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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.

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.

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.

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.

Medina County Fair trying to regroup in wake of E. coli panic

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The 155th Medina County Fair will be held at the same location it’s been held since about 1920, even after the E. coli outbreak at last year’s fair.

New view of public education

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio State University President William E. Kirwan proposes a new education paradigm that views public education as one seamless system that begins with pre-school and continues through graduate school.

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.

Easter bonnets on display at Hoover

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Easter Bonnets on Parade will be an added attraction at the Hoover Historical Center during April, May and June.

Olde Tyme Horse traders Fair offers chance for buying trading or selling

Thursday, March 29, 2001

The second annual Olde Tyme Horse Trader’s Fair will be held April 28 at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Charges pending in dairy cattle abuse case

Thursday, March 29, 2001

An Ashtabula County barn was seized by officials when diary heifers found knee deep in manure and walking on animal corpses. The cleanup has been completed.

Loghurst to host series of candlelight tours

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Featured historical specialists to focus on textiles and local history.

To Bt or not to Bt, that is the question

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Corn growers who pass up genetically modified hybrids to plant conventional varieties this spring may be better off in the long run.

Elder care hurts work performance, adds stress

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Employees who are caregivers for elder dependents report lower work performance than those employees whose dependents are children, a new study has found.

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.

Long term care plans leave frail vulnerable

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Older people who buy long-term care insurance policies are generally satisfied with their coverage, but significant gaps in the care of frail elderly people remain.

The 1040 blues: Tax time brings out the procrastinators and evaders

Thursday, March 29, 2001

While procrastinating may cost many taxpayers who receive refunds, even many of those who owe tax upon filing fail to act “penny-wise” by doing just the opposite – not procrastinating.

USDA on top of potential disease risk

Thursday, March 29, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on rumor and fact concerning mad cow disease and cattle quarantined in Texas.

Ohio farmers seek federal action

Thursday, March 29, 2001

Ohio Farmers Union members who met with Ohio Congress members to discuss the Farmers Union’s new legislative proposal.

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.

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.

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