Tonight
36°
Chance Rain Showers
80%
Presidents Day
62°
Rain Showers
100%
Monday Night
59°
Chance Rain Showers
31%
Tuesday
70°
Chance Rain
32%
Tuesday Night
50°
Rain Likely
90%
Wednesday
54°
Rain
90%
Wednesday Night
33°
Chance Rain
33%
Thursday
42°
Slight Chance Rain
21%
Thursday Night
34°
Mostly Cloudy
25%
Friday
51°
Rain Likely
70%
Friday Night
43°
Rain
80%
3 Day
Extended
Saturday, May 9th, 2009
Saucy times
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Rodger Harris, at left, and Mike Wilson remove barbecued ribs from their grill at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Celina on Friday afternoon. The men are part of a Celina crew operating Butter's Barbecue Bones at the third annual Mercer County Ribfest, which continues today. The fun continues today with gates opening at 11 a.m. Music, a boat show and a car cruise-in also begin at 11 a.m., and a 5K run follows at noon. The band Red Ball Jets performs from 5:30-8:30 p.m., a rib eating contest will take place from 8:30-9 p.m. and Free Rider will take the stage from 9 p.m. to midnight. This year 10 vendors are on the grounds selling delicious barbecued ribs to the public. See related photo on page 7.

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