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Thursday, October 15th, 2009
H1N1 vaccine arrives for high-risk population
By Shelley Grieshop
Mercer Health - one of the local providers of seasonal flu shots - has canceled all upcoming clinics due to a shortage of the vaccine.
Shortages also are being felt at health departments in Mercer and Auglaize counties as cases of the flu - most likely the H1N1 strain (swine flu) - have become widespread locally and across the state. [More]
By William Kincaid
Fort Recovery school's board of education took the first step this week toward accepting funds from the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) for a school construction project.
Board members unanimously approved allowing an OSFC committee to assess the school district's facilities and collect various information, such as student enrollment projections. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
Let your mind wander back in time for a minute to girls' sports at Minster High School in the mid-1970s.
More than likely, your initial and obvious go-to recollection will revolve around the track and field program.
Although Katie Horstman's r [More]
Obituaries on October 15th, 2009
V. Yvonne Germann, 75, 628 Echo St., Celina, died at 5 p.m. Oct. 14, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Clementine M. "Teen" Schmackers, 91, of St. Henry, died Oct. 14, 2009, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Dorothy M. Stienecker, 92, formerly of New Knoxville and St. Marys, died Oct. 6, 2009, at the home of her son in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. [More]
Local pictures on October 15th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on October 15th, 2009
Parents protest discipline
Funding sought to extend central sewer service
Financial forecast looking cloudy for future
Inexperience and staff shake-ups challenge elections board officials
Celina man reimbursed for rabbit kill by stray dogs
St. Henry joins other villages in applying for grant funding
Unbeatens fight for MAC lead
Celina has legitimate chance for first victory
Local doubles teams bow out of tourney
Impact Game of the Week: Fort Recovery at St. Henry