MINSTER - Dick Fortman watches as the train chugs up a steep incline before disappearing into a tunnel cut through the mountain overlooking Stallotown - a thriving community with a decidedly western theme.
The train pulls into the station giving passengers a glimpse of what life was like in the 1890s. Women in long, billowing skirts pick their way to and from the general store while a checker game is underway on the porch at the local doctor's office. [More]
COLDWATER - If the conference matchup between Coldwater and Fort Recovery bears any resemblance to the championship game of the first Mercer Health Holiday Classic, it should be a dandy.
Fort Recovery was able to hold off a number of Coldwater rallies to take a 51-48 win in the inaugural tournament at The Palace in Coldwater. The Indians end 2007 with an 8-1 record while Coldwater drops to 3-2 on the year. [More]