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Thursday, October 27th, 2011
By Margie Wuebker
A 21-year-old Lewisville man reportedly had cocaine and heroin in his system when he caused an Oct. 3 traffic accident that critically injured a member of the Mercer County Emergency Response Volunteers.
Kameron J. McCarty was indicted last week by a Mercer County grand jury on a single count of vehicular assault, a fourth-degree felony. The charge alleges he recklessly operated a 2007 Saturn that resulted in injuries to 56-year-old Marvin Collins of Fort Recovery. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office has upgraded its website, www.mercercountysheriff.org.
The revised format was unveiled this week with the work being done in-house by technology coordinator Kory Hoffhines.
The new home page contains a link to NIXLE, which allows residents to sign up for notification of amber alerts, weather alerts and road closures through e-mail or mobile phone. Other new links will take the user to law enforcement or government agencies throughout the county and state. [More]
Division II District Soccer at Celina
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - A very stingy defense and a well-placed boot by Kelly Heitkamp helped the St. Marys Roughriders advance to Saturday's Division II district final.
Heitkamp scored a goal off a 35-yard boot with 35 1/2 minutes left to play in the match and St. Marys' defense kept Celina from getting the equalizer for a 1-0 win over the Bulldogs at Celina Soccer Stadium on Wednesday night. [More]
Obituaries on October 27th, 2011
Cleo M. Ponds, 93, Toledo, died Oct. 25, 2011, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Jerome B. "Jerry" Heitkamp, 85, Versailles, died at 1:55 a.m. Oct. 26, 2011 at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Janice "Janet" Elaine Seibert, 74, Mendon, died at 9:37 a.m. Oct. 26, 2011, at her residence. [More]
Janice A. Desch Layman, 72, Coldwater, died at 10:35 a.m. Oct. 26, 2011, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on October 27th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on October 27th, 2011
Doctor: 'I may have touched her'
Early voting steady in both counties
Celina precincts decreased to eight to meet mandate
Sentencing date set for former baby sitter
St. Marys school officials discuss designs for new tennis courts
First-time author promoting new book
Celina to battle Wapak for district championship
Coldwater wins first but loses next three
Minster, Versailles hoping for upsets
Three-way race for MAC title
Bath missing Smith in matchup against Celina
Grand Lake Football Primer