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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
A Chickasaw man serving more than two decades in prison on charges related to a quadruple fatality intends to appeal the sentence handed down Nov. 12 in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Attorney Joseph Benevidez filed a notice of appeal Monday af [More]
Auglaize County jail programs reap praise
By Daily Standard Staff
By SHELLEY GRIESHOP
and WILLIAM KINCAID
Mercer County inmates may soon earn their keep through a jail work program similar to one receiving national attention at the Auglaize County Law Enforcement Center in Wapakoneta.
When the new jail west of Celina opens its doors in the fall of 2009, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey intends to initiate an inmate work program that would put prisoners to work at various sites in the county under proper supervision, he said. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW KNOXVILLE - It was one of those nights where the shots just weren't falling for the New Knoxville Rangers.
And when the team couldn't rebound, it made things doubly worse.
Wapakoneta tripled New Knoxville in the rebounding department and hit 50 percent from the field as the Redskins stayed perfect on the season with a 48-34 win at Ranger Gymnasium on Tuesday night. The Rangers even their record at 2-2. [More]
Obituaries on December 10th, 2008
Rosemary R. Metzger, 86, 224 Gwendolyn St., Fort Recovery, died at 5:01 p.m. Dec. 8, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Florence Mary Meyers, 94, 1140 S. Knoxville Ave., St. Marys, died at 4:48 a.m. Dec. 9, 2008, at the Golden Living Center-Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Mary Ann Saintignon, 76, 08989 county Road 219A, Celina, died at 4:30 a.m. Dec. 9, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on December 10th, 2008
Superintendent withdraws his retire/rehire request
Water, sewer rates will increase next year
Health officials worry about TB testing policies
Board OKs energy-saving project
Two staffers trained for emergency medical aid
New flower shop opens in Minster
Third quarter spells doom for Parkway