Day: December 3, 2014

Athens Chinese Culture Center Brings Mandarin to Southeast Ohio

Athens Chinese Culture Center Brings Mandarin to Southeast Ohio

During a routine Tuesday afternoon lesson at the Athens Chinese Culture Center, while some students watched a video on traditional Chinese culture dance, 11 year-old Alison Russ recited sentences and arranged magnetic Mandarin words on a board. Working to arrange the words just right, she […]

Special Needs Class Gives Children Chance to Dance

Special Needs Class Gives Children Chance to Dance

Ever since Julie Chafin took her daughter, Ally, to compete in a cheerleading competition in Columbus, Ohio, she has wanted to make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities. Chafin was shocked by the amount of special needs children that were competing at […]

The Grand Restaurant and Tavern

The Grand Restaurant and Tavern

Clams casino, open oysters and Maryland style crab cakes all in Pike County? No, it is not a dream; it’s a meal at The Grand Restaurant and Tavern. The Grand offers Waverly residents a taste of the shore by serving fresh-caught seafood delivered from Ocean […]

Snowville Creamery Owner on a Mission for Better, Healthier Dairy

Snowville Creamery Owner on a Mission for Better, Healthier Dairy

What if someone offered you a miracle elixir that makes you live longer, helps you avoid all major illnesses and assures your children will be healthier as well? Does that seem too good to be true? Well Warren Taylor, the owner of Snowville Creamery in […]

The Solstice at Serpent Mound

The Solstice at Serpent Mound

The holiday season is a time to gather with friends and family. With all of the distractions in today’s consumer culture, community tends to be forgotten. This is not the case during Friends of Serpent Mound’s annual winter solstice illumination. The winter solstice occurs every […]

Did you know?

Did you know?

Pike County’s Eager Inn was the first stone inn built in Ohio in 1797. Located at the junction of Pike Lake Road and Morgan’s Fork Road, it housed guests until 1870. Prior to the Civil War, the inn was a stop for slaves traveling north […]

Back on Track

Back on Track

A couple years ago, miles of railroad were overgrown with trees springing up in between the tracks—almost symbolizing the loss of its original purpose and foreshadowing the derailing of a major player in Monroe’s economy. Originally built by Pennsylvania Railroad to service Ormet—an aluminum smelting […]