As editor and executive editor of the Ravenna-Kent (Ohio) Record-Courier, Loris C. Troyer has been a pivotal figure in Portage County, Ohio, for over sixty years. Since retiring, he has written a weekly historical column entitled "Portage Pathways" on topics ranging from historical landmarks and events to eminent or interesting people to politics, society, and the value of recording local history. This book collects over 140 of his most memorable essays, illustrated with historical photographs.
Loris C. Troyer is editor emeritus of the Ravenna-Kent Record-Courier and a founding member of the Kent Historical Society. He has been active in community organizations and has received numerous awards from Kent State University and area organizations.