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Friday, July 17th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
Local health officials are still searching for the source of a highly-contageous disease that sickened about 100 guests at a wedding reception in Celina on June 27.
Seventeen cases of shigellosis have been confirmed so far, including seven each in Mercer and Auglaize counties. Two people were hospitalized and are recovering. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has flown under the radar for over 100 years with generous donations, scholarship gifts, and various other non-profit community service projects.
This Saturday in Coldwater, Post 5135 will use flying dropkicks, full nelsons, and cross body blocks, in their own fundraising event, as "Wrestle for the Vets," will take center stage featuring several former professional grapplers, as well as local entertainers. [More]
Obituaries on July 17th, 2009
Henry C. "Tut" Chriss, 88, formerly of Warminster, Pa. and a resident of Otterb [More]
Gloria Dunlap Sweeney, 59, 1033 Hendricks Ave., St. Marys, died at 7:53 p.m. July 15, 2009, at Triumph Hospital, Lima. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Jane Vorhees, 89, of Celina, died at 3:41 p.m. July 16, 2009, at Briarwood Vill [More]
Wilson Hanly Warrick, 92, of Celina died at 3:18 p.m. July 15, 2009, at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on July 17th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on July 17th, 2009
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Chasing rodeo dreams
City may add wind power as energy option
Officials order church to move illegally erected sign
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Big names ready for Kings Royal
Mariners hoping for a repeat of the first half