Publication Date

Winter 2017


Table of contents:

Lyrical Legacy
Charlie’s Red Star Blues Barn is one fun house of cool for area music lovers ... 4

Prawn Appetit
Don’s Prawns & More brings sustainable seafood to Ohio ... 6

Tavern Tenacity
Two bar managers overcome tragedy and revive Ohio's longest operating bar in Nelsonville ... 10

Home Brewed
One woman’s dream to open a coffee house in Peebles becomes reality and provides a needed community space ... 12

Grill Seeker
Winding backroads lead to the region’s best barbecue joints ... 14

Lore City
Salt Fork State Park features beauty in every acre ... 16

Bodhi Tree Guesthouse and Studio offers guests an out-of-body experience ... 17

Sudzy’s Pin-Up Palace features clothes with moxie ... 18

Equity in Education
After 20 years, how is the public support? ... 19

Building a Foundation
Jackson County residents continue a commitment to helping the local homeless ... 20

An Upward Bound Bond
For the Dunn family women, mutual support and a strong mindset is what matters most ... 22

Building Brilliance
New federal dollars will link “makerspaces” and Innovation Centers to create jobs and encourage investment ... 26


Finding New Threads
A St. Clairsville mother-daughter duo bring new material to the regional quilting scene ... 30

Old School Cool
A blacksmith artisan in McConnelsville helps revitalize the 19th century metal practice ... 31

Crafted Culture
Local art teachers go beyond classroom instruction to offer art lessons to the Lancaster community ... 32

Let the Light In
One man’s career change brings a resurgence of stained glass making to Chillicothe ... 33

Tales from the Farm
Discover the rich history of three local family farms celebrating centennial and bicentennial birthdays this year ... 34

Civil Society
Take an upclose and personal journey with the reenactment of the American Civil War's Battle of Buffington Island ... 38

A Grounded Gentleman
Sixty years in the making, Dorsell Bibbee continues diggin’ dirt ... 46



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Winter/Spring 2017

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