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Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Warm, dry spring allows farmers to plant most crops ahead of schedule
By Betty Lawrence
Tuesday's rainfall was one of those "million dollar rains," Mercer County Farm Service Agency director Chris Gibbs says.
The rain, ranging from 2.1 inches in some areas to 0.4 in others, followed on the heels of a hot, dry period with temperatures in the 90s. [More]
Mendon home invasion
By Margie Wuebker
A Clermont County woman remains incarcerated on a $1 million bond after pleading not guilty Wednesday afternoon to charges stemming from a home invasion in the Mendon area.
Patricia Ann Abrams, 32, of Batavia entered the plea to Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham during the brief proceeding. A pretrial hearing is slated June 13. [More]
Obituaries on May 31st, 2012
Keith N. Balfour, 81, died at 8 p.m. May 17, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home [More]
Patricia Ann "Patsy" Dawson, 74, Celina, died at 12:15 a.m. May 30, 2012, at Celina Manor. [More]
Leonard T. Browning, 87, formerly of Harrison, died at 3:47 a.m. May 30, 2012, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on May 31st, 2012
Subscriber only stories on May 31st, 2012
Celina's council rules getting revamp for clarity
Director awarded funds to run department
Woman facing theft charges
Hometown Cable to offer service to Maria Stein and neighboring communities
Summer concert series
Wildcats, Rams bring veteran squads to state
D-III athletes aiming for spot on the podium
Celina's girls geared up for successful weekend
State Projections for Local Athletes