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Friday, February 2nd, 2007
Most records available, but it could cost you
By William Kincaid
Ohio citizens are entitled to paper copies of all public documents, with a few exceptions.
But if the officials who act as custodians of public records assist in the copying, it will cost. In Mercer County, cost for copies varies widely between 10 cents and $2 per copied page. [More]
By William Kincaid
After completing a local government survey, Auglaize County Recorder Ann Billings decided to change copy costs to 25 cents apiece in 2005 - $1.75 cheaper than the Mercer County Recorder's current charge.
Billings told the newspaper that her office used to charge $1 per copy before increasing the cost to $2 at the recommendation of the Ohio Attorney General in 2003. [More]
By Randy Bruns
FORT RECOVERY - Highly-touted games don't always live up to their hype, but Thursday night's tussle at the Fort Site Fieldhouse certainly did.
The Delphos St. John's Blue Jays came in with an unblemished record and the number-four ranking in Division III, and they proved their mettle under fire with a 46-44 victory over the Fort Recovery Indians, who are currently ranked third in Division IV. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
With the Western Buckeye League meet coming up next week, the Celina wrestling team started its final tuneup with a pair of dual matches as part of a four-team get together at the Fieldhouse on Thursday.
The first match saw the MatDogs wrap up an 8-1 WBL dual-match season with a 63-6 win over Ottawa-Glandorf. In the second match, Celina faced a tough Indian Lake squad and the Lakers dominated with a 55-21 win to give the MatDogs a split night. [More]
Obituaries on February 2nd, 2007
Robert Dorsten, 84, of Celina, died the evening of Feb. 1, 2007, at his residen [More]
Local pictures on February 2nd, 2007
Subscriber only stories on February 2nd, 2007
Bank building proposed in St. Marys
Celina Tent expansion OK'd despite concerns
Area ag facilities can seek funding
Stein hits milestone for Tribe in defeat to DSJ
St. Marys gets its first victory in league play
Marion Local stops Coldwater's four-game run with road win
New Knoxville travels to Versailles for 12th victory
Strong start and finish for Minster
Returning to Katrina-ravaged area