Shop-Vacs, tools and pet items top local shoppers' lists
By Kathy Thompson
CELINA - The Menards store and parking lot were packed with shoppers eager to get Black Friday deals at 5:30 a.m. today to kick off the Christmas shopping season. Many shoppers said they look forward to the annual excitement while others said the atmosphere is just crazy. [More]
WASHINGTON - A feathered Mercer County native received a pardon Wednesday when President Barack Obama spared Cheese from the Thanksgiving dinner table.
Cole Cooper raised two presidential turkeys from a flock he kept in a specially built barn at his rural Fort Recovery home. Named Virgil and Homer after the man who started Cooper Farms in 1938 with his wife, Virginia, the birds were renamed Mac and Cheese in a social media campaign. [More]