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Monday, June 16th, 2008
By William Kincaid
An optical scan paper ballot system will be used during the November presidential election, as the Mercer County Board of Elections unanimously approved the decision this morning.
Elections board members met this morning with Mercer County Commissioner Jerry Laffin to determine whether to use touchscreen voting machines or optical scan. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A 62-year-old Rockford man died Saturday morning after losing control of his semi along U.S. 33, west of Harner Road.
Steven D. Henkle, 708 W. Bridge St., was pronounced dead at Van Wert County Hospital, where he was taken from the accident scene by a Rockford unit of the Mercer County Emergency Medical Services. [More]
Obituaries on June 16th, 2008
Darlene Roth Dicke, 54, of 1210 Kent Court, St. Marys, died at 11:10 p.m. June [More]
Brody Edward Harrod was stillborn on June 13, 2008, at Mercer County Community [More]
Steven D. Henkle, 62, of Rockford, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, following a semi-truck accident. [More]
Lowell L. "Chick" Schroeder, 75, 1198 Schroeder Road, Celina, died at 2:53 p.m. June 12, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Lena Ruth Whitacre, 84, of Redkey, Ind., died June 14, 2008, at her residence [More]
Local pictures on June 16th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on June 16th, 2008
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Parkway wins two over Lima Senior