Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Evergreen Trees Head To US Bases Overseas
The Ohio Christmas Tree Association is sending 110 trees overseas as part of an annual effort to brighten the season for service members. The packages of trees containing some ornaments from Ohio schools and churches were expected to arrive around Thanksgiving.
Amy Galehouse is the coordinator of Operation Evergreen, an effort the association started in 1995.
Galehouse operates a tree farm near Akron. She says about 40 tree growers in the state donated the trees this year.
The trees have previously gone to U.S. military installations in Iraq, Bosnia, Afghanistan and elsewhere.
Ohio’s Department of Agriculture helps inspect the trees to make sure no bugs or diseases hitch a ride.