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Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
Step aimed at keeping bird flu from harming $2.3B industry
By Nancy Allen
The Ohio Department of Agriculture has canceled all live bird exhibits at county and independent fairs this year to protect the state's $2.3 billion poultry industry from the avian influenza outbreak.
The Mercer County Fair Board will work with junior fair organizers to ensure poultry projects will still be recognized, fair manager Cara Muhlenkamp said in a news release. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Nothing short of abracadabra is going to make problems at the former Illusions Nite Club building disappear any time soon.
City service director Tom Hitchcock on Tuesday afternoon inspected the exterior of the property at 222 S. Main St., which city officials in March declared dangerous because the bricks above the canopy are buckling and could fall. [More]
Obituaries on June 3rd, 2015
Marjorie B. Ellis, 94, Celina, passed away at Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert, OH, on June 1, 2015 at 5:00 A.M. [More]
Harold L. Muter, 89, formally of Celina, OH, passed away at Otterbein, St. Marys, on June 1, 2015 at 2:10 P.M. [More]
James Kent Norton, age 68 of Celina passed away at 2:50 p.m. on Monday June 1, 2015 at the Hospice Center in Greenville, Ohio. [More]
Gizella M. Kassel 94, New Knoxville, died on May 4, 2015, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home, Wapakoneta. [More]
James F. Stammen, age 71, of Celina, passed away at 1:50 p.m. on Monday June 1, 2015 at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Mildred Sudman, 98, St. Marys, died on June 2, 2015, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Onnolee Brodbeck, 90, St. Marys, died on June 3, 2015, at Otterbein, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on June 3rd, 2015
Subscriber only stories on June 3rd, 2015
New rules changing local work programs
Minster solar project may miss peak sun hours
Rockford officials plan crackdown on delinquent water bills
Area businesses schedule fashion show
Local family purchases boat business
Chiropractor returns to practice in Celina
Indians face state-tested Green Wave
Two is better than one
Harlamert named top coach in Division III
Cavaliers shut out Bulldogs