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Thursday, January 11th, 2007
By Pat Royse
Mercer County commissioners approved a financial assistance request Tuesday to purchase tuberculosis medication for a high risk county resident.
Under Ohio law (ORC 339.73), county commissions are the payer of last resort for tuberculosis treatment (TB) but only to the extent that payment is not made through third party benefits, such as health insurance or Medicaid. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
The condition of a St. Marys man has improved following a crash Sunday on U.S. 33 that sent three people to a Lima hospital.
Jason R. Ballenger, 34, of St. Marys, was upgraded from critical to serious condition, according to a spokeswoman at St. Rita's Medical Center. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
As conference basketball play is back to full speed after the holidays, the Midwest Athletic Conference title chase brings up some big matchups.
One of the bigger confrontations will take place at Fort Site Fieldhouse in Fort Recovery, as the Indians host a New Knoxville team that's playing some of the best basketball in the state. [More]
Obituaries on January 11th, 2007
Ambrose H. Broering, 92, 70 S. Hanover St., Minster, died at 11 p.m. Jan. 10, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Louise Fourman, 79, of Greenville, died at 10:25 p.m. Jan. 9, 2007, at Alterra Sterling House of Piqua. [More]
Doris J. Gerber, 73, of Berne, Ind., died at 8:46 a.m. Jan. 10, 2007, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Gerald "Gerry" D. Jackson, 78, 5276 Channel Drive, Celina, died Jan. 9, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Dottie D. Ketchum, 86, of Rockford, died Jan. 2, 2007, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Clara McBride, 79, 5072 Coldwater Creek Road, Celina, died at 11:05 a.m. Jan. 8, 2006, at her daughter's residence in Celina. [More]
Loretta C. Murph Milliser, 89, 1017 Lilac St., Celina, died Jan. 10, 2007, at t [More]
Gail C. Steinmetz, 83, of Michigan and Ohio, died Jan. 10, 2007, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on January 11th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on January 11th, 2007
Officials await proposal to buy building
St. Marys school district budget jumps
Council looking into updating zoning regulations
New police officer hired
Switch in insurance providers cuts costs
Decisions for expenses for 2007 being made by council
Temporary permit expected to be approved
Local priest remains critical
St. Henry vs. Parkway
Marion vs. New Bremen
St. Marys vs. Wapakoneta
Minster vs. Coldwater
St. John's vs. Versailles
Celina vs. Shawnee
Couples opting for tropical honeymoons