Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
Obituaries on May 8th, 2012
Gladys M. McGee, 86, of Celina, died at 8:05 a.m. May 6, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Former Celina resident Mary Bernadine Krugh, 85, of Liberty Center, died May 6, 2012, at Toledo Hospital. [More]
Charles Gary Kitchen, 68, of St. Marys, died May 4, 2012, at his home.
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Stories on May 8th, 2012
A Sunday afternoon of target shooting nearly cost a bystander her right hand, according to Mercer County Sheriff's Office reports.
Jennifer E. Plan
CELINA - Stop at exactly 17 1/2 feet before the railroad, don't knock over a cone and watch out for Flat Stanley.
Area bus drivers on Saturday competed in the regional School Bus Safety Road-E-O competition held for the first time at Celina High School. [More]
Company says most funding in place to build $11M facility
CARTHAGENA - Local residents will be able to invest in a company that plans to build an $11 million plant along U.S. 127 that turns manure into organic fertilizer.
Fort Recovery
FORT RECOVERY - A steel clarifier used to soften the village's water needs repaired at an estimated cost of $35,200, village administrator Randy Diller told council members during a meeting Monday night.
St. Marys electric committee
ST. MARYS - City council's electric committee met Monday to further discuss purchasing wind power from Blue Creek Wind Energy in Van Wert.
During t
Two local men face charges of carrying a concealed weapon after a pair of local residents chased them down early Monday morning.
Kyle R. Poplaski, [More]
ST. MARYS - Wright State University-Lake Campus students will spearhead the design and construction of a new dog park on the east bank of Grand Lake.
A 23-year-old Lima man was arrested by Auglaize County Sheriff's deputies on Saturday night for suspicion of burglary.
Darrell G. Purdy was apprehe
DEFIANCE - Another dominant offensive performance has the Celina softball team on the verge of a Western Buckeye League championship.
Celina connected for 13 hits and took advantage of six Defiance errors in a 15-5 five-inning victory on Monday.
ROCKFORD - The University of Northwestern Ohio volleyball team continued its recruitment swing in the Parkway school district as senior hitter Bailey King signed with the NAIA program on Monday.
Farmers can sign up for GovDelivery electronic news service to get USDA, information
Important USDA information and updates are now available to farmers via email, smartphones and text messaging.
Farmers in Mercer and Auglaize counties can sign up immediately at Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices in Celina and Wapakoneta for the free GovDelivery electronic news service. [More]
Longtime Mercer County agriculture official Jim Will of Fort Recovery is retiring.
Will, a district conservationist with USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service serving Mercer County, will work his last day on May 18. An open house will be held for him on May 15.
MARIA STEIN - The sound of little feet and happy voices is music to Kim Poeppelman's ears.
The Rolfes Road home, where she and husband Darrin live, is no longer a quiet place with unfulfilled dreams. Having three sons - all acquired through adoption - is cause for celebration.
Local pictures on May 8th, 2012