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Friday, August 8th, 2008
Jerry Bollenbacher has been speed office supervisor 19 years
By Shelley Grieshop
The distinguishable smell of horses fills the speed office at the Mercer County Fairgrounds, where Jerry Bollenbacher and his helpers busily answer phones and greet harness racing drivers.
Bollenbacher of Celina has been a fair board member and sp [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
A Chicago, Ill.,-based company is looking at areas of Mercer County that might be suitable for a wind turbine project to produce electricity.
Invenergy LLC and its wind division experts currently are focusing on the southern portion of the county. Company officials already have talked to some property owners about setting aside land for windmill fields to create the renewable energy source. [More]
Obituaries on August 8th, 2008
Mary Ann Arling, 72, of Osgood, died Aug. 7, 2008, at her home.
Arrangements [More]
Former St. Charles Center resident Rev. Gregory Comella, 61, died Aug. 2, 2008, at his residence in Oakland, Calif. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Fern J. Green, 85, 1525 Westbury Drive, Celina, died at 7:40 p.m. Aug. 5, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Elsie P. Opperman, 94, of 730 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died Aug. 6, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Former Minster resident Sylvia M. Sommer, 88, died Aug. 7, 2008, at Otterbein S [More]
Local pictures on August 8th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on August 8th, 2008
McCain visits Lima
Sewer fee may increase
Three injured in cycle-car crash in Darke County
Consistent watering crucial to growing healthy tomatoes
Local group attends World Youth Day in Australia
Harness racing back at Mercer County Fair