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Wednesday, December 30th, 2009
Sheriff seeking faux inmates to practice for the real thing
By Margie Wuebker
How would you like to spend a night in the new Mercer County Adult Detention Center?
That can be arranged without committing a felony or a misdemeanor thanks to practice sessions or trial runs before the real inmates arrive in time for dinner Feb. 28. [More]
29th Annual HALLiday Shootout
By Ryan Hines
An inability to make free throws cost the Celina Bulldogs a chance at repeating as HALLiday Shootout champions.
Columbus Bishop Ready lost in the title tilt to Celina a year ago, but the Silver Knights got a strong second-half performance from Joe Graessle to knock off the Bulldogs 50-43 on Tuesday night at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on December 30th, 2009
Jack K. Bowen, 78, of Rockford, died at 11:29 p.m. Dec. 28, 2009, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Gary L. Rutschilling, 48, of Coldwater, died Dec. 29, 2009, at his residence of natural causes. [More]
Charles Woods, 64, 605 Lyon St., Altoona, Iowa, died Dec. 29, 2009, at Hospice, Des Moines, Iowa. Death was due to pancreatic cancer. [More]
Local pictures on December 30th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on December 30th, 2009
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Donations sought for library
Area man pleads innocent in death of son
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