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Thursday, August 17th, 2017
By Ed Gebert
CELINA - Monica Welde has pets just like many other people do, but instead of dogs or cats, she has bears.
Welde, with help from her 27-year-old son, Johnny Welde, owns and operates The Bears of Bearadise Ranch of Florida, and she's brought her oversized furry friends to the Mercer County Fair. The bears have been performing twice each day and three times on weekends. The Weldes use the show to give people a closer look at the animals they love. [More]
Obituaries on August 17th, 2017
Ann E. (Koenig) Baker, 76, of Minster, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 9:36 AM at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. [More]
Ferdinand "Donald" Franck died on August 15, 2017.
Loving husband of Brenda F [More]
Wayne Fullenkamp, 73, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died August 16, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, OH. [More]
John H. Grieshop, 77, of St. Johns, OH, died 11:00 p.m., Tues. Aug. 15, 2017, at his residence. [More]
Terry N. Morgan, 78, of rural Wapakoneta, went home to be with his Lord in the [More]
James "Jim" Bernard Rohler, a man of service and smiles, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017. He was 69 years of age. [More]
Henry H. Lageman, 91, formerly of New Knoxville, died 3:46 p.m. Saturday, August 12, 2017, at the Gardens of Celina. [More]
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