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Friday, October 8th, 2010
March 19 set as next prescription drug drop-off
By Shelley Grieshop
Nearly 60 pounds of expired or unwanted prescription drugs were dropped off during a special "Drug Take Back" program held two weeks ago in Celina.
Joyce Jansen, director of nursing at the Mercer County-Celina City Health Department, told board members this week she was pleased with the turnout on Sept. 25. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
Baker Woods Nature Preserve is Mercer County's "Best Kept Secret," says the woods' hiking trail keeper Ron Westgerdes.
A veteran at walking the woods' trails, he took his love for nature and the outdoors one step further earlier this year when he became a volunteer employee of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Natural Areas and Preserves. [More]
Lions Cross Country Invitational
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Next week's Midwest Athletic Conference cross country meet got a possible preview of things to come as the MAC teams were in Coldwater on Thursday for the annual Lions Invitational.
The Minster boys and girls swept the high school titles. The Wildcat girls edged Coldwater, 51-53, for first place with Versailles the nearest competitor in third with 91 points. [More]
Obituaries on October 8th, 2010
Rebecca A. Koesters, 63, Celina, died at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 2010, at her home. [More]
Norman Eshleman, 80, St. Marys died at 7:20 a.m. Oct. 7, 2010, at his home.
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Marcella L. "Sally" Barhorst, 88, formerly of Newport, died Oct. 6, 2010, at Fair Haven County Home in Sidney. [More]
Local pictures on October 8th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on October 8th, 2010
Celina to replace old water tower
Candidates address upcoming changes for farmers
OmniSource to pay environmental fines
Sheriff's website gets another felony arrest
Religion and teens 101
Flyers still unbeaten in MAC
Celina has easy victory over Elida
Bulldogs have five players advance
Minster's Purpus wins district, qualifies for state tourney
Eldora hosting final 2010 event this weekend