Bruce Stambaugh

    Amish buggies in Ohio’s Amish Country maybe all black, but they definitely aren’t all the same. The nondescript, unobtrusive color merely keeps them uniform and modest.
    Even if they all are black, a closer look reveals that there are many differences in buggies. These variances are especially true for buggies owned by younger Amish men. Particular attention is paid to the kind of accessories included on their buggies. After all, a buggy can last for 30 years if it is well maintained.
    At least two-dozen buggy shops are sprinkled around the greater Holmes County area. That way ...

"How do the Amish live?"

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By Dave Ross

Sitting here staring at this screen is about the most uninspiring thing a person could do on a day like this, but we'll hurry and be brief with this writing, and then head outside once more to enjoy the scenery.

We waited for this - the time of year when the leaves are turning many shades of yellow, orange and red in our part of the world. What a wonderful gift it is to be able to see and ...

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Amber Kanuckel

Go for a drive on state Route 3 just south of Loudonville and you’ll soon come across a gorgeous, old grist mill. You may even catch a glimpse of the mill’s waterwheel turning, powering the mechanisms inside the building. This is the Wolf Creek Grist Mill, a historic mill that was once located just north of Loudonville on Route 60.

The Wolf Creek Grist Mill has a long history. It was built in 1831 by the Wolf family, who contracted a grist mill builder named Isaac Meanor to complete the project. ...

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