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Thursday, April 5th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
A St. Henry man has been sentenced to prison in connection with a drug trafficking case in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Travis J. Lange, 23, 332 Kenneth St., received consecutive sentences in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction - 16 months for a third-degree charge involving cocaine and 10 months for an amended fifth-degree felony offense. [More]
Employees may be sent home but still receive pay
By Shelley Grieshop
The Mercer County Health Commissioner was given the power this week to declare inclement weather and give employees a paid day off.
Board members of the Mercer County-Celina City Board of Health meeting Wednesday unanimously implemented a policy for inclement weather that allows Health Commissioner Dr. Philip Masser to close the office and/or send staff members home when weather conditions become hazardous. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
There are just some players who look like they naturally belong on a basketball court.
Justine Raterman is one of those players.
She has a storied bloodline as her older sisters were established players who took their game to the collegiate level. [More]
Obituaries on April 5th, 2007
Mildred J. Said, 90, 304 Brentwood Ave., Piqua, died at 10:25 p.m. April 3, 2007, at Piqua Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Clara D. Schieltz, 73, 406 W. Elizabeth St., Coldwater, died at 9:05 p.m. April 3, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Carl E. Wendel, 74, of Celina, died on April 5, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Cen [More]
Local pictures on April 5th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on April 5th, 2007
State takes steps to avoid contaminating Grand Lake walleye
Mercer County sales tax up in first quarter
State nixes septic system permits
What happens next
Officials to dip into nuisance fund to help couple
Coldwater principal up for state award
Celina woman charged for writing bad checks
Stonebraker's hard work paying off