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Friday, October 5th, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
Only about one-third of the home sewage system permits issued in 2006 have resulted in constructed and/or approved systems in Mercer County, and the one-year expiration on those remaining permits is drawing near, according to local officials.
In January, stricter home sewage regulations went into effect in Ohio, causing a mad rush of Mercer County residents applyng for permits in late 2006. Those permits expire one year from the time of issue. [More]
By Randy Bruns
NEW BREMEN - After a disappointing last seven days, the New Bremen Cardinals got their season back on track in a big way Thursday night with a thrilling five-game win over the Versailles Tigers.
New Bremen improves to 14-3 overall and 6-1 in the Midwest Athletic Conference, while Versailles falls to 18-2 on the year and 5-2 in league play. [More]
Obituaries on October 5th, 2007
Fredonia Marie "Donne" Leugers, 87, of Lakeview, died at 5 a.m. Oct. 4, 2007, at her home. [More]
Dale L. Shock, 70, of Delphos, died at 8:45 p.m. Oct. 3, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
John "Jack" Tobin, 80, 31 S. Canal St., Montezuma, died Oct. 4, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on October 5th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on October 5th, 2007
Rezoning heads for final approval despite public concerns
Marion Local High School band continues high standards
Landfill hopes to have OK to use cell soon
Northern Mercer County ripe for livestock expansion
Depth carries Minster to sweep
Ottawa scores twice in final 15 minutes for win
Celina can start to think about O-G after easy victory over Lima Bath
Celina advances one singles player and a pair of doubles teams