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Thursday, December 21st, 2006
By Shelley Grieshop
COLDWATER - Colorful poster paint and a big front window have led to more than a half century of tradition at the Don and Kit Desch home.
Motorists driving past the Elm Street home in Coldwater this year are treated to an image of the three wise men adoring the infant Jesus. Every Christmas season since 1950, religious or secular portraits have graced the couple's 5-by-5-foot, wood-framed window. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
COLDWATER - The board of governors of Mercer County Community Hospital approved the purchase of a $50,000 piece of lab equipment used to analyze blood.
The Coulter LH 500, a hematology analyzer, will perform a complete blood count (CBC) to help diagnose specific conditions and evaluate symptoms of patients, Hematology Supervisor Donna Kueterman told board members meeting Wednesday night. [More]
Obituaries on December 21st, 2006
Thomas Green, 86, 200 Home Ave., Celina, died at 4:33 a.m. Dec. 21, 2006, at Celina Manor. [More]
Walter J. Hierholzer, 83, 38 W. Main St., Burkettsville, died at 4:42 a.m. Dec. 20, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on December 21st, 2006
Subscriber only stories on December 21st, 2006
Ride in a Mercer County ambulance will cost more
Ex-CEO's pay to continue
Man pleads guilty to assault charge
Area men labeled as sexual offenders
Village officials unanimously approve agreements for 2007
2007 budget stays relatively the same
WSU-LC holds its own against top teams from NAIA