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  • Curtis Tarr dies at 88; switched military draft to lottery system

    Curtis Tarr, the director of the U.S. Selective Service System who altered the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War to make the process more random, died June 21 of pneumonia at his home in Walnut Creek, Calif. He was 88. His death was confirmed...
  • Professional, Amateur, Charity Golf Schedules For 2013

       CCGA May 13 -- Simsbury Farms GC June 3 -- Hawk's Landing GC-Southington June 17 -- Twin Hills CC-Coventry July 8 -- Goodwin Park GC-Hartford July 24 -- Blue Fox Run GC-Avon August 6 -- Tunxis Plantation CC (White Course)-Farmington...
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: John Deere Classic

     
    Sometimes it’s the little things that start the chain reaction. In this case, it was a spot on the charter flight taking PGA Tour pros from the John Deere Classic to the British Open. Without that little carrot, Steve Stricker probably wouldn’...
  • National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm

    National Ice Cream Month: In Virginia, ice cream saves the family farm
    As families grow, dairy farmers often realize that they need to enlarge their farming operations as well. Instead of taking on more cows and producing more milk to sell wholesale in a market with wildly fluctuating prices, some opt to add value to that...
  • Baseball: Cameron Deere leads team into championship game

     
    Cameron Deere, a freshman at Harvard-Westlake, had a two-out, two-run single to tie the game and also pitched the final two innings to record the save to help the West Hills-based Pacific Baseball Academy advance to the 15U West championships......
  • Soil Samples Taken In Jimmy Hoffa Tip

    Soil Samples Taken In Jimmy Hoffa Tip
    Police drilled Friday outside a suburban Detroit home in the search for Jimmy Hoffa, the labor strongman whose disappearance is one of the most notorious and mysterious in U.S. history. Investigators were looking into a tip that a body had been buried at...
  • Tractor and Trailer Stolen, Trailer Recovered

    Tractor and Trailer Stolen, Trailer Recovered
    Police are investigating the theft of farm equipment after the co-owner of a farm discovered a tractor and trailer missing. Police say Trevor Meachum, co-owner of Meachum Farms in Hartford, reported a 1978 John Deere tractor and an 18 foot trailer...
  • John Deere: Test drive lawn and garden equipment during Drive Green Challenge Saturday

    John Deere: Test drive lawn and garden equipment during Drive Green Challenge Saturday
    Area residents interested in the latest utility tractors, lawn and garden equipment, loaders and other equipment from John Deere are invited to stop by James River Equipment on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as they host the 2013 Drive Green...
  • Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers

    Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers
    ISLE OF WIGHT – Surrounded by surf and sand, Jimmy Oliver thought about cotton. As he vacationed on the Outer Banks in late 2011, the Isle of Wight County farmer said he mapped out where he would plant his 2012 cotton crop. Beginning on a sunny,...
  • Experiencing deja vu in Howard County farmland fight

    This Howard County movie has played before: the County Council considering laws to restrict rural land development, farmers staging a tractor parade protesting what they see as an attack on their property values, public officials saying preservation...
  • Iowa's pork delicacy champs

     Iowa's pork delicacy champs
    PRAIRIE CITY, Iowa — It would be easy to pass by the small, white building with its red-trimmed windows. After all, the cafe is dwarfed by the nearby grain elevators and the Prairie City water tower. Yet the often-crowded gravel lot, where BMWs...