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Saturday, September 18th, 2010
Usage of deadly narcotic surges locally; overdoses on the rise
By Margie Wuebker
Heroin, the popular injectable narcotic of the 1960s and '70s, has become a favorite among drug users in the Grand Lake area, law enforcement officials say.
Celina Police Chief Dave Slusser said his officers handled three overdoses the night of Aug. 28 - two of them involving heroin. One of the victims - a man in his 50s - died. [More]
Freshman kicks game-winning PAT in OT
By Ryan Hines
ST. MARYS - Dramatic endings are nothing new in the annual Battle of Grand Lake, but Friday's matchup featuring Celina at St. Marys will be remembered as one of the all-time great finishes in the 92-game history of the football rivalry.
Celina ended an 11-game losing streak to St. Marys when Braelen Bader kicked a PAT in overtime to lift the Bulldogs to a 26-25 victory over the Roughriders in Western Buckeye League action at Skip Baughman Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on September 18th, 2010
Arlene M. Franck, 53, 419 N. Holly Lane, Rockford, died Sept. 15, 2010, at her residence. Death was from natural causes. [More]
Carl W. Kimmel, 95, Rockford, died at 4:07 a.m. Sept. 17, 2010, at the Gardens at Celina. [More]
Local pictures on September 18th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on September 18th, 2010
Elsass, district both appealing court ruling
Bulldogs' Bader cool under pressure
Cavaliers beat Redskins for 15th straight time
Flyers efficient in victory over Wildcats
Versailles marches to perfect 4-0 start
Cardinals' offense erupts for 35 points
O-G holds off Kenton for win in matchup of state-ranked teams