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Wednesday, May 19th, 2010
By Margie Wuebker
MONTEZUMA - The shrill warning of a smoke detector has been credited with giving an area family time to escape their burning duplex Tuesday morning.
Firefighters from Montezuma and Coldwater responded to the home of Travis and Kristy Williams, 6657 Brookside Drive, in response to a 911 call placed at 10:33 a.m. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - It didn't take long Tuesday to open sealed bids to buy the former Mercer County Sheriff's Office building.
There weren't any.
Tuesday was the deadline for interested parties to cast bids for the county-owned, two-story building on Livingston Street in Celina. No one submitted bids or arrived for the 11 a.m. bid-opening process. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
CELINA - Delores Schmitz and her husband, the late Cletus Schmitz, were honored with the Mercer County Outstanding Senior Citizens of the Year award during Senior Citizen Day activities on Tuesday.
"Each year we honor our seniors who have contributed to the community through volunteering in their retirement years. It's always a difficult choice as there are so many," said Karen Howick, director of the Mercer County Council on Aging, as she presented the award at Romer's at Westlake in Celina. [More]
Obituaries on May 19th, 2010
Wilma A. Brunswick, 94, formerly of Galley Road, Fort Loramie, died at 6:30 p.m. May 17, 2010, at Fairhaven County Home in Sidney. [More]
Carolyn J. Felver, 78, 9785 state Route 49, Rockford, died May 15, 2010, at Van Crest Nursing Home in Van Wert. [More]
Ethel Fay Taylor, 89, Van Wert, died at 2:11 p.m. May 17, 2010, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert. [More]
Local pictures on May 19th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on May 19th, 2010
BOE taking applications for director
Mercer County plans nearly $2 million in road paving
Graduation set for Sunday
St. Marys drug bust brings four arrests
Grant awarded to Rockford for street reconstruction
Local farmers can join ag-issue tour
School board to consider levy
Two youngsters will face arson charges
New St. Henry salon offers many services
Goodwin will continue to run at Kent State
St. Marys' Thornsberry, Ferrall voted to first team
Celina's Waterman repeats as all-league performer