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Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
By Nancy Allen
Excessive heat is being blamed for hundreds of thousands of deaths of turkeys and chickens, many of them in Mercer County.
"We've had a few losses, but we're trying to get everything situated with our growers," said Cooper Farms General Production Manager Carl Link, who said no hog losses have been reported by Cooper's contract growers. [More]
Flags spread through Celina subdivision
By Betty Lawrence
Old Glory will proudly wave during the July Fourth holiday at nearly 150 residences in Celina's Bruns subdivision.
What started out as a grassroots effort by a Celina man has turned into a united effort that involves an entire neighborhood and nearly a dozen people. [More]
Auglaize County ACME Sectional Tournament
By Mark Ruschau
MINSTER -The Wapakoneta Redskins used a late-inning rally to defeat the Minster Wildcats in the winner's bracket finals of the Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament on Monday night at Hanover Street Park.
In the opening winner's bracket game, the Wildcats benefited from a trio of RBI singles by J.R. Nixon and a great pitching performance from Devon Poeppelman to defeat St. Marys 4-2. [More]
Obituaries on July 3rd, 2012
Diane Marie Creeden, 84, Celina, died at 4:32 a.m. July 2, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Dorothy A. Miller, 90, of Sidney, formerly of New Knoxville, died at 2:40 a.m. July 2, 2012, at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney. [More]
Shirley Ann Clark, 69, of St. Marys, died June 29, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Geary Wessel, 76, of St. Marys, died July 2, 2012, at Lima Memorial Health Syst [More]
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Subscriber only stories on July 3rd, 2012
Residents mend from storm's wrath
Water usage up, supply adequate
Mendon resident stabbed, teen hurt
Elections board considers new server purchase
Temps rise, sweat drips, workers adapt
Library hires fiscal officer
Mariners will honor hometown pro ballplayer
Coldwater, Parkway in winner's bracket final
Rich history built on German heritage, ag, business
Schedule of anniversary events
Faith unites community
Long-time family service categorizes St. Henry businesses
Bernard's drive led to innovative ball field