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 |  


Reflections: Recalling the octagonal outbuilding at the Cardington School

Reflections: Recalling the octagonal outbuilding at the Cardington School

The octagonal building, known as the Roundhouse, was a familiar sight at the Cardington School (Nichols Street) for many years and is recalled by a dw...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Edison military mom sends care packages to soldiers

Edison military mom sends care packages to soldiers

Rennee Barron made an appeal at the Edison Council meeting Monday to join in her project “Freedom Support” to collect magazines, newspaper...

August 12th, 2016 |