Friday, August 23rd, 2019
An ancient pipe organ gets a major overhaul
By Tom Millhouse
MINSTER - St. Augustine Catholic Church's grand pipe organ, which has its roots in the 19th century, will soon receive a 21st century overhaul to bring it into the digital age.
A successful fundraising campaign to finance the complete renovation of the church organ is wrapping up, church music director Jared Post said. A contract has been awarded to Reynolds Associates Inc., a pipe organ company in Marion, Indiana. Post said the cost of the renovation has been set at $850,000. [More]
By Carol Hone
Mercer County Civic Foundation
Executive Director
Last week, I met Esther Jetter, a remarkable woman with the most generous heart, kind eyes, hard-working hands, charitable spirit and wisdom far beyond her years. And that says a lot, because Esther is 100 years old. [More]
Obituaries on August 23rd, 2019
Russel M. Long, age 96, passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at Lochhaven Assisted Living in Lima, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on August 23rd, 2019
Subscriber only stories on August 23rd, 2019
Location OK'd for religious education
Spring start seen for Coldwater Park 4 All Abilities
Mercer Health official retires
Rangers roll to sweep of 'Riders
Panthers win MAC match; 'Dogs fall in WBL play