Born to Corn: Let the festivities begin

Born to Corn: Let the festivities begin

Over 30 years ago, I yelled my way into the Clinton County Corn Festival as a competitor with the Corn Olympics team from Clinton Memorial Hospital.I ...

September 2nd, 2019 |  


Profile: County Recorder’s Office

Profile: County Recorder’s Office

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth of 13 weekly columns on Clinton County departments leading up to the celebration of the courthouse’s 100...

August 30th, 2019 |  


No early frost good news for crops

No early frost good news for crops

There is good news — it appears we will not have an early freeze in Ohio in September. That is according to the weather experts at NOAA.Below-no...

August 30th, 2019 |  



The value of a porch cat

The value of a porch cat

He just showed up one day seven years ago. Friendly and dressed in a tuxedo, hoping for an invite to dinner. I resisted at first but eventually gave i...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Savoring late summer

Savoring late summer

August’s final days showcase a season in the midst of change. Just take a moment to look around around any nearby meadow, prairie, or rural fenc...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Authorities: Man dies after falling from cliff in Ohio park

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources says an Ohio man has died in a fall off the edge of a cliff in Hocking Hills Sta...

August 29th, 2019 |  


Homemade pizza pockets make great snack

Homemade pizza pockets make great snack

My dream is coming to reality. What I used to consider a stark negative is now not only intriguing but exciting.When I was six years old, my parents w...

August 28th, 2019 |  


What happened to drive-in theatres?

What happened to drive-in theatres?

Recently, I posed a question on my station’s Facebook page asking if anyone could name any of the old drive-in theatres that used to dot the lan...

August 28th, 2019 |  


Crop insurance supports on-farm diversity

Farmers and ranchers have one thing in common: the need to manage risk, from weather, markets, or other forces.Crop insurance can be a useful tool for...

August 28th, 2019 |  


Old friends stay connected

Old friends stay connected

My Uncle Patsy squatted down on the sidewalk in front of our house in Port William as I fired fastball after fastball to him.Patsy had skills as a cat...

August 27th, 2019 |