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Thursday, July 19th, 2007
By Nancy Allen
Despite almost an inch of rain that came to the county overnight, it's going to take a lot more than that to pull crops out of drought-like conditions that have gripped the area, local weather and ag officials say.
Corn in Mercer County will no doubt suffer production losses due to the dryness some are likening to the drought of 1988. But there's still hope for soybeans. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
As is the case with any team, the Mercer County Cougars have seen familiar faces depart after last season, while others step into the blue and white jerseys this season for the first time.
The semipro football team based out of Fort Recovery enters their fourth year in the Interstate Football League coming off an 8-2 regular season, losing in the second round of the playoffs, 7-6, to eventual Interstate Bowl runner-up Classic City Crush. [More]
Local pictures on July 19th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on July 19th, 2007
Lightning strikes interrupt electricity to parts of Grand Lake area
Minster teen leads 230,000-member group
Sidewalk gathering spot gets visitor smoking at council
Revolving loan sought to buy bakery
Cruiser may come earlier than expected
Lock One in New Bremen nearly done
Officials opt not to replace outdated, failing boiler
Public may view artwork in variety of techniques
Grand Lake wins eighth straight