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Saturday, April 30th, 2011
By Amy Kronenberger
Mercer County has joined 11 other Ohio counties in a pilot project to address the importance of a father in a child's life.
The Ohio Commission on Fatherhood is leading the initiative, which will include training, a leadership summit and community projects. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - A Michigan man was killed when the semitrailer he was driving struck the rear of another semitrailer on Interstate 75 in Auglaize County at 9:27 p.m. Thursday.
Jerry Derstepanian, 50, of Allen Park, Mich., was pronounced dead at Lima Memorial Hospital, where he was taken by a Wapakoneta squad. [More]
Obituaries on April 30th, 2011
Geraldine S. Crabtree, 77, Fort Recovery, died at 2:07 p.m. April 29, at Union City Care Center, Union City. [More]
Wayne R. Derrickson, 89, Geneva, Ind., died at 8:27 p.m. April 28, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind. [More]
Zane C. Faurot, 84, New Knoxville, died at 12:40 a.m. April 29, 2011, at Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Wilfred H. Fullenkamp, 79, Coldwater, died at 11:40 p.m. April 28, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Mark E. Heinfeld, 88, New Bremen, died at 1:28 p.m., April 29, 2011, at Communi [More]
Former Rockford resident Vera Anita Wilson McElfresh, 58, Bluffton, Ind., died at 12:03 a.m. April 29, 2011, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
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