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Wednesday, November 28th, 2007
By William Kincaid
Because Mercer County currently has the lowest unemployment rate in Ohio, some local business owners are having difficulty recruiting a skilled workforce, according to the Mercer County Retention and Expansion Task Force.
On Tuesday afternoon task force officials presented a crowd of business leaders and elected officials with the results of a 2007 survey on the local labor force. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ROCKFORD - Parkway made its first 11 shots of the game and finished with a nearly 60-percent shooting night in beating interstate rival Adams Central, 78-45, on Tuesday at Panther Gymnasium.
The Panthers, who scored 80 in their first game, improve to 2-0 as the Jets fall to 0-2. [More]
Obituaries on November 28th, 2007
Mildred C. Barhorst, 90, formerly of Newport, died at 4:10 p.m. Nov. 27, 2007, at Fair Haven County Home, Sidney. [More]
Elmer J. "Farmer" Bernard, 82, 441 E. Kremer-Hoying Road, St. Henry, died at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 26, 2007, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Fredrick C. "Fritz" Berning, 75, 13150 Wenger Road, Anna, died at 1:42 p.m. Nov. 27, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Harold R. "Dutch" Hiday, 82, of Portland, Ind., died at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 26, 2007, at his home. [More]
M. Roberta Martin, 89, of Rockford, died Nov. 26, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
The Rev. William Schwartz, 79, of Hamilton, died Nov. 22, 2007, at a hospice facility in Hamilton. [More]
Ernest B. "Doc" Stahl, 78, 5141 Shore Drive, Celina, died Nov. 26, 2007, at 9:22 p.m. at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on November 28th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on November 28th, 2007
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