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Monday, February 8th, 2010
Overnight in jail
By Margie Wuebker
The heavy door closes with a clank, leaving freedom and creature comforts on the other side for 24 people chosen as practice inmates at the new Mercer County Adult Detention Center.
"You come to jail with nothing we don't provide," Sheriff Jeff Grey tells new arrivals about to embark on the intake process Friday night. [More]
Obituaries on February 8th, 2010
Ella Mae Gaier, 92, 6395 Barhorst Pleiman Road, Minster, died at 4:45 p.m. Feb. 5, 2010, at her residence. [More]
Robert Heinrichs, 81, 706 Eden Ave., Coldwater, died at midnight on Feb. 7, 2010, at his residence. [More]
Roy L. Kantner, 89, Wapakoneta, died at 8:45 a.m. Feb. 7, 2010, at Wapakoneta Manor. [More]
Former New Bremen resident Louise M. J. Schwartz, 88, died at 3:05 p.m. Feb. 5, 2010, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Hilda M. Sommer, 93, 01229 Minster Fort Recovery Road, Minster, died at 3:45 p.m. Feb. 6, 2010, at Heritage Manor in Minster, following a lengthy illness. [More]
Local pictures on February 8th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on February 8th, 2010
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