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Wednesday, August 13th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
Local health officials are concerned about a recent increase in cases of whooping cough - a disease that can be deadly, especially to infants and young children.
"We've had eight cases" since March, said Joyce Jansen, infectious disease nurse at the Mercer County-Celina City Health Department. "We've had so many in such a short time and I believe there could be more that we don't know about. It's a growing concern."
Jansen said she's not sure why there's been a sudden rise in cases. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
The Auglaize County Sheriff's Office was one of two law enforcement agencies in Ohio to win a new vehicle this year for encouraging motorists to buckle up.
The Ohio Department of Public Safety's (ODPS) Ohio Traffic Safety Office on Tuesday held th [More]
Obituaries on August 13th, 2008
Jean Adams, 82, of Mendon, died Aug. 13, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill Nur [More]
Margaret "Peg" E. Rosengarten, 95, of Celina, died at 11:50 a.m. Aug. 12, 2008, at the Gardens at Celina. [More]
Local pictures on August 13th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on August 13th, 2008
Long-time supporters of fair get red-carpet tours
New pool in the works
Local golf team putts their way to first place
Agricultural/FFA classes not just for the boys
School officials looking into adding AG classes
Two local insurance companies merge
St. Henry tops in Mercer County