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Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Mendon-area man linked to crimes at area businesses
By Margie Wuebker
A Mendon-area man has been identified as a suspect in a rash of break-ins at area businesses throughout Mercer County and other jurisdictions.
Douglas N. Fonner, 27, 5922 Tama Road, was taken into custody late last week on a contempt of court bench warrant for violating bond conditions in a prior breaking and entering case. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - Council members are seeking volunteer police officers to beef up the village's force to counter a recent increase in burglaries.
Council members on Monday held an executive session to discuss the possible hiring of paid personnel - an action that led them to table third reading of an ordinance setting 2012 appropriations. But instead of dipping into the budget, council decided to establish an auxiliary force of three, part-time volunteer police officers. [More]
Obituaries on January 24th, 2012
Mercer County native Melvin W. Davis, 82, Bryan, died at 3:10 a.m. Jan. 23, 2012, in his home. [More]
Evelyn E. Grimes, 88, New Knoxville, died at 12:42 p.m. Jan. 23, 2012, at St. Marys Living Center following a sudden illness. [More]
Patricia Winget, 61, Celina, died Jan. 21, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Lucas E. Staugler, 22, Fort Recovery, died Jan. 23, 2012, following an auto accident on Mercer-Darke County Line Road. [More]
Glenn A. Figley, 90, Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys, died at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 22, 2012. [More]
The Rev. Donald E. Davis, 86, died at 7:24 p.m. Jan. 17, 2012, at Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on January 24th, 2012
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Cavs fall to state-ranked Tigers
Panthers earn victory behind strong first half
Heitkamp, Leverette this year's honorees