Author: kbuchenroth

Champaign County Crash Victim’s Fair Hog Sells for 10K

Written by on 10 August 2018

A vehicle being operated by a Graham High School Sophomore, 15 year old Sarah Hess, was struck by a drunk driver in crash that occurred just south of Quincy according to WPKO Radio back in November. Hess was an exhibitor in the Champaign County Fair after catching a hog in the pig scramble, according to […]

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#10GallonChallenge Supports Dairy Farmers, Community

Written by on 7 August 2018

You may remember the Buckeye fan that mowed Script Ohio into his Michigan-rooting neighbor’s yard. That man is Ty Higgins, a farm broadcaster with Ohio Ag Net. He’s back with another video that is spreading like wildfire. He calls it the #10GallonChallenge. “As a Farm Broadcaster, these days it seems like all I talk about […]

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Hidden Treasure on Blanchard Banks

Written by on 27 July 2018

On the banks of the Blanchard River lies the intersection of Jackson Township Road 50 and County Road 175. While it may not sound that interesting yet, the intersection has seen a significant amount of traffic due to the seemingly random five acres of Sunflowers planted beside the intersection. The farm belongs to Bill Kellogg […]

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Top Twenty Prepares for Upcoming Season

Written by on 20 July 2018

Hot off the heels of the 50th anniversary of Kenton’s Cabaret where over 100 alumni came back to celebrate the golden birthday of the popular production. The show choir has it’s freshman class, and is hard at work learning brand new music and dance moves. The theme for the upcoming show is “Change is Gonna’ […]

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Kenton Cheerleaders Win at Annual Camp

Written by on 16 July 2018

Last week, the Kenton High School cheerleaders attended the Universal Cheerleaders Association camp at Bowling Green State University. The Lady Cats went home with 1st place in their Rally Routine. Additionally, the ladies received the leadership award – an award voted on by their camp peers determining the cheerleading squad that exhibited the most leadership […]

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UNOH Partners with Mack, Volvo

Written by on 12 July 2018

The University of Northwestern Ohio has announced a partnership with Mack and Volvo Trucks, making the school one of three in the country that offers Diesel Advanced Technology Education. The program is set to being in early 2019 to fill the growing trade-skills gap in the workforce crisis and specifically in the diesel industry. Students […]

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Corn, Beans Outpace 5 year Average

Written by on 12 July 2018

Winter wheat harvest sped up during the week with help from warmer than average temperatures, according to Cheryl Turner, State Statistician with the USDA. There were 5 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio last week. High temperatures continued to be ideal for wheat harvest but also continued to dry out the soil. Soybean blooming and […]

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Kasich Signs Order to Clean Up Erie, Bypasses Farmers

Written by on 12 July 2018

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed an executive order directing Ohio’s Agriculture to “figure out a way to manage their land in a more effective and more environmentally friendly way.” Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net reports that the legislation will affect around 7,000 agriculturalists and 2 million acres in the northwest quadrant of the […]

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Bellefontaine Senior Commits To Buckeyes

Written by on 12 July 2018

The region’s top swimmer has made a verbal commitment to Ohio State. According to WPKO radio, Bellefontaine senior Amy Fulmer is not able to sign with the University until November, but has accepted a verbal offer to join the swimming buckeyes. She holds (or has been a part of) 9 of the school’s 11 swimming […]

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