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Friday, October 23rd, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
Mercer County has confirmed its third case of H1N1 flu and officials are awaiting test results on four others. Many more cases are suspected, but specific H1N1 tests aren't being ordered in each case.
A "couple of cases" were confirmed recently in Auglaize County, although health officials there won't say how many or provide further information. [More]
By William Kincaid
Celina East Elementary School teachers Lore Long and Renee Kramer are leading a district and community initiative to get books into the hands of all Celina children.
"Reading is the most important thing you can be doing with your child from birth," Long said. [More]
Obituaries on October 23rd, 2009
Marilyn S. Bogle, 75, 6128 Riva Ridge Road, Indianapolis, Ind., died at 3:30 a.m. Oct. 18, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Eugene E. Huelskamp, 74, 611 N. Eastern Ave., St. Henry, died Oct. 21, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Marilyn Minch, 67, 1528 W. 350 South, Portland, Ind., died Oct. 21, 2009, at Reid Memorial Hospital, Richmond, Ind. [More]
Lawrence J. Monnin Jr., 38, of New Weston died at 5:01 p.m. Oct. 21, 2009, at h [More]
Katherine K. "Katie" Schweizer, 90, 907 N. Buckeye St., Celina, died Oct. 21, 2009, at her residence. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on October 23rd, 2009
Two vying for Rockford mayor post
Vantage making third run at levy passage
Mediator called in to restart Coldwater teacher contract negotiations
Pumping of lake sediment into tubes begins
Dublin Township is seeking renewal levy
Voters to decide if liquor to go on sale in Mendon
New Weston community leader is found dead at his residence
King James Bible Church opens in Celina
Puthoff named to BG Hall of Fame