The Sights, Sounds and smells of the Wicomico County Fair

There was gunfire, a lot of it, but no screaming or running. In fact no one even flinched. Kids and adults alike posed before antique tractors, ate popcorn and generally wandered around taking in the county fair. If you’ve never been, let this serve as fair warning. There is gunplay, and everyone there is fine with it. Art Williams of Felton, Del. galloped on horseback, executing balloon after balloon in a demonstration of horsemanship. He

From Western Sussex to Eastern Asia

Rick Dickerson poses in front of his Route 13 farm stand.  Dickerson recently returned from an economic development  mission to China and Vietnam to build business for the American  Soybean Market. He was selected from hundreds of applicants  to take the trip. Photo by Tony Russo “The first thing they tried to feed me was jellyfish.”  Rick Dickerson is a Laurel farmer and doesn’t eat much jellyfish when he’s not in China. But he’s a good guest and

Trapper has engaging way of explaining the history of his field

Nuisance wildlife control and management professional  Morgan Bennett III demonstrates the trap mechanism  used in many muskrat traps. Photo by Tony Russo Morgan Bennett III has been a lot of things. Mainly, though, he has been a trapper.  Bennett started when he was five years old, trapping muskrats on a piece of marshland his parents had. He spent a lot of time stuck in the mud and a lot of time trekking back to the house