Mercer County has the highest farm income in Ohio for 2006
By Nancy Allen
Mercer County retained its No. 1 ranking in farm receipts among the state's 88 counties for 2006, with total income increasing by 2.85 percent from 2005.
The ranking and other county-by-county numbers are available to the public in the 2006 Ohio Farm Income report compiled by the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service and Ohio State University Extension. It is the most recent data available. [More]
Seventy-five soldiers from the St. Marys battalion are preparing to deploy to Iraq this week for a second time since Congress declared war on the country in October 2002.
The soldiers of Alpha Company, an engineer battalion that is part of the 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), will be honored at a deployment ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial High School in St. Marys. The public is welcome to attend. [More]