Today
86°
Chance Thunderstorms
37%
Tonight
71°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
18%
Tomorrow
82°
Severe Tstms
78%
Tomorrow Night
57°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Wednesday
75°
Partly Sunny
7%
Wednesday Night
54°
Mostly Clear
2%
Thursday
73°
Partly Sunny
13%
Thursday Night
52°
Mostly Clear
11%
Friday
74°
Mostly Sunny
2%
Friday Night
53°
Mostly Clear
2%
Saturday
76°
Mostly Sunny
3%
Saturday Night
56°
Mostly Clear
4%
3 Day
Extended
Wednesday, November 7th, 2007
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey and Auditor Mark Giesige discuss election returns at the courthouse Tuesday night. County voters approved a 0.5 percent sales tax to build a new jail by a slim margin. About 43 percent of the county's 26,000 registered voters - 11,148 - turned out for Tuesday's election.

Related online story:
Mercer County voters approved a 0.5 percent sales tax to build a new jail by a razor-thin margin - with enough votes still left to be counted that the issue is still statistically a tossup. [More]
Additional pictures on this date