Ginseng was at the core of a manslaughter case from a few years back in Preble County — as mentioned in the final paragraph of this post. You can read about the case and sentencing in this article: http://www.whio.com/news/news/crime-law/plea-deal-to-end-ginseng-slaying-case/nWtB8/
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- Reaching Communities: National Archives Traveling Exhibits ServiceToday’s post comes from Jennifer Johnson, curator in the National Archives Traveling Exhibits Service (NATES). On December 21, 2018, NATES program manager Dee Harris and I went to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library in Topeka, Kansas, where one of our traveling exhibits, “Over There” was on display in the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery. … Continue readin […]