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Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
Fort Recovery woman decides cruising on her cycle helps her cope
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - Call it fate or impulse - at 60, Diana Grile purchased her first motortrike.
"I always liked motorcycles, but I probably wasn't on one since I was 24 or 25," says Grile, former deputy director of the Mercer County Board of Elections and now part-time waitress at North End Bar & Grill in Fort Recovery. [More]
$1.85 million in local projects getting underway
By Shelley Grieshop
An unusually high number of township roads will be paved this summer, thanks to the availability of Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) funds, county officials say.
This year, a $277,952 grant from OPWC to Mercer County will help pave nearly 20 miles of township roads. More than 13 miles of county roads also are slated for paving this summer, but no grant funds will go toward those projects. [More]
Obituaries on July 9th, 2008
Don H. Egbert, 69, of 16030 McCartyville Rd., Anna, died at 5:45 p.m. July 7, 2 [More]
Mary Lou Faller, 54, of 808 Pro Drive, Celina, died July 6, 2008, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Marcella "Sally" Kantner Jones, 85, of Indianapolis, Ind., died at 4:39 p.m. July 7, 2008, at Community East Hospital, Indianapolis. [More]
Local pictures on July 9th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on July 9th, 2008
Van Wert administrator chosen new St. Marys school district superintendent
Planned projects
School's budget looking good
Baby's death being investigated
Street reconstruction to begin soon
Man jailed for altercation with girlfriend
Coldwater school's acceleration policy revisited
Grand Lake victorious on the road at Columbus