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Friday, July 11th, 2008
Firm to evaluate bids and make a recommendation
By William Kincaid
County officials are pleased with the bids that came in for construction of the new jail in Mercer County. Most bids came in below the engineer's estimates for the $13.2 million project.
"This is the day we've been looking to for some while," county Commissioner Jerry Laffin told a room full of contractors and county officials on Thursday afternoon at the Central Services Building. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
In a game where the long ball helped Marion Local get back into the game, it was a bunt that helped the Flyers to a win.
After scoring six times in the third inning, four coming on Marcus Moeller's grand slam, the Flyers got the win on a squeeze bunt by Tyler Thobe in the fifth to make it 7-6. [More]
Obituaries on July 11th, 2008
Mary B. Baggs, 90, of Celina died at 3:12 a.m. July 11, 2008, at the Gardens at [More]
John R. Miller, 73, of 119 Oakwood Drive, St. Marys, died at 5:15 a.m. July 10, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Charles L. Siefring, 71, Coldwater, died July 10, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on July 11th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on July 11th, 2008
High-tech treasure hunters
Convicted rapist granted new trial by appeals court
Local officials loan more voting machines to flood-ravaged county
Grant approved for shoreline protection on lake
Council creates new post in auditor's office
A force to be reckoned with
Mariners break out of offensive rut in win over Lake Erie
Celina Junior ACME to play at state tournament