Friday, August 7th, 2015
State accepting public comments on draft permits for Luginbill farm
By Nancy Allen
ROCKFORD - The Ohio Department of Agriculture is accepting public comments on draft permits for a planned 4,800-head hog finishing farm southwest of the village.
The Luginbill Swine Farm would be located at 3311 state Route 707 and includes plans to build a barn and a facility to compost dead livestock, the ODA stated. Requesting the permit to operate and the permit to install is Kyle Luginbill of the same address. The farm is located in Dublin Township in the St. Marys River Watershed. [More]
Obituaries on August 7th, 2015
Edna A. Klingshirn, age 80, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Ralph O. "Jr." Schnarre, 87, formally of Neptune, OH, passed away on August 6, [More]
B. Nicholas "Nick" Cox, age 67 of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Ansonia, pas [More]
Elliot Donald Wehrkamp, Fort Recovery, Ohio, received his angel wings on August [More]
Robert J. "Bob" Sander, 56, St. Marys, died at 6:49 p.m. Aug. 5, 2015, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima. [More]
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Fair program highlights Auglaize County's past
WAPAKONETA - Head past the Ferris wheel and hang a left at the beer tent to discover another era at the Auglaize County Fair.
Fairgoers seeking som
CELINA - County leaders on Thursday discussed razing a tower at the fairgrounds that formerly was used for law enforcement communications.
No action was taken.
COLDWATER - County officials are moving forward with their intent to lend money to a local business to help with a $3,725,000 expansion.
Mercer Cou
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Parkway opened the boys golf season with an 11th-place finish at the Allen East Invitational at Hawthorne Hills in Lima. The Panthers shot an 18-hole score of 370. Shawnee won with a score of 303.