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Friday, November 14th, 2008
By Janie Southard
CHICKASAW - An Ohio Farmers Union representative - speaking locally Thursday night - encourages local farmers to form do-it-yourself groups to invest in wind turbines to keep the profits in the community.
"This part of the state is proven to be very good for wind," John Ellerman of the state union told a group of 60 or so farmers at a public meeting held at a church in Chickasaw. [More]
Conservation awards, scholarship handed out; two board supervisors elected
By Nancy Allen
COLDWATER - The Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District presented awards, a scholarship and elected two board supervisors during its 64th annual banquet Thursday in Coldwater.
The American Legion hall was packed, most likely due to the 74-cent ticket price. This "farmer's share" ticket price was meant to show how much money the farmer would actually make from the meal, based on the 19 cents of every dollar a producer actually makes. [More]
Obituaries on November 14th, 2008
Thorsen L. Henkle, 89, of Rockford, died at 2:45 p.m. Nov. 12, 2008, at Laurels of Shane Hill Nursing Home, Rockford. [More]
Erma A. C. Wendel, 86, 58 W. Main St., Burkettsville, died at 8:23 p.m. Nov. 12, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Rosemary Wilkins, 78, of Celina, died Nov. 13, 2008, at her home.
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Local pictures on November 14th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on November 14th, 2008
Area author, artist give view of holiday
Silver Lakes subdivision in Celina expanding by 16 lots
Volunteers sought for committees
Knock Out shrub roses boast easy care and tons of blooms
Jones, Dabbelt to play Division I volleyball
Plenty of all-district honors for local players