July 29, 2014

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Indoe at Morlock

Bill Indoe reflects on the outpouring of community assistance, from the day of the tornado when countless volunteers descended upon the Indoe Farm, to the generosity of the Morlock family for opening their barns to the Indoe cows.

Indoe – After the Storm

Tom Indoe speaks about the day of the storm and what the future holds for the farm.

Ruined barn remains a monument to farming life

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HARRISVILLE TWP. — In the calm after the storm, with the evening dusk gathering at his feet, Dick Indoe looked at what the wind had left of the main barn at Richman Farms. It had been a county landmark, and the backdrop for his whole life. “This barn has been a monument,” he said. “One Read More…

Community continues to aid Indoes


HARRISVILLE TWP. — With the help of donated construction equipment, several dozen volunteers spent Friday cleaning up debris and taking away hay and straw bales from the largest of the three barns that collapsed at Richman Farms Thursday afternoon. Pieces of wood, along with branches and roof tiles, were placed into large piles around the Read More…

Community responds to Indoe farm


HARRISVILLE TWP. — Volunteers struggled to lift the main floor of the barn where several cows and draft horses were trapped below. A storm that swept through Thursday afternoon collapsed three barns at Richman Farms belonging to the Indoe family on Richman and Prouty roads. Tom Indoe was in the milking barn, and his brother Read More…

Indoe Farm Disaster

A storm that rolled through the region Thursday evening did major damage across Medina County. The Indoe Farm in Harrisville Township that has been in the family for generations was heavily damaged when three of the major barns were destroyed. Photographs by Shirley Ware and Andrew Dolph.