A public forum to identify concerns about Grand Lake and gather community consensus on what to do about them will be held Aug. 23.
The event - billed as a lake summit - is being organized by State Rep. Keith Faber, R-Celina, and Mercer County commissioners. It will be held 9 a.m.-noon at Wright State University-Lake Campus, announced Commissioner Jim Zehringer during Tuesday's monthly agriculture breakfast in Celina. [More]
Mercer County will not be getting a needed communications tower in St. Henry, but still will reap the benefits of nearly $86,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
County commissioners on Tuesday approved spending the money for several different projects, all of them communications-based. Commissioners acted on a recommendation from the county's terrorism task force, which oversees the federal grant money. [More]