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Monday, August 17th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
Tom Jones can finally turn the key on his shiny, red Honda Civic and drive wherever he pleases, legally.
It's a privilege the 33-year-old Celina man was denied for seven weeks - ever since the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) refused to renew his driver's license due to a 15-year-old identification error made in New York. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Mercer County Fair harness racing program received a national award as the first of three days of racing kicked off on a hot Sunday afternoon at the grandstand.
The United States Trotting Association, the main [More]
Obituaries on August 17th, 2009
Mary R. Huelskamp, 88, of Fort Recovery, died at 1 p.m. Aug. 15, 2009, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Donald Gene King, 61, 400 Bruns Ave., Apt. 41, Celina, died at 12:17 p.m. Aug. [More]
Margaret G. Lininger, 83, 1708 Cheshire Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:20 p.m. Aug. 15, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Mary J. Meeds, 88, 918 Echo St., Celina, died at 9:45 a.m. August 15, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Rita Schwartz, 92, 4358 Lock Two Road, New Bremen, died at 9:22 a.m. Aug. 15, 2009, at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Edward L. "Eddie" Somers, 80, 19 Sesame St., Portland, Ind., died Aug. 15, 2009, at Persimmon Ridge Healthcare, Portland. [More]
Local pictures on August 17th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on August 17th, 2009
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