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Thursday, December 4th, 2014
By Nancy Allen
FORT RECOVERY - Cooper Farms and Weaver Brothers of Versailles have purchased Perham Egg, an egg-breaking facility that began operating in July on Wabash Road.
The facility's name will be changed to CW Egg Products LLC, Gary Cooper, chief operating officer at Cooper Farms, said on Wednesday. The plant produces liquid egg products. [More]
By Jared Mauch
CELINA - Wright State University-Lake Campus officials have named Dr. Jay Albayyari of Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Ind., as the new dean.
He will begin his duties as dean-elect of the lake campus in Celina on April 1 and officially fill the position July 1. [More]
Obituaries on December 4th, 2014
Pastor Raymond Barnes, 77, St. Marys, died Dec. 3, 2014, at his residence.
Fu [More]
Donald Brotherwood, St. Marys, died Dec. 3, 2014, at his residence.
Funeral a [More]
Margaret Hight, 92, St. Marys, died at 1:53 p.m. Dec. 3, 2014, at Joint Townshi [More]
Julitta Voskuhl, 100, St. Henry, died Dec. 2, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Lawrence J. "Wiss" Wissman, 61, New Bremen, died Dec. 1, 2014, at the Arthur G. [More]
Local pictures on December 4th, 2014
Subscriber stories on December 4th, 2014
ROCKFORD - Four contenders have thrown their hats into the ring to replace Mark Heitkamp on the Parkway Local Schools Board of Education.
Heitkamp, who served three years of his four-year term, resigned at last month's board meeting.
MENDON - The ladies of the Mendon Festival of Trees committee on Wednesday night put the finishing festive touches on the inside of the Mendon-Union Town Hall in preparation for what has become a major village community event.
CELINA - A lighted horse parade will debut at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mercer County Fairgrounds.
Emily Hay, one of the organizers of the first-ev
Divisions V, VI, VII All-Ohio Football Selections
The area was well-represented on the All-Ohio football honors list for Divisions V, VI and VII that was released Wednesday night.
In Division VII, Fort Recovery Brent Niekamp was named co-Coach of the Year in the state, sharing the honors with Toronto's Eric Meek and Millersport's Terry Holbert.
Many factors play a role in the success of the Midwest Athletic Conference.
The popular consensus is that the league's success comes from a "put-on-your-hard-hat-and-get-to-work-attitude," stable families/ communities/ school systems that exist in the area and small-town pride.
Division VII State Championship Game
Marion Local has wanted the chance to play at Ohio Stadium for a while now.
The time will come for the Blue and Gold on Saturday morning. The team
Division V State Championship Game
Not often does a quarterback weigh more than most of the opposing defenders.
Coldwater will get to experience that Saturday as they face Canton Central Catholic in the Division V state championship game at Ohio Stadium at 8 p.m.