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Saturday, April 16th, 2011
Investigators looking into payroll records of veterans service director, assistant
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Two longtime Mercer County employees were placed on paid administrative leave Friday afternoon due to allegations of improperly accounting for leave of absences/sick leave.
Mercer County Veterans Service Director Tom Risch and administrative assistant Barb Phillips told the newspaper they were placed on leave following a vote by four members of the county veterans service commission. [More]
Chittum a cancer survivor
By Ryan Hines
WAPAKONETA - A four-run offensive outburst in the second inning and a strong pitching performance by Katie Kerr led Celina to a 6-2 victory over Wapakoneta on Friday in Western Buckeye League softball action.
The Bulldogs (7-5, 3-0 WBL) maintain their spot on top of the WBL standings while the Redskins (7-1, 2-1 WBL) lose for the first time of the spring. Van Wert (7-1, 2-0 WBL) and Shawnee (10-0, 2-0 WBL) are the only other unbeaten teams in league play. [More]
Obituaries on April 16th, 2011
James L. Bubp, 73, Fort Recovery, died at 1:11 a.m. April 15, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Former Fort Recovery resident Richard C. Ranly, 88, died April 12, 2011, at VA Medical Center, Dayton. [More]
Bessie Weaver, 77, Celina, died at 3:50 a.m. April 15, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Ruth A. Zigovits, 84, Paulding, died April 14, 2011, at her home.
She was bor [More]
Local pictures on April 16th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on April 16th, 2011
Motions pending in murder case
Airport board ponders impact of pilot's death
Looming state budget weighs on county officials
Man in jail for breaking into school
Panthers ahead of Cavs before rain
Roop to play two sports at UNOH
Offense carries Bath to blowout over St. Marys