Monday, November 30, 2015

Monthly Archives: September 2007

The four-color photo on the front page of the local daily paper immediately caught my eye, but not with a reaction the editors desired.

When my son was just a little shaver, he came home from school one day, his big blue eyes sparkling, and said, "Mom, I have a new best friend! Can I invite my friend to come and stay overnight?" Cort knew about overnight visits from his older cousins, who always had extra kids around, their homes filled with fun and games and laughter.

NOTE: Below is the first of a two columns on a now-collapsing, multimillion-dollar farmer-owned cooperative.

My voice echoed in my daughter's half-empty room when I called out to Mark, "Yes, I think we've packed everything.

I am the mother I warned myself about. In all those blissful early years of having children (babies, really), I had big plans to do very little.

Decisions! Decisions! Which of more than a dozen jottings gets the lead paragraph for this column? And suddenly, Mother Nature makes the decision with a dazzling offering on the sunny last day of summer as a friend and I admired the just-mowed pasture.

A sign recognizing him as 2006 Cooperator of the Year was presented to Mike Sloan during the 63rd annual meeting of the Ashland Soil and Water Conservation District held at the Ashland County Career Center recently.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Women involved in agriculture or those interested in agriculture, rural living and local foods should attend the annual conference of the Kentucky Women in Agriculture, Oct.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Mark Riley of Williamsfield, Ohio, topped 85 other contestants to win the senior division of the 10th annual showmanship contest.

WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University scientists are using a $1 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to study the relationship between wild birds and E.