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Friday, January 25th, 2008
Expansion needed to accommodate new jail to be built on state Route 29
By William Kincaid
Mercer County commissioners took the first step toward expanding the county's wastewater treatment plant on Thursday morning as they agreed to pay Fanning/Howey Associates, Celina, $23,500 for preliminary engineering.
The county wastewater plant, [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A Celina man will spend time in prison after pleading guilty to one count of child endangering for injuring a toddler while wrestling with him.
The charge stems from an April 27 incident resulting in injuries to a 21-month-old boy.
Charles Mulle [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
ST. MARYS - While free throws don't exactly bring a crowd to their feet or make the highlight reels during the 11 p.m. sports, more times than not, the menial task has an interesting way of helping to determine the outcome of close contests.
Case in point was last night at Mc-Broom Gymnasium in St. Marys, where the home-standing Lady Roughriders tamed the Van Wert Cougars by a final of 45-35 in a Western Buckeye League victory. [More]
Obituaries on January 25th, 2008
David V. Bruns, 77, 3698 Siegrist-Jutte Road, Coldwater, died at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 24, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Former Wapakoneta resident Army Sgt. Jon Michael Schoolcraft III, 26, died Jan. 19, 2008, in Iraq from injuries sustained from a roadside bomb. [More]
Elsie E. Thieman, 84, 02184 Amsterdam Road, Minster, died at 10:37 a.m. Jan. 24, 2008, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Local pictures on January 25th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on January 25th, 2008
Mercer County adds to eagles record in Ohio
Million-dollar road is a go
Marion school officials to seek solutions for traffic concerns at state intersection
Coldwater couple receives Cattleman of the Year award
State of the Villages address draws crowd
New pastor returns to small church ministry
Celina all alone on top of WBL
Flyers able to hold off Cavaliers
Versailles clinches share of MAC crown