Economic development

BSR on Flyover Folk Podcast

Two of our board members spoke with Matt Hildreth, president and founder of and the host of “Flyover Folk” podcast (subscribe here, which delves into all things rural.

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Ohio District 15

Annual report and party

We had a great time unveiling our annual report for 2018 and meeting some of our supporters. Here’s the kiosk we displayed while we chatted and mingled. You can also download our 2018 annual report [read more]

Economic development

Dollar Stores Invade Rural Towns

Maybe you’ve noticed how dollar stores are springing up everywhere? In Amanda, Ohio, (in Fairfield County) population about 750, there are two dollar stores bookending the 6-block main drag. Two. Why is this? According to [read more]

Health Care

Two More Billboards!

Thanks to your generous contributions, Buckeye State Rural has two more billboards in Ohio Congressional District 15. One of these billboards is just outside  Athens and another is just north of Circleville. These billboards—along with [read more]

Ohio District 15

Our First Billboard is Live!

Late last month, our first billboard went up outside Lancaster, Ohio, on Rt. 33 (business). We’ve already received great feedback and support for further communications in District 15 counties. Would you like to be part [read more]