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Wednesday, August 8th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
A succulent pork loin sandwich or a thick burger shrouded in cheese. Deep fried veggies or a funnel cake dusted with powdered sugar. Homemade noodles or home-baked apple dumplings.
Visitors to the 155th Mercer County Banner Fair face these and other mighty tasty choices as they stroll the grounds. [More]
Family tragedy sparks continued dedication to county fair duties
By Shelley Grieshop
The red stripe from the top of the Junior Fair tent casts a cherry tint across Craig Muhlenkamp's face as he and others decorate for the king and queen pageant Tuesday afternoon.
At 18, Craig is one of those 4-H dynamos. Despite the killer heat outside, he's everywhere - helping the younger kids with their projects, giving them advice before livestock shows and often just spreading a contagious smile that everyone has come to expect. [More]
Obituaries on August 8th, 2007
Esther L. Granger, 76, 1670 state Route 29, Wabash, died August 7, 2007, at her residence. [More]
Rosemary Elizabeth Keller, 91, 70 S. High St., Montezuma, died July 29, 2007, at her home. [More]
Nancy May Valentine, 56, 4263 West 200 South, Portland, Ind., died August 7, 2007, at her residence following an extended illness. [More]
Helen C. Wenning, 76, 8141 state route 119, Maria Stein, died at 9:20 a.m. August 7, 2007, at Riverside Hospital, Columbus. [More]
Todd Allen Clay, 43, of Mendon, was found dead at his residence at 5:16 p.m. Au [More]
Local pictures on August 8th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on August 8th, 2007
Heat alert!
Freytag named Family Physician of the Year
Residents request four-way stop sign
Health awareness to be off and running during St. Marys Dillinger Days
Minster police chief to retire in December
TLC Learning Center moving, growing
Carroll going to play hoops for WSU-LC