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Top OCJ/OAN videos of 2016

By on December 17, 2019

Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Top OCJ/OAN videos of 2016 1. Loudenslager toy tractor collection hopes to continue legacy through saleDon Loudenslager, who passed away at the age of 80 in 2014, spent his last several decades visiting sales and auctions amassing thousands of toy tractors, trucks, and other items. About 95% of the collection was up for sale this summer, with hopes by the family that the toys will be put to use in a positive way for many years to come. Apparently, there were many folks who wanted to check it out. 2. 2016 Corn Harvest Cab Cam — Brandon Monebrake, Preble CountyAlthough many corn yield monitors around Ohio have shown lower than average numbers after a challenging growing season, a few parts of the state were pleasantly surprised with the amount of corn they were taking in this year. Count Preble County farmer Brandon Monebrake among those farmers happy with his 2016 harvest. Ty Higgins dropped in to visit with Monebrake and found more surprises in the cab than the corn yields, including a high-powered way to deal with coyotes. 3. 2016 Ohio State Fair Market Beef ResultsPeople flocked to hear Grand Champion Market Beef exhibitor Brooke Egbert, from Auglaize County, talk about how she pulled off another victory at the Ohio State Fair. Caden Jones from Allen County had the Reserve Champion. 4. 2016 Ohio State Fair Market Barrow ResultsAshton Frey from Upper Sandusky had the Champion Market Barrow and Lea Kimley from South Chaleston had the Reserve Champion Barrow.  5. 2016 Ohio State Fair Junior Goat Show ResultsTaylor Carr from Athens County had the Grand Champion Market Wether and Paige Pence has the Reserve Champion to kick of the 2016 Ohio State Fair junior market shows. read more

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National FFA Convention photo highlights

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first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Ohio FFA members Gabe Nichols, Slate Kellis, and Jonathan Seymore check out Case IH display in the trade show, one of their favorite stops. This special John Deere B commemorates the 75-year relationship between FFA and John Deere, the longest running corporate sponsor of the FFA. Ridgemont FFA was a Strengthening Agriculture National Chapter Award finalist. St. Marys FFA was a finalist in the Building Communities National Chapter Award. Matt Reese stopped and talked with some Wilmington College students at the National FFA Expo. FFA members from Kenton and A. B. Graham say “hello” from National Convention. State officers Grant Lach, Koleson McCoy, Bailey Eberhart, and Emma Dearth stopped by for an interview in the media room at National Convention. Ridgemont FFA was a Growing Leaders National Chapter Award finalist. Miami East FFA was a Growing Leaders National Chapter Award finalist. Morgan Anderson from Amanda-Clearcreek FFA completed in the Creed Speaking Contest. Aaron Sharp (left), Emma Dearth, Paige Hinton, and Noah Smith from Amanda-Clearcreek FFA competed in the 2018 Ag Communications CDE, finishing 8th nationally. Joel gets an update from Jacob Wuebker, Versailles about his Swine Production-Placement proficiency. Wuebker was one of 24 national proficiency finalists from Ohio in 2018. Joel and Matt spent a fair amount of time strolling FFA Way in Indianapolis at National FFA Convention this year. Meredith Bischoff-Kenton-OHP played in the National FFA Band. Carson Eyre, from Western Brown, was a proficiency winner inTurf Grass Management. State officers Grant Lach, Koleson McCoy, Bailey Eberhart, and Emma Dearth stopped by the media room for an interview. Ohio FFA State Officers at 2018 National FFA Convention. Photo courtesy of Koleson McCoy. Koleson talks with Joel backstage.last_img read more

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Justin Upton Lifts Braves Past the Phillies in Debut

By on September 30, 2019

New addition left fielder Justin Upton proved to Atlanta Braves fans why the team traded for him during the offseason. Upton homered in his debut to lift the Braves past the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5.“Everything kind of fell into place tonight,” said Upton, whose solo home run came in the fifth inning after the Phillies cut the lead to 4-3. “It was great that the guys came out swinging the bats well. I was able to contribute and we got a W at the same time. You can’t beat that night.”The sellout crowd of 51,456 at Turner Field saw the high-powered offense of the Braves cripple Phillies ace Cole Hamels for five innings.  Before Monday’s game, the Braves had only been able to hit three home runs off of Hamels in 43 innings pitched against them in seven starts, but managed to tie that mark over five innings.“They’re going to hit a lot of home runs,” Hamels said. “Obviously, to keep them from hitting home runs you have to keep the ball down. I wasn’t able to do that.”Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits, including the first of the three Braves home runs. New addition Dan Uggla homered as well.For Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, it was nice to see that his team was able to hit the ball out of the park, but it did not come as a surprise. The Braves led the National League with 49 homers during Grapefruit League play.Braves pitcher Tim Hudson, whose record was 153-6 before Monday’s game when his team scored four our more runs while he was in the game, started off solid, but gradually declined. He was charged with three runs, six hits and three walks in 4 1/3 innings. Hudson gave up a home run in the fourth to Chase Utley in the fourth inning.However, he got a lift from left-handed pitcher Luis Avilan, who pitched 1-2/3 scoreless innings with one hit and one walk. Avilan’s performance earned him the win and Hudson the no-decision.With the amount of batting power in the Braves lineup, they draw very few walks, but have a high strikeout count. During spring training they had the fewest walks, with 73, but had the seventh highest number of strikeouts with 252. They struck out eight times Monday night.“We’ve got a lot of power, and we’re not trying to hold back,” Uggla said. “If it cost us some strikeouts in situations, then that’s what it’s going to have to take.”B.J. Upton had a quiet night at the plate, going 0-for-4 with one strikeout. Jason Heyward accounted for one run and had one walk and strikeout a piece.The Braves will face the Phillies again on Wednesday with hopes they can keep the momentum going into this fresh season.“Hopefully this is just the beginning,” Freeman said. “We’ve got a very balanced lineup one through eight, so it’s going to be tough for pitchers to get through us.” read more

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Hero from The Greatest Generation is laid to rest at Miramar National

By on September 17, 2019

first_img Updated: 6:44 PM Hero from “The Greatest Generation” is laid to rest at Miramar National Cemetery Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – He lied about his age, and joined the U.S. Marines at 15-years old. From there, Frank (Maselskis) Mason fought in two wars and returned home a hero. “Frank Mason is one of the reasons we can live the good life here in San Diego,” says Former Congressman and Veteran Duncan Hunter Senior.Mason was one of those guys who put country before everything else. During World War II, he was captured by the Japanese and tortured for 3 1/2-years as a POW. “Even with all that torture, all that pain, he returned home and re-upped to fight in the Korean War,” says Hunter. During that war, Frank was smack dab in the middle of the most brutal battle of the war, the Battle of Chosin. The Marines lost a lot of men that day, Frank was not one of them.“The streets of heaven are guarded by U.S. Marines and Frank is on duty now. He’ll keep it safe until the rest of us get there,” says Nick Popaditch, USMC (retd).Frank Mason leaves behind three daughters, nine grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. His final resting place the Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego, California.R.I.P. Frank! Dan Plante, center_img Dan Plante Posted: August 20, 2018 August 20, 2018last_img read more

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