Tuesday, August 8th, 2006
By Margie Wuebker
How sweet it is!
The 154th Mercer County Banner Fair officially opens at 3 p.m. today, but exhibitors have been working to prepare entries and bring them to the fairgrounds for judging in various departments.
Alice and Amanda "Mandy" - superintendents in the household department - were up to their elbows in cakes, pies, cookies, candies, breads and canned goods Monday afternoon. [More]
Obituaries on August 8th, 2006
Michael S. "Gooch" Huelskamp, 20, 117 E. Broadway St. Fort Recovery, died early [More]
Betty A. Morris, 71, 210 Enterprise St., Celina, died at 8:15 a.m. Aug. 6, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on August 8th, 2006
Subscriber stories on August 8th, 2006
ST. MARYS - Ashley Silver was chosen 2006 SummerFest Queen on Monday night during pageant ceremonies before a packed house at the Performing Arts Center.
MINSTER - Voters in the Minster Local School District will decide the fate of two money issues - renewal of an eight-tenths mill permanent improvement levy and passage of a new 0.5 percent income tax - at the polls in November.
State officials have plans to construct five more traps in other lake tributaries
State officials began construction on the first of six planned sediment traps in a creek near state Route 219 and Club Island Road.
A sediment trap
FORT RECOVERY - Village Council approved a sidewalk replacement policy at the regular meeting Monday night.
The policy will involve reviewing one-q
COLDWATER - Tears welled in Chez Bonifas' eyes as he saw people lining the parade route at the Coldwater Community Picnic Sunday afternoon.
MINSTER - The Minster Local Schools Board of Education took action Monday night to make the district's grading system consistent.
High school grades were a point higher than those in the elementary and middle school buildings.
The Great Lakes Indoor Football League held its first annual All-Star Game on Saturday at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. The West defeated the East 49-17.
The Reynolds and Reynolds Co. and Universal Computer Systems Inc. today announced a definitive agreement to merge their two organizations to create a dealer services company.