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Thursday, August 7th, 2008
New manager on the go preparing for opening of Mercer County Fair
By Margie Wuebker
Steve Schulte pauses to answer the latest in a string of cell phone calls amid the sound of hammers, voices and radios wafting across the Mercer County Fairgrounds on Wednesday - just two days before the fair opens.
"I used to come to the fair all [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Mary Jo Pearson entered Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday afternoon staring straight ahead without so much as a glance toward former customers she bilked out of nearly $56,000.
The 67-year-old Pearson, owner of Pearson Memorials of rural Celina, was placed on five years probation for her guilty plea to 24 counts of theft by deception - 12 of them fourth-degree felonies, 11 fifth-degree felonies and one misdemeanor. [More]
Obituaries on August 7th, 2008
Lennon Ryan Grillot, infant son of Troy D. and Amy L. Schmerge Grillot, 197 W. [More]
Donald Eugene Moeller, 76, of St. Marys died at 8:03 a.m. July 11, 2008, at the St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Elsie Opperman, 94, 730 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died Aug. 6, 2008, at her res [More]
Bennie Stoker, 70, 2100 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 3:28 p.m. Aug. 6, 2008, [More]
Local pictures on August 7th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on August 7th, 2008
Income tax proposed for Celina
Old ticket window back on track in hometown
Man charged with vehicular homicide enters not guilty plea
Area man arrested after alleged suicide attempt
Trio injured in 3-car crash