park to salute U.S. with bell ringing

Thursday, June 21, 2001

“Salute to America – Let Freedom Ring” will begin at 1:30 p.m. July 4, in the state park near Barboursville, W.Va.

Cell phone users aren’t making deals, they’re talking to Mom

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Who’s driving while using a cell phone and what they’re gabbing about might just surprise you.

Show attracts hogs from all over

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The Penn-Ohio Jackpot Show June 16 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, attracted 90 hogs from 17 counties in Pennsylvania and Ohio to the competition.

Land O’Lakes is buying Purina Mills

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Purina Mills will become part of Land O’Lakes Farmland Feed LLC according to a June 18 merger agreement.

We are short on common sense

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Reader disputes role of legislation and regulation in effective accidental injury reduction.

Animal cruelty charges filed in Ashtabula County horse incident

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Thomas Cole, of Monroe Township, Astabula County, was arraigned June 14 in Eastern County Court on two counts of animal cruelty and neglect.

Moline Tractor and Plow Co. has grand opening

Thursday, June 21, 2001

The living history exhibit of the John Deere Collectors Center – a membership association for enthusiasts interested in the nostalgia and legacy of John Deere – will open Aug. 10-11.

Old farmhouse becomes roach hotel

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Penn State researcher uses an old house on the Penn State farmland to study the social organization of cockroach populations.

Backyard fireworks aren’t worth losing your sight over

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Hospital emergency rooms treat thousands of people for fireworks-related injuries each Fourth of July holiday.

Most of these victims are children; most of the injuries are caused by backyard, “class C” fireworks.

There are bright spots in the grain horizon: Demand, nonfeed uses on rise

Thursday, June 21, 2001

With corn prices as low as they are, there is potential for a significant rise in price if this expected big crop doesn’t materialize. It would be wise to use any price rallies to finish marketing the old crop.

Allergic reactions no link to StarLink

Thursday, June 21, 2001

An independent body of scientific experts will convene July 17-18 for a two-day public meeting to review a set of issues that EPA is considering as it reviews StarLink corn.

Ashtabula Arts Center to host concert series

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Free “Brown Bag” concerts will be held each Wednesday in Ashtabula and Thursday in Jefferson.

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