Mercer County Commissioners have agreed to make improvements at the county dog pound, bowing to pressure from local animal rights activists.
Commissioners and dog warden Tom Powell have come up with a plan to add more kennel space at the pound, located on Powell's rural Fort Recovery farm. Commissioners last week agreed to spend $1,600 for new kennels while Powell has agreed to pay for a huge concrete slab to expand kennel space. [More]
MINSTER - The nationally ranked Minster girls' cross country team will be competing in Alabama next month with the blessing of the Minster Local Schools board of education.
Coach Jessie Magoto told board members Monday night the Oct. 6-8 trip to the Jesse Owens Cross Country Classic Invitational would be made at no cost to the school district. Athletes as well as coaches will cover their own expenses, including airfare, hotel room and meals. [More]