A simple tale of loyalty

Until five years ago I was a co-owner of the farmland on Jones Rd. near Bloomingburg that contains the 20 acres currently under contention due to the ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


A response to the Ohio Farm Bureau

Dear Editor,I read with interest the Aug. 9 piece by Steven Berk, organization director at the Ohio Farm Bureau. I certainly appreciate his willingnes...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township residents:The regular monthly meeting of the Perry Township Trustees was held on Aug. 8. The trustees are moving forwar...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Everyone wants bacon, no one wants pigs

Sadly, the recent Letters to the Editor only reveal a growing trend that many consumers do not value or understand food production. They want their re...

August 8th, 2016 updated: August 8th, 2016. |  


Rallying behind Jill Craig’s cause

Dear Editor:With admiration I read the July 20 editorial of Jill Craig: “An open letter to Duane Matthews regarding the hog farm.” This wa...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


‘Very bad location for a CAFO’

Directors Hyde and Schlichter,It has come to my attention that Dee Matthews intends to lease farmland on Jones Road to Mr. John Surber and Mr. John He...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Saddened by ‘lack of concern’

Dear Editor,We were saddened to read the July 20 letter to the editor from Jill Craig concerning the mega-hog farm that is being planned to be built n...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Saddened by ‘lack of concern’

Dear Editor,We were saddened to read the July 20 letter to the editor from Jill Craig concerning the mega-hog farm that is being planned to be built n...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Mega-hog farm is an ‘abomination’

In my opinion, the mega-hog operation slated to go in next door to us on Jones Road is a greed-driven abomination of an inexcusable proportion for thi...

July 26th, 2016 |  


An open letter to Duane Matthews regarding mega-hog farm

Dear Dee,I am writing to ask you to reconsider your decision to enter into a 30-year lease of the land next to my mother Daltonna Craig-Crawford and s...

July 19th, 2016 |