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Wednesday, May 28th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
The rain that didn't arrive as predicted Memorial Day weekend has sent many farmers back into their fields to replant corn and beans.
Local agriculture experts say farmers were hoping the forecasted rain would soften the surface of the soil to allow recently-planted seedlings to emerge. Unfortunately, the rain didn't come. To make matters worse, seeds are scarce this year and planting costs are at a record high, says a local seed dealer. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Celina Police investigated a pair of unusual accidents in recent days - one involving a pedestrian in a drive-thru lane at a fast food restaurant and the other involving a wife who drove over her husband's foot.
Randal C. Norris, 53, 1121/2 N. Mai [More]
Obituaries on May 28th, 2008
Anna L. Archer, 75, of 400 E. Warren St., Celina, died at 4:25 p.m. May 26, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Daniel Earl Cress, 55, of Bellefontaine, died May 26, 2008, at Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Buddy D. Frank, 73, 124 S. Green St., Mendon, died at 6:39 a.m. May 25, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Willidean M. "Billie" Hasenjager, 87, 812 Pro Drive, Celina, and formerly of Coldwater, died at 5:03 p.m. May 26, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Vincent Paul Pax, 74, of Dayton, died May 26, 2008, in Dayton.
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Richard C. Selhorst, 78, of 3640 Coldwater Creek Road, Coldwater, died at 9:41 a.m. May 27, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Wanda M. Shively, 87, of St. Marys, died at 12:45 p.m. May 27, 2008, at the Golden Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on May 28th, 2008
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