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Saturday, September 6th, 2008
Mercer County OKs $600,000 revolving loan for $1.9 million project
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - A longtime dream is about to become reality for an area man as he turns his unique metal roofing invention into a $1.9 million manufacturing plant in St. Henry.
The company, Blosser Stephens, plans to begin production by the first of the year at the former Gerlach Machine & Tool building along state Route 118 on the north edge of town. Blosser Stephens is a new division of Diamondbeck Inc., a housing construction business based in Greenville. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
A go-cart and automobile accident on state Route 219 in Macedon at 4 p.m. Friday claimed the life of C. Stormey Banks, 44, of 1291 state Route 219.
According to a report from the Mercer County Sheriff's Department, Banks was driving the go-cart westbound on state Route 219 when he crossed the center line to turn into a yard near his home in Macedon, west of Coldwater. In doing so, he turned in front of a 2007 Pontiac Vibe driven by Annette Heyne, 54, of 3348 Slavik Road, Coldwater. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - Coming into Friday night's contest, the Minster Wildcats had lost 12 straight games to the Delphos St. John's Blue Jays by an average of over 28 points per game.
Though a look at the final statistics shows the Wildcats had their chances, history repeated itself, as the Blue Jays used a quick start to overcome the Wildcats 35-20. [More]
By Ryan Hines
ST. MARYS - Celina played its best half of football this season in the first half against St. Marys, but it still wasn't enough to keep the Roughriders from winning the 10th straight game in the Battle of Grand Lake.
St. Marys trailed 20-7 at halftime, but the Roughriders dominated play in the second half scoring 18 unanswered points for a 25-20 victory in Western Buckeye League action, with the winning score coming on a trick play with just 1:05 left on the clock in the fourth quarter. [More]
Obituaries on September 6th, 2008
John Silliman, 42, Celina, died Friday in the emergency room at Mercer County C [More]
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Celina man pleads guilty to lesser charge in rape case
Water intake structure likely
Coldwater picks up easy win at Versailles
Marion Local strikes quickly and often
Ground game leads St. Henry to win
Rockets hand the Indians their first loss
Stephenson runs wild for Shawnee
Celina girls golf win a trimatch at Defiance