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Monday, September 20th, 2010
Officials offer free, anonymous drug disposal
By Shelley Grieshop
Expired, unused and unwanted drugs left on bathroom shelves can spur crime and even cause death.
Finding a place to properly dispose of these drugs - particularly strong prescription painkillers - also is problem, officials say.
"From a law enforcement standpoint, any drugs that are in medicine cabinets that are no longer being used have the potential of being circulated throughout the community illegally," Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - Jordan Thompson has found a home in Athens.
The former Parkway football standout has converted from an all-Midwest Athletic Conference quarterback/linebacker into a tight end at the collegiate level.
Now Thompson is in his second year starting for Ohio University and made his 17th straight start on Saturday as the Bobcats traveled to Columbus to face The Ohio State University. [More]
Obituaries on September 20th, 2010
Helen M. Vagedes, 72, Coldwater, died at 12:39 a.m. Sept. 18, 2010, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus. [More]
Ruth Ruwoldt, 86, St. Marys, died Sept. 19, 2010, at Joint Township District Me [More]
Austin T. Stocker, 21, Fort Recovery, died Sept. 17, 2010, in Jay County, Ind. Death was due to injuries sustained from an automobile accident. [More]
Robert Lee Fischer, 80, Celina, died at 2:15 p.m. Sept. 18, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Adella M. Hess, 94, St. Henry, died at 11:15 a.m. Sept. 18, 2010, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Ty Alan Perry, 44, Rockford, died at 7:52 p.m. Sept. 17, 2010, at Genesis Health Care System in Zanesville. [More]
Local pictures on September 20th, 2010
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