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Tuesday, September 19th, 2006
By Timothy Cox
Mercer County Commissioners have agreed to make improvements at the county dog pound, bowing to pressure from local animal rights activists.
Commissioners and dog warden Tom Powell have come up with a plan to add more kennel space at the pound, located on Powell's rural Fort Recovery farm. Commissioners last week agreed to spend $1,600 for new kennels while Powell has agreed to pay for a huge concrete slab to expand kennel space. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - The nationally ranked Minster girls' cross country team will be competing in Alabama next month with the blessing of the Minster Local Schools board of education.
Coach Jessie Magoto told board members Monday night the Oct. 6-8 trip to the Jesse Owens Cross Country Classic Invitational would be made at no cost to the school district. Athletes as well as coaches will cover their own expenses, including airfare, hotel room and meals. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local improved to 9-1 on the season with a three-game win over a tough Russia squad at The Hangar on Monday night.
The Flyers, who are number one for the second week in a row in this week's coaches state poll in Division IV, took control midway through game one and never let up on the Raiders. [More]
Obituaries on September 19th, 2006
Phillip D. Ahlers, 48, 204 W. Wiggs St., Fort Recovery, died at 10:55 p.m. Sept [More]
Dolores C. Leugers, 67, 1301 McFeely Petry Road, Fort Recovery, died at 2:35 p.m. Sept. 15, 2006, at her residence. [More]
Faye E. Miller, 88, 3181 Mud Pike, Celina, died at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2006, at her residence. [More]
Mary Judith Wolf, 67, 309 N. Second St., Coldwater, died at 5:35 p.m. Sept. 17, 2006, at The Gardens at Celina. Death was due to cancer. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on September 19th, 2006
U.S. 127 acreage rezoned
Grant to help Minster pupils learn healthy eating habits
Students may see cost hike in school lunches
Second sediment trap nears completion
Museum president requests elimination of parking
Boy injured in mowing accident
Project finished at cost lower than estimate
Deputies probe aluminum theft
Farmers, motorists both should use caution
St. Henry looking good for postseason berth
Weather cuts short Celina win