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Friday, September 4th, 2009
Good crops predicted for most parts of the nation, but not here
By Nancy Allen
The worst crops in the nation are located in a small area that includes Mercer and Auglaize counties, even though record crops are being predicted nationwide this year, an area ag official said on Thursday.
John Leighty, a grain merchandiser with Advanced Agri-Solutions, spoke at Thursday's monthly ag breakfast meeting in Celina. He was among a group of people who recently went on the annual National Pro Farmer Crop Tour to survey the nation's crops. [More]
By Randy Bruns
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local Flyers put on a dominating display Thursday in their Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball opener by throttling the New Bremen Cardinals in three quick games, 25-9, 25-9 and 25-11.
The Flyers, who scuffled a bit in Tuesday's win over Lehman, put those issues behind them against the Cardinals, as a dominating net game and smothering defense were the keys to the blowout win. [More]
Obituaries on September 4th, 2009
Lester E. Baucher, 85, 4228 Monroe Road, Celina, died at 8:45 p.m. Sept. 2, 2009, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on September 4th, 2009
Renewed Spiritual Center celebrating first decade
Celina resident ordered to clean up property
Archbishop Pilarczyk stepping down
Second annual Baltes Classic is on Sunday
Celina wins easily on the road
Bulldogs slip past the Roughriders, 3-2
St. Henry pulls out win in five games
Celina opens WBL play beating Defiance