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Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - The Heritage Trails Park District levy on Tuesday failed by 169 votes.
The unofficial results show 3,231 residents voted in favor of the .6-mill, 7-year levy and 3,400 residents against it. The levy would have brought in $540,000 per year and cost a homeowner with a $100,000 property $21 annually. [More]
Cheryl Ann, other Mercer County levies renewed
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Greg Homan on Tuesday overwhelmingly defeated Jeff Buschor as the Republican Party's choice for Mercer County Commissioner.
Also, countywide levies supporting Cheryl Ann programs and the county home were approved in the primary election. [More]
Paul's walk-off single provides only run of game
By Colin Foster
ST. HENRY - Jeff Paul had 27 runs batted in entering Tuesday's Midwest Athletic Conference game with New Bremen.
Number 28, however will likely be the most memorable for the St. Henry senior.
Paul's two-out single in the bottom of the seventh inning drove in Brian Kremer for the game-winning run as the Redskins beat the Cardinals 1-0 at the Wally Post Athletic Complex. [More]
Obituaries on May 7th, 2014
Sylvia L. Engel, 88, St. Marys, died at 8:07 p.m. May 5, 2014, at St. Marys Living Center, with her children at her bedside. [More]
Connie Sue Sawmiller, 57, St. Marys, died at 3:30 a.m. May 5, 2014, at her residence. [More]
Wanda Carpenter Ballard, 98, Altamont, Ill., formerly of Mercer County, died at 11:45 p.m. May 3, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center, Altamont. [More]
Lois A. Dobbins, 78, St. Marys, formerly of Coldwater, died May 7, 2014, at Ott [More]
Daniel C. Pease, 71, Celina, died May 5, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Braxton Mathew Patten, infant son of Rachel Patten, St. Marys, died May 5, 2014 [More]
Local pictures on May 7th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on May 7th, 2014
Plow provides unique canvas for art students
Riethman Mercer's Extension educator
Minster police chief retiring
Mercer County voter turnout low for primary
Veterans memorial upgrade planned at Minster Machine Centennial Park
Celina board approves sign variance for two new retailers coming to town
Security lights to be installed at Shane's Park in Rockford
Celina resident among four suspects arrested in Auglaize County drug roundup
Election Results
Web success leads to Minster store
Bulldogs struggle to bring runners home
Wildcats win 1-0 in extra innings
Tigers hand Cavaliers first MAC baseball loss