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Thursday, January 3rd, 2008
Mercer County has the highest farm income in Ohio for 2006
By Nancy Allen
Mercer County retained its No. 1 ranking in farm receipts among the state's 88 counties for 2006, with total income increasing by 2.85 percent from 2005.
The ranking and other county-by-county numbers are available to the public in the 2006 Ohio Farm Income report compiled by the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service and Ohio State University Extension. It is the most recent data available. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Seventy-five soldiers from the St. Marys battalion are preparing to deploy to Iraq this week for a second time since Congress declared war on the country in October 2002.
The soldiers of Alpha Company, an engineer battalion that is part of the 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), will be honored at a deployment ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial High School in St. Marys. The public is welcome to attend. [More]
Obituaries on January 3rd, 2008
Nancy L. Amstutz, 54, of Celina, died Jan. 2, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hil [More]
Lester G. Buening, 80, of St. Henry, died Jan. 1, 2008, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Gerald L. Fink, 87, of Celina, died Jan. 2, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Pauline L. Imel, 89, 102 Harrison St., Fort Recovery, died Jan. 1, 2008, at her home. [More]
Bernard "Ed" Lengerich, 83, 213 Lynn St., St. Marys, died at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 1, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Clifford Mayes, 72, 539 N. Cherry St., Celina, died Jan. 1, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Robert A. Stueve, 73, 171 N. Garfield St., Minster, died at 10 a.m. Jan. 2, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on January 3rd, 2008
Subscriber only stories on January 3rd, 2008
Legal opposition to ethanol plant in Celina ends
Sierra Club challenges Grand Lake dredging
Celina man charged with trafficking in prescription drugs
Jordan addresses area Rotary club
Unbeaten Rangers host Indians
Van Wert vs. Celina
Parkway vs. St. Henry
St. Marys vs. Defiance
Coldwater vs. Minster
New Bremen vs. Marion
Versailles vs. St. John's