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Watch the past come alive on historic CD

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Wheeling, W.Va., residents Chip West, owner of the Point Overlook Museum and Omni, and Orland Carra, PC specialist and graphic artist, have produced a first of a planned six volume Wheeling Historic Photo CD set.

Holmes County dairy farmers honored

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Nearly 200 Holmes Count dairy farmers and guests attended the dairy banquet at Walnut Creek March 26 for the annual dairy awards presentations.

OHS offers genealogy classes

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A genealogy workshop series, offered by the Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society, is designed to introduce family history searchers to the many records and resources available to them.

Just an old-fashioned train ride

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Mahoning Valley Railroad Heritage Association will operate a steam powered passenger train on a the trip from Dennison, Ohio, to the Strawberries on the Square festival in Newark, Ohio, on June 30.

Pool raiders want it stopped at home

Thursday, April 5, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments on the ironic twist of California producers’ milk being pooled in the Upper Midwest federal order.

Mapleton FFA wins state competition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The Mapleton tractor trouble shooting team won the state competition at Northwestern College.

Baldwin faces animal cruelty charges

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Harlan Baldwin of rural Ashtabula was charged March 30 with 49 counts of animal cruelty. The charges stem from a March 23 investigation by the Ashtabula County Humane Society of a barn Baldwin rented on a Sheffield Township farm.

Easter sunrise service held in Moravian tradition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

An Easter sunrise service at the Schoenbrunn Village State Memorial at New Philadelphia, Ohio, will be patterned after the Moravian custom of gathering around the congregation cemetary at dawn on Easter.

Think before buying an Easter bunny

Thursday, April 5, 2001

The majority of the baby bunnies, chicks and ducks who are given as Easter gifts may only survive the first few weeks after the holiday. The Ameican Humane Society provides a few points to ponder.

Exports are important, but they can’t solve current farm problem

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Guest commentary by Willard Cochrane, chief agricultural economist to President John F. Kennedy and professor emeritus at the University of Minnesota, discusses the economics of farm exports.

Dargate broadcasts live sale on ‘Net

Thursday, April 5, 2001

Dargate Auction Galleries made history March 17 as one of the first auction houses to broadcast a live sale over the Internet, and netting the highest winning Internet bid ever recorded by iCollector.

Library of Congress mines collection for new World Treasures exhibition

Thursday, April 5, 2001

A permanent rotating exhibition that draws on the Library’s foreign collections to explore a series of universal themes will open June 7 in the Jefferson Building.

Teaching children financial lessons

Thursday, March 29, 2001

In Dr. John Whitcomb’s Capitate Your Kids, a guide to teaching teens financial independence, he suggests parents make a contract with their kids – and keep it.

USDA removes sheep from Vermont farms

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The quarantined sheep, imported from Belgium and the Netherlands in 1996, were placed under certain federal restrictions when they entered the country. They will now be euthanized.

Politics, not producers, steering agriculture

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.

Pork producer supports checkoff

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.

Sound off on pool raiding

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Write rather than call the Federal Order 33 market administrator.

Wayne Co. 4-H volunteers recognized

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Miss Ohio 2001 told advisers and other volunteers attending the 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet that 4-H taught her life skills and it gave her a career.

Ohio Historical Society offers genealogy classes

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The Ohio Historical Society Archives/Library and the Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Society offer a geneology workshop series focusing on discovering family history.

Antique tool price guide issues new edition

Thursday, March 29, 2001

A third edition of A Price Guide to Antique Tools has been expanded to factor in prices realized from tool sales on the Internet.

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