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Saturday, October 17th, 2009
Franklin Township
By Shelley Grieshop
A local company is seeking several county-owned lots in Franklin Township to start a business where materials can be sorted for recycling.
Greg Gargis, owner of Dumpsterman Container Services in Celina, made a presentation this week to Mercer County commissioners to purchase at least two lots for his proposed plan. He also asked commissioners for a "first right of purchase" on two other lots. [More]
Blue Jays' winning score comes with just 10 seconds left
By Gary R. Rasberry
DELPHOS - In a battle between the irresistible force and the immovable object, it takes something out of the ordinary to decide the outcome.
For 47 minutes and 50 seconds, Coldwater and St. John's duked it out to a draw.
It took a halfback pass to decide it. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - When a 1-6 football team plays host to an 0-7 team, sometimes both teams do not put forward their best effort.
That was far from the case at Minster as the Parkway Panthers earned their first victory of the season with a hardfought 17-15 win over the Minster Wildcats. [More]
Obituaries on October 17th, 2009
Eleanor Katherine Davis, 97, 529 E. Livingston St., Celina, died at 7:55 a.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Clarence Eugene Kuhn, 88, 1510 Westbury Drive, Celina, died at 4:35 a.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Clifford C. Sommers, 76, of Waterloo, Ind., who has relatives in Mercer County, died Oct. 15, 2009, at DeKalb Memorial Hospital in Auburn, Ind. [More]
Allen V. Spring Jr., 54, 13682 Barrington Road, St. Marys, died at 3:43 p.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at his home following a short illness. [More]
Local pictures on October 17th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on October 17th, 2009
Federal court is next step
Superintendent search to begin in the spring
Board discusses school zone lights at new facility
Vote no on casinos
Celina's losing streak reaches 10 in a row
Minster is in second after first day of play
Redskins break out of offensive slump
Tigers hang on to beat Flyers
Van Wert blows out St. Marys
Cardinals get streak snapped by Rockets