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Wednesday, June 6th, 2007
After third vote and more controversy, alcohol will still go on sale at Mercer County Fair
By Timothy Cox
The battle over beer at the Mercer County Fair rages on.
Residents opposing the planned sale of beer at this summer's fair again packed the house for Tuesday's monthly fair board meeting. Although support for beer sales has waned among some board members, alcohol sales in a confined beer garden are expected to go on as planned. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - It's been 150 years since a brotherhood of dedicated men first began putting out fires with hand-drawn pumpers.
The New Bremen-German Township Fire Department is marking its anniversary by celebrating a rich heritage dating back to 1857 and renewing a commitment to volunteer service in the future. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Keith Wenning fired a gem on the mound as Coldwater took advantage of six Celina errors in beating the Bulldogs, 8-0, in Mercer County ACME circuit play at Montgomery Field.
The Cavs improve to 3-1 in the season with the win as Celina drops to 1-2 after splitting a weekend doubleheader with Vandalia-Butler. [More]
Obituaries on June 6th, 2007
Aaron Scott Arehart, 42, of Crossville, Tenn., died at 1:52 a.m. June 5, 2007, [More]
Former New Bremen resident Cleora Forwerck, 86, a resident of the St. Marys Liv [More]
Margaret "Peg" L. Knost, 63, 31 S. Main St., New Bremen, died at 11:55 a.m. June 5, 2007, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Elmer L. Neuman, 68, of rural New Knoxville, died at 6:30 a.m. June 5, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Former Celina resident Aubrey Norton, 57, of Beaumont, Texas, died at 1:24 p.m. [More]
Robert E. Schrolucke, 83, of rural Spencerville, died June 4, 2007, at his residence. Death was due to a sudden illness. [More]
Local pictures on June 6th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 6th, 2007
Parks really pulling in the visitors
New Bremen-German Township Fire Department invites public to anniversary celebration
New board powerless
Residents may receive help with payment to install new sidewalks
Minster council discusses need for new stop sign addition
Crowning Touch coffee house moving; will add drive-through
St. Marys awarded top
New Bremen ups its ACME mark to 2-0