December 20

Warriors share their favorite memories at Oracle Arena

first_imgClick here if you’re unable to view the gallery on your mobile device.Klay Thompson subscribes. You can too for just 11 cents a day for 11 months + receive a free Warriors Championship book. Sign me up!OAKLAND – The memories will stay vivid for the rest of their lives. And how can it not? Those moments marked the times the Warriors felt their ears popped.That experience will happen again when the Warriors (55-24) play the Los Angeles Clippers (47-35) on Sunday at Oracle Arena. Not only do …last_img read more

December 17

2016 “Agriculture is Cool!” winners announced

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Governor John R. Kasich and Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David T. Daniels announced the winners of the 2016 “Agriculture is Cool!” visual arts contest.  Ohio children enrolled in school or home schooled during the 2015-2016 academic year shared their personal interpretation of why Ohio agriculture is “cool” for their chance to win a trip to the Ohio State Fair.Entries, which included photographs, drawings, and paintings, were judged in four different age categories: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Ten entries were selected as winners in their respective categories.K-2 Photography:        Abigail Davis, Wadsworth, Medina County, age 7K-2 Drawing:                Grace Lucas, West Portsmouth, Scioto County, age 83-5 Photography:         Madilyn Johnson, Newark, Licking County, age 8 ½3-5 Drawing:                 Ella Bowman, Archbold, Fulton County, age 116-8 Photography:         Riley Yunker, Mount Gilead, Morrow County, age 116-8 Drawing:                 Regan Draeger, Lindsey, Sandusky County, age 149-12 Photography:       Mackenzie Allen, Aurora, Portage County, age 179-12 Drawing:               Katelynn Fetters, Hillsboro, Highland County, age 179-12 Painting:               Sydney Hales, Oregon, Lucas County, age 15Director’s Choice         Jo Bailey, Wooster, Wayne County, age 10The winners were honored by Governor Kasich, Ohio Agriculture Director Daniels and Ohio State Fair Manager Virgil Strickler at a ceremony at the Ohio State Fairgrounds.“The Ag is Cool! program does a great job keeping our youth interested in agriculture,” said Director Daniels. “It is our hope that by sparking that interest, these outstanding kids will have a better understanding of this industry and will be moved to consider a food or agriculture related career in their future.”This year marks the sixth year of the contest, and the sixth year of the “Ag is Cool!” educational program that is featured at the Ohio State Fair, July 27-Aug. 7.last_img read more