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...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Temperatures as low as 33 will result in frost formation. * WHERE...Portions of East Central and Southeast Indiana, Northeast and Northern Kentucky and Central, South Central, Southwest and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...From midnight tonight to 10 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered.
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Saturday, December 16th, 2006
By Janie Southard
Bob Heinfeld got hooked on racing early, even before the old dirt track behind his grandpa's farm in New Bremen had a real name.
Many decades later Heinfeld, now in his 80s and a retired fifth grade teacher in Ada, has written a book, "Daredevils on Dirt," which chronicles the early years of New Bremen Speedway from 1926 through 1931. [More]
Tombstones knocked down in graveyard near Chattanooga
By Margie Wuebker
Anonymous tips have led to the apprehension of a Willshire-area teenager responsible for a hit-skip accident that damaged four tombstones at Duckcreek Cemetery. The mishap occurred at 3:30 a.m. Dec. 2.
Jacob S. Caffee, 17, 10780 state Route 49, faces charges of failure to stop after an accident and failure to control filed by the Mercer County Sheriff's Office. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - Another week, another clutch performance in the end for the Fort Recovery Indians.
After getting up by as many as nine points midway through the fourth quarter, the Indians suffered through a bout of turnovers as Coldwater got to within one with 48 seconds left. [More]
Obituaries on December 16th, 2006
Orval C. Dickie, 97, 511 Hoying St., Celina, died 5 p.m. Dec. 13, 2006 at Celina Manor Nursing Home, Celina. [More]
Fort Recovery native Herman Joseph Eckstein, 85, of Green Hills Retirement Community, West Liberty, died at 6:20 a.m. Dec. 8, 2006, at the community. [More]
Deloris Gilliland, 78, 800 Indiana Ave., St. Marys, died 11:05 p.m. Dec. 14, 2006, at Joint Township Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Teresa Ann Shaner, 45, 327 S. Green St., Mendon, died 10:40 am. Dec.15, 2006, at Celina Nursing Home from natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on December 16th, 2006
Subscriber and paid stories on December 16th, 2006
Mercer County sales tax collections for this year surpassed 2005 figures - barely.
The county recently received its final sales tax payment from th
Three young children from Celina who recently lost their mother forgot about their sadness for awhile Friday as they happily opened gifts and visited with Santa at Celina Medical Center.
A new state law setting up regional educational systems for managerial purposes will not greatly affect Mercer County, according to county Educational Service Center Superintendent Andy Smith.
Mercer County officials plan to make it a bit easier for county department heads to make minor purchases by raising the ceiling on approval for such items to $1,000.
A pair of heated rivals in Celina and St. Marys met on the hardwood at the Fieldhouse on Friday night with both teams searching for the first win of the young season.
The Celina boys basketball team had its full team together for the first time on Friday night against rival St. Marys and Bulldogs fans enjoyed the first look at the completete squad.
NEW BREMEN - It may not be the shot heard around the world, but the salvo fired off by New Knoxville on Friday night will certainly be heard around the breakfast tables of Midwest Athletic Conference fans, coaches and players when they open their Saturday morning papers.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
A 21-11 third quarter gave Minster enough of a cushion to pick up its first win of the season with a 67-54 decision over Parkway at Panther Gymnasium in the Midwest Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Van Wert continued its hot start to the season, improving to 4-0 on the year and opening Western Buckeye League play with a 64-39 win over Bath at the new Cougar Den on Friday night.