Nancy Bennett talks about the work of the Walldogs during a meeting in Hermann last week.

Idea grows into plan for murals on Hermann buildings

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:41 pm

It was an idea planted a decade ago. “It’s been slowly growing since,” said Betty Hartbauer of the effort to tell Hermann’s story through artwork on walls. Last Thursday night Hartbauer, Theresa Black, Tammy Bruckerhoff and Kathy Durham, members of a women’s group looking to see the seed planted 10 years ago blossom into a cascade of colors, pitched the idea of professional artists coming to town to decorate the

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  • Fame was not the desire of Amish craftsman

    Posted on March 31, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    Amish craftsman Roy MIller, left, with Janet Laboube and Paul Faerber, owners of Amish on Fourth.

    Roy Miller didn’t set out to become part of a cultural phenomenon; he didn’t intend to become known across the country for what he did. For goodness sakes, he made furniture. What could be so special about building a table or chair that would garner him and his small operation such attention? In a word, the quality of the work. Miller is part of the Amish community of Ohio; indeed,

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