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Sharon Fulton of Albany has a lot to process

Sharon Fulton of Albany has a lot to process

By Jane Beathard Sharon Fulton neither hunts deer nor eats venison, yet she’s an expert on moving a whitetail from woodlot to dinner table. The Athens County resident is a deer processor.cher. Over the years, she’s built a reputation for turning harvested animals into kitchen-ready roasts, steaks and burgers. But delectable venison summer sausage, snack […]

Elida’s Log Home Traditions gives a reason to relax

Elida’s Log Home Traditions gives a reason to relax

By Adrienne McGee Sterrett   Hospitality. It’s not often you can sum up a place in one word, but that’s the word for Log Home Traditions. Mervin and Beverly Shirk work very hard to be sure you feel nothing but relaxation when you make a visit. And hunger. Hunger is important. The Shirks operate Log […]

Neighbors lend a hand to Enoch Eichorn

Neighbors lend a hand to Enoch Eichorn

By Erin Thompson ethompson@civitasmedia.com Enoch Eichorn, third from left, smiles with his two sisters, Lois Yoder and Esther Kauffman, and his friend, Eli Hostetler, on his farm in Plumwood while volunteers help with his corn harvest. Enoch Eichorn isn’t the kind of man to ask for help. The farmer, who lives and works on Woods […]

Shary Duff finds peace at her Indian Lake home

Shary Duff finds peace at her Indian Lake home

By Adrienne McGee Sterrett   Tufts of cottonwood were making themselves cozy in her screens, momentarily frustrating Shary Duff. But in a flash, she had accepted it and was laughing about it. Cottonwood is part of lake living, after all. And Duff has learned how to enjoy each moment as it’s given to her, refusing […]

Bringing ‘big city fun’ to Hillsboro

Bringing ‘big city fun’ to Hillsboro

Escaping ‘Area 51’ new attraction By Sarah Allen A mystery figure awaits anyone who wants to test their skills at the new Area 51 escape room at Speed of Light Laser Tag in Hillsboro. The clock is ticking. You have been caught trespassing in Area 51. You are locked in a room, and you must […]

In the kitchen with Tammy Boughan

In the kitchen with Tammy Boughan

By Adrienne McGee Sterrett Specific directions to the Boughans aren’t really necessary. Just be on the lookout for the old brick schoolhouse they converted into their home in 1995. Once inside, it all comes into focus. Of course Tammy Boughan’s kitchen would have touches a baker would love — a vintage cake carrier, a rack […]

Cincinnati Youth Bass Club ‘awesome journey’

Cincinnati Youth Bass Club ‘awesome journey’

By Jane Beathard Brianna Pfeiffer is a club “tadpole.” From top, Blake Beiting, Hunter Schneider and Dan Hechler. The two boys in the boat fishing are Hunter Schneider and Tyler Reed. They are at Hidden Valley Lake. Butler County resident Angela Poling calls her last seven years as advisor to the Cincinnati Youth Bass Club […]

Snow Hill Country Club pro Mike Deters offers golf tips

Snow Hill Country Club pro Mike Deters offers golf tips

Do a little research before investing too much into that ‘game of a lifetime’ By Dana Dunn PGA pro Mike Deters (tall guy in hat), of Snow Hill Country Club, gives lesson to John Schram of Wilmington. Never played golf and thinking about teeing it up for the first time this summer? Some 2.2 million […]

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