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Improving teenage financial literacy

Thursday, April 19, 2001

A coalition of more than 100 governmental, educational and business organizations working together to improve financial literacy among young people has published “Improving Financial Literacy: What Schools and Parents Can and Cannot Do.”

Wayne County dairy producers lauded

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Spring Run Farm is the county’s top Ayrshire herd and is also the fifth-ranked Ayrshire herd in Ohio.

Mahoning SWCD to sponsor amateur photography contest

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Mahoning County photographers are encouraged to capture the essence of soil and water on film.

Improving your pawpaw patch

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Neal Peterson, founder of the Pawpaw Foundation and grower of the largest developed variety pawpaw orchard in the United States will speak at a horticulture workshop April 28 in Albany, Ohio.

On a horse they can go anyplace they decide

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Pegasus Farm offers a degree of independence to handicapped people who have very little of it in their lives.

Studying baseball’s offensive surge

Thursday, April 19, 2001

Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln historians report on factors contributing to “Baseball’s Great Hitting Barrage of the 1990s.”

Arsonist targets rural barns

Thursday, April 19, 2001

A string of suspicious barn fires in Wayne and Holmes counties remains under investigation.

More manure on the Web

Thursday, April 19, 2001

New Purdue Web site hopes to link manure buyers with sellers.

USDA budget increased for protection against disease

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman authorizes an additional $32 million to protect the United States against foreign diseases in her FY 2002 proposed budget.

Warren library to host public program about the Civil War

Thursday, April 12, 2001

County Historical Society president Wendell Lauth will lecture April 21 on “The Civil War and Trumbull County.

New population center claims more sheep than people

Thursday, April 12, 2001

2000 U.S. Census results place Edgar Springs, Mo., population 190, as the new population center of the United States.

Annual public auction to benefit Erie 4-H members

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The 22nd annual Public Auction to benefit the Erie County 4-H Youth Development Program will be held

Industrial minerals operations in Ohio facing possible regulation legislation

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Senate Bill 83 proposing to strengthen regulations for mining materials such as limestone, gravel, and clay represents the first comprehensive overhaul of the state’s industrial minerals laws since 1974.

Researchers shop for answers about consumer illiteracy

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Tests indicate that as many as one in five U.S. adults are, to varying degrees, functionally illiterate and innumerate (unable to do math). Study focuses on how do these adults function as consumers?

Stars awarded at United FFA banquet

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Chapter notified that Ben Alexander, awarded his American degree, has been selected as one of the finalists for Ohio’s Star American awards to be presented at the Ohio FFA convention.

Pa. Grange opposes premium pooling

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Says state milk marketing board plan to pool part of Class I premium is not in the interest of most dairy farmers.

FAPRI leader looks optimistically at legislative action on farm bill reform

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Farm bill discussion must include debate on how much it takes to sustain U.S. agriculture says policy analyst.

Lake County awards honor environmental action

Thursday, April 12, 2001

The county Environmental Education Committee will present its annual Environmental Improvement Awards April 27.

USPS issues joint Nobel Prize stamps

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Sweden Post and the U.S. Postal Service have jointly issued Nobel Prize commemorative stamps in both the United States and Sweden on the centennial of the first awards.

Art exhibit highlights Navajo weavings

Thursday, April 12, 2001

Art exhibit at Ohio University’s Kennedy Museum of Art through April 29 highlights Navajo weavings.

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