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Monday, August 12th, 2013
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - Where can you see wiener dogs race and chickens fly on a warm Sunday afternoon?
The answer is the Mercer County Fair - the same place you go to see livestock, enjoy amusement rides and savor corn dogs, sugar waffles and lemon shakeups.
Organizers did not know what to expect for the first-time wiener dog derby, but the field of 10 likely ensures the competition will be back in 2014, according to committee members. [More]
By Mike Ernst
ROSSBURG - More than 60 race teams and a large Family Fun Night crowd arrived at Eldora Speedway on Saturday evening, expecting to see close, fender-rubbing action.
Those in attendance didn't leave disappointed after Joey Kremer and Dean Pitts stood in Eldora's victory lane. [More]
Obituaries on August 12th, 2013
A few hours after Antoinette "Nettie" Schlater, 91, died peacefully in her slee [More]
Donald L. Wagner, 83, Celina, died at 3:15 a.m. Aug. 11, 2013, at his residence [More]
Harold "Doc" Knapke, 91, and his wife Ruth Knapke, 89, Russia and formerly of F [More]
Sarah M. Marsee, 84, St. Marys, died at 7:15 a.m. Aug. 10, 2013, at the Valley Nursing Home in St. Marys. [More]
Wilbur J. Feltz, 84, St. Henry, died Aug. 9, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on August 12th, 2013
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