Celina apparently will receive $26,000 from a Cleveland-area contractor who wants to tear down the city's infamous Blue Goose.
City administration officials still are evaluating seven wide-ranging proposals for the demolition of the former power plant, but expect to contract with B&B Wrecking, Cleveland. The B&B bid was the only one of the seven proposals that offered to pay the city for the opportunity to do the work and claim the scrap metal from the site. [More]
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP - After suffering their most lopsided defeat this season, and possibly in the history of the program, the Grand Lake Mariners were forced to play in the must-win second game of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League championship series against the Lima Locos. [More]
The face of the Mercer County Fair is changing, including the physical appearance of the fairgrounds, the lineup for the fair and the people making it happen.
At the center of much of the positive changes is Scott Riffle, who was hired several months ago as the fairgrounds manager. Although Riffle was hired specifically to market the fairgrounds on a year-round basis, his efforts will be evident when the fair kicks off Aug. 8. [More]
FORT RECOVERY - South Central, the defending Interstate Football League champions, used a late scoring drive on Saturday at Barrenbrugge Park to defeat the Mercer County Cougars, 24-21, in an early-season showdown of league unbeatens.