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Friday, September 16th, 2011
By Margie Wuebker
Many law enforcement officers in Mercer and Auglaize counties wear two holsters - one for a weapon of deadly force and the other for a Taser stun gun.
A Taser delivers an electroshock through two small dart-like electrodes attached to a conductive wire. A person who is "tased" experiences immediate pain and loss of muscle control for up to five seconds. No permanent harm is rendered on the recipient. [More]
By Ryan Hines
COLDWATER - Marion Local's volleyball team overcame a loss in the first game to win the next three in a 23-25, 25-20, 25-15 and 25-13 victory over Coldwater in Midwest Athletic Conference action at The Palace on Thursday night.
The Flyers improve to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in the MAC while Coldwater falls to 6-4 (1-2 MAC). [More]
Obituaries on September 16th, 2011
Earl L. Knutzen Jr., 56, St. Marys, died at 6:40 p.m. Sept. 14, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Karsyn Wayne Muter, one-day old, Celina, died at 6:19 p.m. Sept. 12, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Local pictures on September 16th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on September 16th, 2011
Conservative lending stalling local business growth
Redistricting proposal moves ahead
Counties get agricultural disaster status
Grand Lake rivals finish in a tie
Bulldogs roll past Redskins