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Friday, September 29th, 2006
By Timothy Cox
Mercer County Commissioners were warned Thursday that the county could end up having to pay a federal penalty due to the high error rate in food stamp cases across Ohio.
The news came despite the fact that Mercer County annually ranks among the top counties statewide for maintaining low error rates, county Department of Job and Family Services (DJFS) Director Dale Borger said. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - The first of two businesses looking to set up shop in the Bunker Hill Industrial Park received approval for its proposed plat when the New Bremen Planning Commission met Thursday night.
Developer Larry Leffel plans to construct an 80-by-75-foot building to house a nationally known industrial supply operation. Initially, plans call for a 6,000-square-foot facility, with the possibility of doubling the size at some point in the future. [More]
By Ryan Hines
The Celina volleyball team is past the halfway point of the Western Buckeye League season and the Green and White have yet to lose a league contest.
On Thursday night, Celina (10-4 overall) made it 5-0 in the WBL following a dominating performance over a hapless Elida squad as the home team rolled 25-12, 25-8 and 25-12. [More]
Obituaries on September 29th, 2006
Elizabeth Joy Bond-Awls, stillborn daughter of Abigail Torsell and Darnell Bond [More]
Carol Ann Hall, 70, 607 W. Vine St., Coldwater, died at 9:03 p.m. Sept., 27, 2006, at University Of Cincinnati Medical Center. [More]
Victor J. Huwer, 81, 14595 U.S. 127, North Star, died at 7:59 p.m. Sept. 27, 2006, at his residence. [More]
Angeline Koverman, 90, of Minster, died at 8:40 p.m. Sept. 28, 2006, at Heritag [More]
Dennis J. Little, 49, of Rockford, died Sept. 27, 2006, at his residence. Death was due to an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. [More]
Former Mercer County resident Leslie L. "Bill" Roehm, 80, of Bellbrook, died Sept. 27, 2006, at his residence. Death was due to a short battle with cancer. [More]
Nancy Storer, 57, 118 Guy St., St. Marys, died at 11:45 p.m. Sept. 27, 2006, at her residence following an extended illness. [More]
Local pictures on September 29th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on September 29th, 2006
Classified staff are still working without contract
New Bremen planners approve Crown's subdivision plans
No more adults classes
Donations help create gazebo
Phone tower to go up in Celina
Drug raid suspects appear in court
Area teen pleads guilty to fleeing after accident
Marion Local pushes Versailles to five but Tigers remain perfect
Bulldogs hold on for 2-1 victory over O-G
Coldwater picks up first MAC win of year by steam rolling Parkway in three
Minster wins sectional title