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Saturday, September 1st, 2012
By Christine Henderson
Jobs are on the upswing as Labor Day nears, but construction and other business developments remain on hold.
"Lots of companies are under the radar, quietly adding jobs," said Jared Ebbing, Mercer County community and economic development director.
Mercer County has added 600 jobs in the last year and a half, he said. Gains have been five at one firm, 10 at another and so on. [More]
By Randy Bruns
WEST JEFFERSON - The Marion Local Flyers survived a madcap shootout on Friday night thanks to an explosive offensive that made up for a porous defense.
Marion traveled nearly 100 miles to Madison County to take on the West Jefferson Roughriders, and the large crowd that followed the Blue and Gold saw plenty of offense and went home happy after a thrilling 44-37 victory. [More]
Obituaries on September 1st, 2012
Betty Fisher, 84, St. Marys, died at 3:50 p.m. Aug. 30, 2012, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Robert E. Hunter, 89, St. Marys, died at 3:50 p.m. Aug. 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Patricia A. Kemp, 79, of DeTour Village, Mich., died Aug. 24, 2012, at Cedar Cove in Cedarville, Mich. [More]
Stanley A. Meihaus Jr., 73, formerly of Coldwater, died Aug. 30, 2012, at his residence in Hollidaysburg, Pa. [More]
Marcella E. "Sally" Pleiman, 85, McCartyville, died at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Dennis F. Lammers, 72, New Knoxville, died at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 31, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on September 1st, 2012
Subscriber only stories on September 1st, 2012
Narrow job field for potential employees
Fire destroys barn near Fort Recovery
Banner touts groups' support of all students
Bulldogs' rally falls just short
Cavaliers too much for Aces
Redskins post shutout of Eagles
Wildcats' Niemeyer has record-breaking performance
Evers has another big night to pace Indians to win
Sherman throws for seven touchdowns against 'Riders