Monday, August 7th, 2017
Some in community unhappy about 4,500-head dairy planned near Neptune
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Many concerned citizens and neighbors have spoken up against a proposed 4,500-head dairy operation northwest of Neptune, but dairy officials continue to ask to be given a chance.
MVP Dairy is a partnership of McCarty Dairy of Colby, Kansas, and VanTilburg Farms of Celina. Neighbors near the site of the proposed facility have expressed concerns about the odor, increased traffic, manure runoff, exhausted wells, groundwater contamination and decreased property values. [More]
Obituaries on August 7th, 2017
Constance M. "Connie" Albers, 70, Anna, died on Aug. 5, 2017, at Heritage Center nursing home, Minster. [More]
Betty A. Dailey, 63, of Rockford, Ohio, died at 3:17 p.m., on Friday, August 4, 2017, at her home, after a lengthy illness. [More]
Shirley E. Hoelscher, age 81, of Celina, passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 at her residence. [More]
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CELINA - A Rockford man was arrested on Sunday on charges of sexual misconduct involving a minor.
Jerry L. Fisher, 58, 9891 State Route 49, is charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, a second-degree felony, according a news release from Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey.
WAPAKONETA - An Antwerp woman has died as a result of a car/semitrailer accident at the interchange of Interstate 75 and U.S. 33 on Saturday afternoon.
CELINA - Two Celina brothers and their mother recently tried their hand at a new art medium that will be demonstrated during the Mercer County Fair, which begins Friday and continues through Aug. 17.
GLSCL Championship Series
CELINA - The first two games of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League championship series have been an example of being on both sides of the spectrum.