Wednesday, June 6th, 2007
After third vote and more controversy, alcohol will still go on sale at Mercer County Fair
By Timothy Cox
The battle over beer at the Mercer County Fair rages on.
Residents opposing the planned sale of beer at this summer's fair again packed the house for Tuesday's monthly fair board meeting. Although support for beer sales has waned among some board members, alcohol sales in a confined beer garden are expected to go on as planned. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - It's been 150 years since a brotherhood of dedicated men first began putting out fires with hand-drawn pumpers.
The New Bremen-German Township Fire Department is marking its anniversary by celebrating a rich heritage dating back to 1857 and renewing a commitment to volunteer service in the future. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Keith Wenning fired a gem on the mound as Coldwater took advantage of six Celina errors in beating the Bulldogs, 8-0, in Mercer County ACME circuit play at Montgomery Field.
The Cavs improve to 3-1 in the season with the win as Celina drops to 1-2 after splitting a weekend doubleheader with Vandalia-Butler. [More]
Obituaries on June 6th, 2007
Aaron Scott Arehart, 42, of Crossville, Tenn., died at 1:52 a.m. June 5, 2007, [More]
Former New Bremen resident Cleora Forwerck, 86, a resident of the St. Marys Liv [More]
Margaret "Peg" L. Knost, 63, 31 S. Main St., New Bremen, died at 11:55 a.m. June 5, 2007, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Elmer L. Neuman, 68, of rural New Knoxville, died at 6:30 a.m. June 5, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Former Celina resident Aubrey Norton, 57, of Beaumont, Texas, died at 1:24 p.m. [More]
Robert E. Schrolucke, 83, of rural Spencerville, died June 4, 2007, at his residence. Death was due to a sudden illness. [More]
Local pictures on June 6th, 2007
Subscriber stories on June 6th, 2007
More than 100,000 people visited Celina city park facilities last year, city parks Director Jeff Fortkamp reported this week.
Fortkamp's formal tal
The New Bremen-German Township Fire Department will celebrate its 150th anniversary the weekend of June 16 and 17.
Events taking place at the fireh
The new Celina Parks and Recreation Advisory Board looks a lot like the former panel Celina City Council members scrapped a few months ago, including some of the same faces.
ROCKFORD - Residents who are required by the village to install new sidewalks and curbs may receive up to 100 percent credit, depending on the age of the current sidewalks and curbs.
MINSTER - Concerns regarding a safety hazard could lead to the addition of another stop sign in the Parkview Acres subdivision.
Minster councilors
Owner expects to expand lunch menu; continue selling home decor items
Crowning Touch coffee house has been a staple of downtown Celina for five years. And now the same entrepreneurial spirit that started it is changing the face of the shop to better accommodate customers.
The St. Marys Roughriders won the Western Buckeye League softball title with an unbeaten mark and a pair of Roughriders took the top two honors.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
New Bremen improved to 2-0 on the summer with a 12-1 run-rule win over Fort Loramie in six innings on Tuesday night at New Bremen.