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Friday, September 5th, 2008
Quadruple fatality case
By Margie Wuebker
With the clock ticking toward a scheduled trial date, attorneys met behind closed doors Wednesday morning at Mercer County Common Pleas Court but came to no consensus on the case of a 22-year-old Chickasaw man charged in connection with the deaths of four area men. [More]
By Janie Southard
ROCKFORD - It's been a good year for grant money in this county village with the total bumped to around $2 million by the recent $400,000 award in state money.
"This opens up a lot of projects for us," said Village Administrator Jeff Long of the new combo grant including $300,000 in neighborhood revitalization state funds and another $100,000 from the village share of the county's Community Development Block Grant. [More]
By Ryan Hines
St. Marys got better as Thursday night wore on, but the Roughriders were simply overmatched as Celina marched to a 25-11, 25-16 and 25-22 victory in Western Buckeye League action.
The two Grand Lake rivals are on opposite ends of the spectrum through the first seven games this season as Celina is 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the WBL while St. Marys is now 1-6 (0-2 WBL). [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - It's not often that a coach is a little disappointed after a victory.
But Celina boys soccer coach Bruce Strine was not happy with his team's offensive push against rival St. Marys.
The Bulldogs put 19 shots on goal against the Roughriders, but could only manage one second-half goal. Celina's defense made the goal stand up as the Bulldogs go to 2-0 in the Western Buckeye League with a 1-0 win at West Elementary in St. Marys. [More]
Obituaries on September 5th, 2008
Mercer County native Erma Jean Link, 76, of Union City, Ind., died at 8:50 p.m. Sept. 3, 2008, at Pine Knoll Nursing Home, Winchester, Ind. [More]
C. Doyle Mayhugh, 88, 14477 Lambert Road, St. Marys, died at 2:50 a.m. Sept. 4, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on September 5th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on September 5th, 2008
Farmers should be ready to use disaster programs
Schools face TB testing options
Underpaid health staff gets boost
Team prepares to tackle top rival
Rockford man faces sex-related charges
New face at First Baptist in Celina
Flyers beat Redskins for second time in five days
Parkway rolls over St. John's for 7-0 mark