Mercer County agriculture income decreased 9 percent from 2004 to 2005, but the county still retains its No. 1 ranking for farm income among Ohio's 88 counties.
The ranking and other county-by-county numbers are available to the public in the 2005 Ohio Farm Income report compiled by the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service and Ohio State University Extension. It is the most recent data available. [More]
A Minster woman died Thursday when her car drifted left of center and collided head on with a truck. The mishap occurred shortly before noon on state Route 29 east of Fort Loramie.
Irene B. Garmann, 70, 137 S. Garfield St., was pronounced dead on arrival at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney. The accident reportedly occurred as she headed to a daughter's home to have her hair done for approaching holiday parties. [More]
Mercer County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities members approved an estimated $12,000 in improvements to doorways at the Cheryl Ann complex to make wheelchair access easier for handicapped clients.