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Saturday, October 4th, 2008
Community development director courting largest wind turbine supplier in America
By Shelley Grieshop
The largest wind turbine supplier in the U.S. is sizing up Mercer County as a location for the first major wind farm in Ohio.
Mercer County Community Development Director Larry Stelzer recently met with company officials who are seeking a location to build what would be the largest wind farm in the state. Although Stelzer refused to release the name of the company at their request, it appears the wind giant is FPL Energy, according to data supplied by the U.S. Energy Department. [More]
By Ryan Hines
ELIDA - The strategy for Celina's offense at Elida on Friday night was simple - get the ball into the hands of playmakers Blake Moran and Alex Dues.
Moran and Dues were the focal points of the offense and helped guide Celina to its first win of the season, a 34-13 triumph over Elida in the Battle of Winless Bulldogs. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. HENRY - After a scoreless first quarter, St. Henry looked to gain an advantage when it scored the first points of the game against Coldwater in the annual Backyard Battle.
Instead of St. Henry gaining an advantage, the touchdown just seemed to sound the alarm bell for the Cavaliers. [More]
Obituaries on October 4th, 2008
Marie Ruth Lessner, 82, Dayton, died Oct.3, 2008.
She was born Oct. 22, 1925 in Mercer County to Lewis W. and Bertha Merkle. [More]
Local pictures on October 4th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on October 4th, 2008
Rocketman blasts into St. Marys library
County official doing his (wind energy) homework
Police chief ready to meet challenge of keeping a rein on security at Oktoberfest
St. Marys takes hold of WBL by two games
Flyers use all their weapons in win
Rockets show little mercy on Wildcats
Wapakoneta pulls off shocker of the night tripping up Shawnee
Versailles picks up first MAC win of year