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Saturday, July 7th, 2018
Bid $115K over budget
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners this week awarded a $1.38 million contract for an extensive road-resurfacing project even though the sole bid came in $115,000 over the original estimate.
County engineer Jim Wiechart recommended commissioners sign off on the contract rather than rebid the project and possibly see even higher bids due to rising prices of crude oil from which asphalt is derived. [More]
Obituaries on July 7th, 2018
Paul Leo Bills, age 83, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Thursday July 5, 2018 at his residence in Celina. [More]
Cletus Ballweg, 94, St. Marys, died on July 5, 2018, at Otterbein Senior Lifest [More]
Laci J. Peterson-Adams, 47, of St. Marys, OH died 1:27 a.m. Wednesday July 4, 2018 in the emergency department of JTDM Hospital. [More]
Mary C. Boroff, age 86, of Mendon, Ohio, passed away at Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford, Ohio, on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 8:02 am. [More]
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