Heat Advisory issued June 20 at 3:14AM EDT until June 22 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH (details ...)
* WHAT...A prolonged period of hot conditions with heat index values around 100 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana, northeast and northern Kentucky, and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
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Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham has denied a prosecution motion to move the scheduled trial of Nicholas Schwieterman to another jurisdiction in a tersely worded decision filed Monday afternoon.
The 22-year-old Chickasaw man faces 16 counts stemming from a March 15 traffic accident that claimed the lives of four area men. He allegedly was under the influence of alcohol, cocaine and marijuana at the time. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local Schools board of education will seek a 2.2-mill operating levy at the polls in November following unanimous action taken Monday night.
The action by the board clears the way for Treasurer Paul Gagel to file the necessary paperwork with the Mercer County Board of Elections. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Seven candidates for an unexpired Minster Village Council term answered questions posed by Village Administrator Don Harrod during a special meeting Monday night.
Seeking the seat vacated last month by Derrick Seaver are: Joseph Kuhn, 4211 state Route 66; James Wolf, 9 Settlers Lane; Don Bohman, 180 N. Lincoln St.; Nicole Clune, 3931 state Route 119; Connie Schafer, 64 E. Fifth St.; Marvin Monnin, 224 N. Main St.; and Nancy Jay, 30 S. Paris St. [More]
Obituaries on August 12th, 2008
Norman R. "Rick" Slavik II, 61, of 6364 state Route 219, Celina, died at 1 p.m. [More]
Local pictures on August 12th, 2008
Subscriber stories on August 12th, 2008
A long-time Olympic event debuted today in the horse arena at the Mercer County Fair.
Dressage, a precise and disciplined horse competition, took place early this afternoon and organizers hope the sport catches on.
A referendum with 233 signatures was filed this morning with Mercer County commissioners to block a recently-passed zoning amendment to increase industrial height limitations in East Jefferson Township.
Celina city administrators will apply for a $220,000 grant and $400,000 loan, with zero percent interest, from the Ohio Public Works Commission to make infrastructure improvements to Johnson Avenue and other nearby streets.
Coldwater village councilors approved an in-house change of employee health insurance coverage at Monday's council meeting. The village carries health insurance through Anthem Blue Cross.
ST. MARYS - The possible closing of the drivers license bureau office prompted passage of a resolution opposing it by city council on Monday.
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This year's Farm Science Review will be held Sept. 16-18 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London.
Nearly 600 commercial exhibitors represe
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Both Master Begonia and Mustache Fred picked up wins in the Signature Series on Monday, but Begonia, with Sherald Haynes in the sulky, captured the overall Grand Lake/Jim Price Memorial Trot at the Mercer County Fair.
Compiled by Ryan Hines
and Gary R. Rasberry
The St. Henry girls golf team came close to setting a new record-low team score as the Redskins finished fourth at the 12-team Lady Bucc Invitational held at Echo Hills at Piqua to kick off the fall golf season.