Reflections: A glimpse of life in Cardington in the 1800’s

Reflections: A glimpse of life in Cardington in the 1800’s

Glancing through old newspapers, every once in a while I find something that leaps out and I want to share it with readers. This week it’s an it...

October 10th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Remembering pep rallies and homecoming

Reflections: Remembering pep rallies and homecoming

I wonder if schools still hold pep rallies.I remember during my high school days a Pep Rally would be held on the day of a big game, football or baske...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


Reflections: Cardington’s centennial celebration

Reflections: Cardington’s centennial celebration

Cardington held a six day celebration in October, 1936, marking its centennial anniversary.Under the guidance of John Kientz, committee chair, a varie...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Cardington celebrates 180th anniversary

Reflections: Cardington celebrates 180th anniversary

Reading and rereading the 1880 Morrow County history book I find something new each time I peruse it. I discovered that Cardington is 180 years old th...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Remembering my high school band days

Reflections: Remembering my high school band days

I grew up in a musical family and although I was trained on the piano, I wanted to be in the high school band.The Cardington High School Band had beco...

September 12th, 2016 |  


Reflections: It’s Morrow County Fair week

Reflections: It’s Morrow County Fair week

It’s Morrow County Fair week and I love the Morrow County Fair, as I have stated before. In fact, I love all county fairs as I think they are th...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Mount Gilead family’s haunted house to make third annual trick-or-treat appearance

Mount Gilead family’s haunted house to make third annual trick-or-treat appearance

School is back in session, football season is underway, which means Halloween isn’t too far off.The holiday couldn’t come quickly enough f...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Historical perspective: Discovering paw paws with my dad

Historical perspective: Discovering paw paws with my dad

When I was a boy, one September, my Dad asked me if I would like to go hunting squirrels with him. Without hesitation, I could hardly wait.“But,...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Movies return to the Cardington Park

Reflections: Movies return to the Cardington Park

The scheduling of a movie in the Cardington American Legion Community Park on Aug. 27, the first such movie in many years, brings fond memories of my ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Historical perspective from Fulton

Historical perspective from Fulton

My ancestors traveled across the Atlantic in search of good farmland. When they arrived at a place that resembled their birthplace in Wales, they stop...

August 22nd, 2016 |