First Cardington telephone was installed in grocery store

First Cardington telephone was installed in grocery store

With the myriad of choices in private communication today I decided to research the history of the telephone in Cardington and Morrow County.We all kn...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Rice-cereal and a ‘sensitive awareness’

Rice-cereal and a ‘sensitive awareness’

Here’s the good news: We live in a world of differences.Everywhere we go and every person we meet has their own unique histories and passions. P...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Remembering school days of years ago

Remembering school days of years ago

The opening of school for the new year always brings back some nostalgia for me - and if you told me that 70 years ago I would not have believed you. ...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Cardington’s first fire departments well staffed

Cardington’s first fire departments well staffed

I could not mention last week all of the gas stations that were in business in Cardington before I-71 opened, but I did miss one that I should have na...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Early gas stations in Cardington offered services

Early gas stations in Cardington offered services

Because our nation runs on wheels, I checked the history of our village, Cardington, and found that wheels have been a part of its history, too.Buggie...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Bird hunting dates have been approved

Bird hunting dates have been approved

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved early migratory bird hunting season dates, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Sept. 1 is Ohio&#...

August 10th, 2015 |  


Threshing was social event years ago

Threshing was social event years ago

Don White made the first hole-in-one in July, 1955 on the one year old Mount Gilead Golf course and I didn’t give him proper credit, printing th...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Cleaning up state constitutions

Cleaning up state constitutions

“It’s difficult for me to get excited about rewriting the [Michigan] Constitution solely for the sake of appearances.”— Devin ...

August 1st, 2015 |  


Cardington confectionaries of years past remembered

Cardington confectionaries of years past remembered

The Dog Days of Summer are upon us and though they will soon pass the heat will continue for several weeks. As I do so often I think back to my younge...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Waterfowl drawings coming in August

Waterfowl drawings coming in August

I know it doesn’t seem like we have had much of a summer but July is winding down and before you know it hunting season will be here.Because of ...

July 27th, 2015 |