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Friday, February 3rd, 2012
More paramedics needed to aid response time
By Shelley Grieshop
A critical shortage of trained paramedics is creating longer response times and placing a heavy burden on emergency dispatchers.
Only six of the 88 squad volunteers serving Mercer County's emergency medical services (EMS) are trained paramedics who are authorized to administer medications. The remainder are certified at first responder, basic or intermediate levels. [More]
By Randy Bruns
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local Flyers gave their veteran leaders a memorable Senior Night on Thursday at The Hangar.
All five seniors started and scored, and the Flyers ran away with a 71-37 victory over the Parkway Panthers in a Midwest Athletic Conference tilt. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
BATH TOWNSHIP - With the Western Buckeye League wrestling tournament coming up next week, Celina and St. Marys looked to wrap up the regular season on a positive note as both teams went to Bath High School for a super trimatch featuring the Wildcats and Shawnee. [More]
Obituaries on February 3rd, 2012
Genevieve "Peg" Thees Heppeard, 91, Celina, died Jan. 31, 2012 at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Robert S. Graham, 64, Rockford, died at 5:55 p.m. Jan. 27, 2012, at Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert. [More]
Everett Cull, 87, rural Portland, Ind., died Feb. 1, 2012, at Albany Healthcare.
He was born April 7, 1924, in Jay County to Herman and Inez Theurer Cull. [More]
William Novin, 81, Celina, died Feb. 1, 2012, at his residence.
He was born J [More]
Dorothy Mae Zeller, 79, Celina, died at 9:30 p.m., Feb. 1, 2012, at her residence. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on February 3rd, 2012
Price drop for corn predicted
Middle school students share scientific projects
Cooper Farms gives wind a whirl
Health department lands unexpected funds
Bulldogs' win streak snapped by Indians
Indians rally in fourth quarter to top Redskins
Wildcats surge ahead in second quarter
Series on Christ's seven last words begins