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Friday, September 12th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
More than 100 people packed the Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Thursday afternoon, most expecting a negotiated plea agreement between prosecutors and the Chickasaw man charged with killing four men in a March traffic accident.
That did not happen. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Local Democratic and Republican party leaders have agreed not to put up any political signs until Sept. 15.
Bill Sell, chairman of the Mercer County Democratic party, said he and Mercer County Republican party Chairman Del Kramer decided it would be in the best interest of the county, though there is no official ban against it. [More]
By Randy Bruns
MARIA STEIN - The first big battle of the 2008 Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball season was staged at The Hangar on Thursday night, and the Marion Local Flyers prevailed in a four-game slugfest over the Parkway Panthers, 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, and 25-17. [More]
Obituaries on September 12th, 2008
Richard W. Blanke, 75, of New Bremen, died at 5:10 p.m. Sept. 10, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
John E. Widner, 84, 608 N. Sugar St., Celina, died at 4:04 p.m. Sept. 10, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on September 12th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on September 12th, 2008
Author and CEO talks economic development
Airport nearly ready for jets, big planes
SWCD will get more help
Mum's the word when it comes to fall planting
Celina picks up steam as tournament approaches
Bulldogs pick up easy road win over the Cougars
Coldwater grad initiates youth ministry