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Thursday, July 9th, 2009
Two hospitalized, dozens ill with shigellosis after Celina wedding reception
By Shelley Grieshop
Local health officials are investigating an outbreak of a food-borne disease that hospitalized two people and sickened nearly 100 others after a recent wedding reception in Celina.
Two guests at the wedding - from Auglaize and Butler counties - have been confirmed to have shigellosis, caused by the bacteria shigella, which must be swallowed in order to be infectious. It is an "oral-fecal" disease and typically occurs when basic hygiene and handwashing habits are inadequate. [More]
By William Kincaid
Celina City Schools are working to get technology into the hands of its students.
Next school year, every third - and - fourth grade student and teachers will receive hand-held mini computers, known as smart phones, as part of a pilot study program. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - Coldwater and New Knoxville will face off against each other in one winner's bracket semifinal on Saturday as the teams posted wins in their opening games of the ACME District 4 Baseball Tournament at Hanover Street Park in Minster on Wednesday. [More]
Obituaries on July 9th, 2009
Katelyn Renee Broering, was stillborn July 7, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Florence Caywood, 91, formerly of 420 W. Jackson St., St. Marys, died July 8, 2 [More]
Eugene Wilson Howell, 82, 1352 Michael Ave., Celina, died at 6:20 p.m. July 8, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Miriam Hazel Poor, 82, Silver Springs, Fla., died June 16, 2009, at her home.
She was born June 4, 1927, in Celina to Earl and Chloe Belle Poor. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on July 9th, 2009
Schwieterman asks Supreme Court to reduce his sentence
Library watches finances monthly with future unsure
Coldwater school non-certified employees will not get raise
Motorcyclist dies from injuries caused in crash
Income tax revenue drops as expected
Seatbelts help prevent serious injuries in Wednesday accident
Grand Lake pushes win streak to seven games
Brockly going to play baseball at MVNU