This does not compute to a break-up

“Don’t anthropomorphize computers — they hate it.” — Unknown I remember the first time I saw a computer: It was 1982 and it took up an entire room at Wright State University. I had to “key in” my data onto cards, then wait in line to have them fed through the gigantic machine. If I […]

‘Our Place’ is your place, too

‘Our Place’ is your place, too

A kind-hearted managing style one key to eatery By Jennifer Woods There are several different ways to approach management of small businesses in today’s society. Located in Washington Court House in Fayette County is “Our Place Restaurant,” which is owned by a kind-hearted and hard-working couple. Juanita and Dick Davis have been married for over […]

Switching to a healthy lifestyle

Switching to a healthy lifestyle

The Meal Prep Company going strong — and in good health By Darian Gillette Matt Keeney in front of The Meal Prep Company store and van. Robert Henry, Matt Keeney, and Fransisco Alferez preparing meals. Beast Bowls from Keeney’s Kitchen. Acai bowls from Keeney’s Kitchen. Matt Keeney and Fransisco Alferez from Keeney’s Kitchen. LUCASVILLE — […]

A spring tree blooms to life on Vine Street in Hillsboro. “The rabbit hops its gentle step The lark sings lyric songs All the world’s alive again Spring rights the winter wrongs. — Jennifer Gunner

Find the shaker in this issue and be entered to win a $10 grocery card. Visit our website, thesaltmagazine.com, and click on the Shaker Contest link at the top and enter your contact information. Your name, street number, street name, city and zip code are required. Only your name and city will be published. All […]

Ah, when kids were like house plants

Some people pine for the “good old days” when life was simpler. Living in modern times is anything but simple. Young people today have it harder than anyone in history. The pressure! If a guy asks a girl to marry him, it has to be a two-camera shoot and a viral video, or it doesn’t […]

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

Clyde Beatty’s circus comes to life on a smaller scale By John Hackley Bainbridge, Ohio native Clyde Beatty gained immense notoriety in the early 20th century as an animal trainer and circus impresario. And local business owner Wade Hamilton has reignited the era of Beatty’s heyday by rebuilding a scale model of the renowned Clyde […]

In the kitchen with Lou Ann

In the kitchen with Lou Ann

Fayette County local Lou Ann Thompson enjoys being creative both in and out of the kitchen. Not only is she a cooker and baker, Lou Ann gardens her own products to use in the kitchen, does her own canning, and crochets and sells various projects. “You are creating when you cook. Some people are naturally […]

Our Ohio neighbors are creatively making many crafts in their free time: — — — Sarah Mellington-Smith and Ben Smith of Wilmington, Ohio: “The Bearsmith” Hand-knitted and customized (color, lettering. logos, etc.) bears, plus cats, foxes & more. Including Memory Bears made from clothes of a loved one. From $30 (lower based on quantity ordered). […]

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