FORT RECOVERY - The fields of Mercer County may have a new cash crop - oil.
Three test wells recently were drilled on private ground in the rural Fort Recovery area by Buckeye Oil Producing Co of Wooster. Two of those wells are producing modest amounts of petroleum, according to company president Mark Lytle. [More]
Adds third-place finish in 800 meters, State Track Meet
By Bruce Monnin
COLUMBUS - Coldwater sophomore Sarah Kanney made school history on Saturday during the final day of the state track meet. Kanney repeated as the Division II 1,600-meter champion to become the first Cavalier girl to win two state titles.
COLUMBUS - In addition to Coldwater's Sarah Kanney winning the 1,600 meters, there were nine other events on Saturday featuring local girls on the final day of the state track meet. Six of these events sent seven individuals and two relay teams to the awards podium. [More]
COLUMBUS - Six events on Saturday featured local boys athletes, five of whom finished in the top eight to reach the podium. This includes Minster's 1,600- and 800-meter relay teams that just missed out on championships with second- and third-place finishes. [More]