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Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Lower prices are a concern
By Nancy Allen
Many local farmers will see yield losses due to dry weather and drought conditions.
Combine that with lower market prices for corn and soybeans, and farmers could be facing a tough year, local ag officials say.
"We could see at least a 35 percent yield loss overall for the corn crop, but if we get a good rain it may prove me wrong," said Michelle Stahl, Mercer County Farm Service Agency acting executive director. [More]
Obituaries on July 28th, 2016
Johann Klein age 89 of New Bremen, OH, died on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 8:50 A.M. at the Otterbein Retirement Community of St. Marys. [More]
James Douglas "Doug" Rickard, 67, of Celina passed away at his home on July 27, 2016, at 1:03 am. [More]
Ethel N. Roberts, age 93, a resident of Union City in Jay County passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Mercer Health in Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Paul Bollenbacher, 78, Rockford, died on July 28, 2016, at the Visiting Nurse H [More]
Jade A. Riggs, 10, Montezuma, OH died Saturday July 23, 2016, due to an accidental drowning which occurred near her residence. [More]
Nancie Viola Van Tilburg, 76, formerly of Celina, passed away at Zionsville Meadows, Zionsville, IN, on July 27, 2016. [More]
James "Jim" L. Fast, 64, of Celina passed away at James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, OH on July 25, 2016 at 9:58 pm. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on July 28th, 2016
Area officials ask feds for help to improve lake, canal water
Hospital board OKs issuing bonds
Board OKs contract to expand parking
Mendon to place renewal levy on ballot
Celina man pleads guilty to pandering obscenity charges
Motown sound to roll into town
Defending champion Locos edge Settlers 4-3 in opener
Summer break over, back down to business