CELINA - Two Mercer County agencies are joining forces to streamline the electronic mapping of agricultural lands enrolled in federal conservation programs that also now qualify for a tax cut.
County commissioners Rick Muhlenkamp and Jerry Laffin on Thursday morning approved a memorandum of understanding between the offices of the county auditor and soil and water conservation district. [More]
MINSTER - With some timely hitting and clutch pitching from starter Jack Heitbrink, Minster was able to dodge the raindrops and the New Bremen hitters for a 9-1 victory over the Cardinals Thursday at Hanover Street Park.
New Bremen hit the ball hard out of the gate and squandered a bases-loaded opportunity in the second inning. Minster started a three-run third with a walk, a bunt and an error, and ended up grabbing the momentum for good. [More]
CELINA - Manure discharged from a Fort Recovery farm into an open ditch earlier this month led to a fish kill in a tributary to the Wabash River, Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors members learned at Tuesday's meeting. [More]
MINSTER - Minster pitching ace Jenna Poeppelman may have been late getting to Four Seasons Park on Tuesday evening for the MAC softball matchup with Marion Local, but the senior dominated once she took the rubber and helped the state-ranked Wildcats win 3-1 over Marion Local on Tuesday. [More]
CELINA - A Christian singer-songwriter who has risen up the music charts with a genre-hopping style all his own has been tapped to play at the Mercer County Fair this year.
Crowder, a multiplatinum-selling, Grammy-nominated Christian music artist, will headline the fair's second Christian concert at the grandstands on Aug. 10. He'll be supported by opening act We are Messengers, fair organizers revealed on Monday. [More]
CELINA - Freshman Reece Dellinger pitched four solid innings and Coldwater scored the majority of its runs after the fourth inning in beating Celina 9-3 in non-conference baseball action at CAPT Baseball Complex at Montgomery Field on Monday.
The win is the ninth straight for the Cavaliers as they improved to 9-3 on the season. Celina drops back to .500 at 6-6. [More]