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Years ago someone gave me a copy of a small overview of Omega’s history (formerly Sharonville). I’ll use it now. The postal department required Sharonville (Omega) to adopt a new name to avoid a mix up, as Sharonville near Cincinnati already existed.

Several people told me they really liked the new Pike Heritage Museum’s 2019 calendar with photos each month. Most of these photos I’ve not seen before, so you readers will see them over time. Bob Dixon of Dixon’s Jewelers told me people are buying up these as fast as the supply arrives from…

Pike's Past

Pike's Past

By Jim Henry

Pike's Past is a column that runs in the News Watchman every Wednesday. He has been writing for the publication since September of 1976 and is renowned for his knowledge of Pike County history. Henry frequently speaks at gatherings throughout the region to speak about history and present slide shows from his extensive collection of historical photographs.

Rural Rendezvous

Rural Rendezvous

By Sherry M. Stanley

Sherry M. Stanley has resided in the country all her life. She enjoys all aspects of country living, especially gardening and spending time with her animal companions — dogs, goats, horses, and a cat — in Ross County.

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