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Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
WAPAKONETA - The red barn and gray silo perched atop a flatbed trailer looks familiar and right at home at the Auglaize County Fair.
This marks the fifth year Ypsilanti, Mich., resident John Forshee has brought Farmer John's Barnyard Express to the area. With assistance from a pair of Border Collies, a Nubian goat and an American miniature horse, he presents humorous yet educational shows weekdays at 2:30, 4 and 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1, 5 and 7 p.m. [More]
By William Kincaid
Celina Mayor Sharon Larue was authorized by city council members last week to enter into a consulting agreement for a downtown manager in conjunction with the Ohio Department of Development's Small Cities Community Development Block Grant.
At last week's regular meeting, council members approved the emergency ordinance, which transfers $10,000 from the contingency fund to the community development department for contractual services of the future manager. [More]
Obituaries on August 1st, 2007
Theodore Filio, 89, 111 Johnson Ave., Celina died at 1:30 a.m. July 10, 2007, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Joyce Irene Leighner, 61, of Willshire, died of natural causes on July 30, 2007, at Adams County Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind. [More]
Former Celina resident Marcella "Sally" Mae Rains, 85, of Richmond, Ind., died at 4:05 p.m. July 19, 2007, at Friends Fellowship Community of Richmond. [More]
Services for Aubry Shay Black were at 10:30 a.m. July 30, 2007, at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, Brother Bill Reeder officiated. [More]
Local pictures on August 1st, 2007
Subscriber only stories on August 1st, 2007
Plans underway to buy land for Mercer County wellfield
Another Mercer County bridge put on a diet - no more weighty trucks allowed
Good things come to those who bait
Backup system in place to take care of animals
Kemmler Orthopaedic Center growing
Luebke gets called up to the Wizards
What will the jokesters come up with this year?