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Virgil Shipley/News Straight rows of just sprouting corn are highlighted by the sun recently in this scene on Lower Green Valley Road northwest of Mount Vernon. A windmill stands guard in the field while fleecy clouds create a beautiful spring scene. The Ohio House is considering addressing the Current Agricultural Use Value in the state.

Farmers learn ways to preserve land

As attendees enjoyed pancakes and fresh fruit at Tuesday morning’s farmers’ breakfast at Brandon Baptist Church, the focus was on farmland preservation and the Clean Ohio competitive Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP) administered by the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

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December 21, 2017

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Obituary

Edwin D. Claggett

A funeral service for Edwin D. Claggett, 82, of Newark will be held Friday, Dec. 22, at 1:00 p.m. in the Newark Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home with Pastor Matthew Schwartz officiating. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery.

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December 21, 2017

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