By Linda Ellingsworth First organized in 1928 with a goal to stop the trend of young boys leaving the family farm, FFA, originally Future Farmers of America, has grown into a national organization of 610,240 individual FFA members and 7,665 local chapters in all 50 states. It is the largest student organization in the world. […]
By Jaime Thomas Forget video games and sports memorabilia—what Daniel Cook really wanted was a pig. And two years ago, the Granville eighth-grader got his wish when a family friend gave him one. Since then, his drove has grown to five swine. Unlike many boys his age, he holds unconventional interests. “I’ve always been fascinated […]
By Jaime Thomas For the fourth consecutive month this year the Granville cafeteria suffered a loss in April. District Business Manager Cathy Somich told the board of education the schools have lost $39,000 so far this year during a meeting Monday night. “Everyone is in the same pinch as we are; some are a lot […]
Phil Hicks has ‘em rollin’ in the aisles. Find more FFA videos at their YouTube channel.
A large, technical dance number from a group of students at the FFA Battle of the Bands.
Shelby McEachron Granville FFA Reporter If you have ever been to a GranvilleFFABattle of the Bands then you know that you don’t want to miss the next one. In the past years, we have seen Ozzy, Larry the Cable Guy, and Elvis. Who will it be this year? This year’s Battle will be of […]
Spruce up for spring Granville Community Service Day 2011 Just a glance off the side of the road anywhere in the area shows Granville Community Service Day 2011 can’t come soon enough. A harsh winter’s worth of accumulated debris has repopulated the roadsides of Granville with a fresh coating of fast food wrappers, […]
Sad news hit the Granville community just hours after the Sentinel went to press Tuesday morning with word Supervisor Rodger Hurley died. At 70, Hurley was vital and energetic so that makes his death from a heart attack that much more shocking. “Just months into his second term after winning a nail-biter election that […]