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Thursday, April 28th, 2011
By Nancy Allen
Continued cool, wet weather is delaying corn and soybean planting locally and across the Midwest.
While the situation is not yet serious, it could become so if it doesn't stop raining, ag officials say.
Chris Gibbs, executive director of the Mercer County Farm Service Agency, said planting has not started anywhere in the county as far as he knows. Farmer Seth Kohnen said he shoots for May 10 to have everything planted on the 2,500 acres he farms northwest of Celina. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
You can understand why Ross Homan is a little busy right now.
Planning for a potential call from the National Football League can be a little hectic.
The former Coldwater and Ohio State linebacker is getting ready to see what the future holds in football as the 2011 NFL Draft gets underway starting tonight. [More]
Obituaries on April 28th, 2011
Edward George Weaver, 73, of Celina and formerly of Piqua, died April 26, 2011, at his residence. [More]
Ralph T. Roth, 92, Celina, died at 9:16 a.m. April 27, 2011, at Mercer Health, Coldwater. [More]
John B. Poeppelman, 56, died April 22, 2011, at Vandalia Park Nursing Home.
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Clarence B. Gels, 102, North Lake, Ill., died April 26, 2011, in Illinois.
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Dave Spaulding, 40, St. Marys, died at 11:29 p.m. April 26, 2011, at Joint Town [More]
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Subscriber only stories on April 28th, 2011
Veterans of government, newcomer seek party votes for mayor
Celina attorney opposes current law director for city position
Pair charged with heroin possession
Preble County man jailed on felony charges
BOE, teacher union agree on three-year deal
Stress major cause of disease
St. Marys beats the rain, Celina
Boyer will continue to bowl in college at UNOH
St. Marys' Grothause wins 300th of career