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Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Sales tax revenue in Auglaize County reached an all-time high in 2011, eclipsing the previous high in 2008.
The county collected $7.1 million in 2011, topping 2008's collection of $7.03 million. Collection in 2009 dropped to $6.3 million and rose to $6.5 million in 2010. [More]
Logan Street project will happen this year
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A major waterline replacement project has been pushed back for a second time.
Mayor Jeff Hazel and safety service director Tom Hitchcock said the East Market Street project, estimated at more than $1 million, has been rescheduled for 2013. It initially was planned for 2011 but was scrapped due to high bids. [More]
By Christine Henderson
It's that time of the year. Many area residents have resolved to look less like Santa Claus by Valentine's Day.
Operators of many Mercer County fitness centers report an increase in business since the start of 2012.
"We are completely swamped right now," said Kristy Kahlig, co-owner of Innergy Fitness in Coldwater. [More]
Obituaries on January 18th, 2012
Norbert W. Watercutter, 92, McCartyville, died Jan. 16, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Margaret Buschur Kiessling, 62, Springfield, died Jan. 14, 2012, at Hospice of Dayton, following a long illness with lymphoma. [More]
Helen Vantilburg, 86, Celina, died Jan. 17, 2012.
Services are pending at Ci [More]
Frances L. Neal, 91, St. Marys, died at 11:37 a.m. Jan. 17, 2012, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
William E. Masonbrink, 78, Celina, died Jan. 15, 2012, at Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
The Rev. Donald Davis, 86, Celina, died Jan. 17, 2012.
Services are pending [More]
Local pictures on January 18th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on January 18th, 2012
Mayor rejects HR job
Counties, cities kick in for lake manager job
Health department budget slimmer than 2011
Minster Elementary won't reopen
Multi-million dollar projects planned in 2012 throughout Mercer County
Board of Elections orders more voting equipment
Wabash Conservancy District approves 2012 appropriations
Fort Recovery native racing to raise charity funds
Bulldogs rally past Flyers
Parkway's Harshman scores 27 in victory