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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008
Daughter in Celina does not think she should have to pay for service honors
By Margie Wuebker
Susie Voisin never dreamed getting her father's World War II military history and medals would be so difficult.
Her plight, which began late last summer, involves more than countless letters and telephone calls. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, brought the matter to the Congressional floor this month shedding light on something fellow legislators did not realize - families of World War II servicemen now must pay for such records and then purchase the medals from vendors. [More]
By William Kincaid
Mercer County emergency dispatchers should be able to locate 911 callers using cell phones in the next four to six months, as a new software mapping program is to be installed soon.
Mercer County commissioners approved a $175,000 agreement with Digital Data Technologies on Tuesday to provide a countywide 911 wireless-based response system. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Celina welded its main offensive burst in the third inning and gave Laura Homan more than enough support as the Bulldogs stayed perfect in WBL play with a 6-0 win over Van Wert at Bill Feth Diamond on Tuesday.
The win moves the Bulldogs to 9-2 on the season and, more importantly, 4-0 in WBL play, setting up a battle for sole possession of first place in the WBL on Friday as fellow league unbeaten Shawnee comes to Celina. [More]
Obituaries on April 23rd, 2008
Former Celina resident, Mildred "Maxine" Carpenter, 87, died Feb. 7, 2008, in Stuart, Fla. [More]
Wilma G. Deitsch, 94, of Celina, died at 12:25 a.m. April 23, 2008, at the Laur [More]
Herbert F. Luebke, 86, of Sugar Hollow, Va., died at 7:55 p.m. April 22, 2008, at Heartland of Greenville. He also lived in Osgood and Troy. [More]
Local pictures on April 23rd, 2008
Subscriber only stories on April 23rd, 2008
Purchase expands product line
School's construction project nearly complete
St. Henry senior wins Franklin B. Walter Scholarship
Village to celebrate its 175th birthday
District treasurer: Firm should be held responsible for wrong size dishwasher
Cavaliers beat Minster to keep share of MAC
Redskins score late to beat Panthers
Student painters getting brushes ready
Kellermeyer's Men's Clothing store moves