NEW BREMEN - Sailing down the Miami and Erie Canal on a beautiful fall evening took on a new twist Saturday as the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers sponsored a pumpkin regatta.
The organization, which baked the world's largest pumpkin pie one year and dropped huge pumpkins onto vehicles with smashing success the next year, hit on a novel feature for its autumn festival. [More]
Going into Saturday, the Celina girls tennis team was in perfect position to capture their first Western Buckeye League title since 2002.
At the end of the day, the NetDogs had a bullseye.
Celina sent four of its five groups into the championship match, winning one title and adding three runners-up, to win the overall title after going 9-0 in the regular season. Celina finished with 19 total points, edging Shawnee with 18. [More]
NEW BREMEN - There's activity once more at the old New Bremen Speedway, but it's for the last time. Safety concerns have caused owners, Crown Equipment Corporation in New Bremen, to bring down the old track.
Five people were injured when two vehicles collided head on in the 7000 block of state Route 219 near Montezuma. The mishap occurred at 6:27 p.m. Sunday, according to Mercer County Sheriff's Office reports.