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Friday, August 19th, 2011
By Jay Clouse
With only one day of poor weather, the 159th Mercer County Fair went off nearly without a hitch, according to fair manager Steve Schulte.
Presale tickets and passes were down $2,281 from 2010 but the gate totals ended up $5,804 over last year, Schulte reported this morning. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - The newest employee at the local wastewater department ruffles feathers and keeps unwelcome visitors at bay, but village officials have no complaints.
After all, he works cheaply and requires no health insurance or costly fringe benefits other than a well-balanced diet, a roof over his head and occasional dog treats. [More]
Obituaries on August 19th, 2011
Tommy Lee Combs, 44, formerly of Celina, died Aug. 14, 2011, at his home in Bridgeport, Texas. [More]
Gertrude F. Muhlenkamp, 78, Portland, Ind., died Aug. 17, 2011, at Persimmon Ridge Healthcare in Portland. [More]
Local pictures on August 19th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on August 19th, 2011
Absent members stall location debate
Wangler seeks new trial after allegation of juror misconduct
Panel member predicts success in spending cuts
Flush with funds - District has money for septics
Officials OK $1.1 million debt for lagoon
Sentencing set for woman in handicapped son's death
Redskins win on tiebreaker