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Friday, November 17th, 2006
Reserve funds likely will be needed to balance
By Timothy Cox
Mercer County government officials are getting an early start on the 2007 budget process.
County commissioners already have met with all elected officials and department heads regarding the spending plan for next year. Based on those budget requests and a subsequent round of cuts by commissioners, the county still would have to dip into its reserve balance to make the 2007 budget work. [More]
Homan, Boeckman will suit up for OSU in what is being called the best game in history of OSU-UM rivalry
By Ryan Hines
No one in Mercer County will have a better view of The Game on Saturday in Columbus than a pair of former athletic stars from the area.
Coldwater graduate Ross Homan and St. Henry alum Todd Boeckman will be suited up in the scarlet and grey and roaming the Ohio State sidelines contributing in different ways. [More]
Obituaries on November 17th, 2006
Peggy L. Alspaugh, 50, of Rockford, died at 8 p.m. Nov. 15, 2006, at St. Rita's Hospital, Lima. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
George E. Anderson, 67, 00317 U.S. 33 West, St. Marys, died at 11;43 p.m. Nov. 15, 2006, at his residence following an extended illness. [More]
Lucille A. Danzig, 93, 67 Elm St., Fort Loramie, died at 3 a.m. Nov. 16, 2006, at Wilson Hospital, Sidney, following a brief illness. [More]
Local pictures on November 17th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on November 17th, 2006
Celina Planning Commission waves parking regulations for medical office expansion
Gravel drive allowed at new cell phone tower site
MCESC approval given for preschool curriculum
St. Henry and LCC are ready to rumble at Wapak