No relief seen from rainfall
By Kathy Thompson
CELINA - The rain just keeps falling and relief doesn't appear to be on the way until next week.
Mercer County Commissioners Wednesday declared a state of emergency due to the torrential rain and flooding that have recently hit the area.
Seven inches of rain, including 1.56 inches on Wednesday, have fallen over the past week, local forecaster Dennis Howick said. June, which averages 3.86 inches of rain, has already seen 8.9 inches of rain this year. [More