What is the building near the tracks?

Q: There is a gray building at the railroad tracks on West Front Street, Findlay, with a barred door and windows. It’s a block north of the old train depot. Was it an early jail? — Beverly Atkins, Findlay. A: No. It was a...

Don’t give Yogi your picnic basket, he will want more

There’s little doubt that Eugene Cifers has a soft spot in his heart for animals. While that may be an enviable attribute, there’s still such a thing as going too far. The Lake Mary, Florida man has been charged with...

Farmers watch for soybean diseases

Soybeans have recently responded well to the drier conditions and moderate temperatures. The crop is beginning to flower and farmers will evaluate their stands for potential mid-season diseases and make applications of any necessary...

What about the Sandusky St. mural?

Q: What about the excellent mural of early Findlay’s Main Street? It faces West Sandusky Street from the alley beside St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. It’s easy to miss. — Beverly Atkins, Findlay. A:...

There’s a shop in Ohio for all your outdoor activities

EDITOR’S NOTE: Abrams is a sales associate at The Buffalo Trading Co. With its long tradition of hunting, fishing and outdoor activity, it’s no surprise that Ohio has spawned a number of home-grown suppliers for our...

Wheat harvest, storms don’t mix

Crops are doing well and are further along in their development compared to most years. Farmers have started to harvest wheat and will continue for the next couple of weeks. An extended rainy period, or severe storms, would be bad for...

Underwear sales can be economic indicator

Q: When did underwear become part of one’s apparel? — Anonymous. A: Both genders almost always have worn underwear, including “bloomers,” popularized by women’s advocate Amelia Jenks Bloomer in the late...

Ladies, get in touch with your wild side this summer

Ohio women have the chance to be part of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ inaugural Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures weekend on Aug. 22-24. It is open to women 12 years of age and older. Minors must be accompanied...
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