Counting on neighbors to shop at markets

Some family farms have been feeding our neighbors for more than 100 years, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.Katie Jantzen is one ...

August 5th, 2019 |  


Choosing a career path

“All roads lead to Rome,” according to the medieval proverb. That is, travelers can take a variety of paths and all end up at the same pla...

August 2nd, 2019 |  


We shouldn’t need a holiday to remember these heroes

The year 2019, although barely half over, has already given Americans a number of special occasions to celebrate our patriotism. Memorial Day, the 4th...

July 31st, 2019 |  



Fortunate to have Ohio State Extension Office

Editor:Carnegie Public Library and our community is fortunate to have a vibrant and engaged Ohio State Extension Office. Many citizens do not know abo...

July 31st, 2019 |  


Sleeping at the foot of the bed

Sleeping at the foot of the bed

Little Jimmy Dickens, the late classic country music star from Bolt, W.Va., sang old-style country music since the beginning of that genre as we know ...

July 30th, 2019 |  


Protecting victims of human trafficking

Protecting victims of human trafficking

Ohio knows all too well that human trafficking isn’t a problem from the distant past, or one found only in countries across the world — Oh...

July 30th, 2019 |  


School’s cruel with lunch money threat

School’s cruel with lunch money threat

You wouldn’t think people would want the title of “America’s Meanest,” but it seems so many are vying for it.Today’s win...

July 29th, 2019 |  


Why is my lawn burning up?

Why is my lawn burning up?

At this time of year it takes special care to keep your lawn from drying out. Most people believe that the only way to insure healthy turf year round ...

July 29th, 2019 |  


Go to the rising sun

Over the past few weeks, I have found myself faced with the idea of death more than what is usually typical of my relatively charmed life. Although I&...

July 26th, 2019 |  


Bearing witness at the border

Bearing witness at the border

Last week, Connie and I traveled to El Paso, Texas, on our southern border, to bear witness to this humanitarian crisis. We met with children and fami...

July 23rd, 2019 |