Friday, July 31st, 2020
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Fair officials have been forced to drop the country and Christian concerts from this year's fair schedule due to Gov. Mike DeWine's recent order prohibiting rides, games and grandstand events.
Fair officials had secured marquee acts Sawyer Brown and BlackHawk for the Aug. 14 country concert and Grammy Award-winning For King and Country for the Aug. 15 Christian concert. [More]
Obituaries on July 31st, 2020
Ruth P. Mueller, age 99, of Maria Stein, passed away on July 30, 2020 at The Gardens at St. Henry, St. Henry, Ohio. [More]
Beverly A. Bibler (Schaller) Farrenkopf, age 84 of Coldwater, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Walter David Colvin, 73, of St. Marys, OH died Friday July 24, 2020 at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Paul C. Millisor, 86, of Wapakoneta, died 2:30 P.M. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at the Gardens at Wapakoneta. [More]
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Subscriber stories on July 31st, 2020
CELINA - A 12th person has died from COVID-19 and nine new cases were reported in Mercer County on Thursday, bringing the county's total number of cases to 479.
CELINA - Although Mercer County has experienced its fair share of economic woes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, county economic development director Jared Ebbing said the area has fared better than others due to its diverse economy and resilient businesses and residents.
CELINA - The ongoing demolition and renovation of aging, rundown buildings signal an exciting reshaping of parts of downtown Celina, mayor Jeff Hazel said this week.
CELINA - Mercer County small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic will have the opportunity to apply for up to $10,000 through a new program authorized by county commissioners on Thursday.