32° 32° Wed 50° Wed 50° likely 36° 36° likely Thu 46° Thu 46° slight chance
Thursday, September 3rd, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
The local health department has received nearly $100,000 in state grant funding to prepare the county for a possible outbreak of the H1N1 virus.
The Mercer County-Celina City Board of Health on Wednesday approved the Public Health Emergency Response funding totaling $92,452. The local agency has 30 days upon receipt of the funds to outline a budget and submit it to the state. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Two area men were sentenced to community control sanctions in Mercer County Common Pleas Court for their roles in a daytime robbery at a Rockford-area home.
Johnathan R. Dooley, 20, 9219 Township Line Road, Rockford, and Chadwick E. Strine, 24, 1015 Fleck Ave., Celina, appeared recently before Judge Jeffrey Ingraham after pleading guilty to theft and amended counts of burglary. [More]
Obituaries on September 3rd, 2009
Lester E. Baucher, 85, 4228 Monroe Road, Celina, died Sept. 2, 2009, at Joint T [More]
Lori B. Jenkinson, 41, of Union City, Ind., died Sept. 1, 2009, at Reid Memorial Hospital, Richmond, Ind. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Paul Heitkamp, 83, 210 N. Washington St., New Bremen, died at 2:44 p.m. Sept. 2, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Norma C. Minneman, 77, of Clayton, died suddenly at 5:36 p.m. Aug. 31, 2009, at home. [More]
Alfred "Dale" Smith, 71, 35 state Route 119 W., Fort Recovery, died at 11:17 a.m. Sept. 2, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on September 3rd, 2009
Subscriber only stories on September 3rd, 2009
Ten file as write-in candidates
Lots of gold rolling into Celina soon
Pupils on priority list for vaccine
Famous blues acts headlining at St. Marys Riverside Bluesfest
Celina opens WBL against Defiance
League looks better from top to bottom
1979 Roughriders perfect but no playoffs
Impact Game of the Week: Our Lady of Mount Carmel at Marion Local