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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
Motorists will see more officers on local roadways
By Margie Wuebker
Motorists may notice an increase in law enforcement patrol as the Mercer County Sheriff's Office received nearly $55,000 in grants to help pay for overtime aimed at reducing traffic accidents.  
Chief Deputy Gery Thobe said the goal of a nearly $20,000 High Visibility Overtime Grant is to look for infractions that could result in accidents. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
NEW KNOXVILLE - A local education group will be honored Nov. 13 as the state's 2013 outstanding foundation on National Philanthropy Day in Dayton.
The Western Ohio Education Foundation Board, based out of Wright State University-Lake Campus, has awarded more than 2,000 scholarships worth $2.7 million to students, Wright State University President David Hopkins said during the Lake Campus' annual Report to the Community on Tuesday. [More]
Division III District Girls Soccer at Elida
By Gary R. Rasberry
ELIDA - After 110 minutes of scoreless action, Coldwater's girls soccer team needed a round of penalty kicks against Allen East to determine their Division III district semifinal matchup.
Experiencing the pressure of penalty kicks for the first time in program history, Coldwater prevailed 3-1 on kicks to advance to their first district championship match. [More]
Obituaries on October 24th, 2012
Karen N. Gilliam, 50, Wapakoneta, died at 5:10 p.m. Oct. 22, 2012, at her home. [More]
Richard Keith Davis, 80, Rockford, died at 3:45 a.m. Oct. 23, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Alice Smith, 91, St. Marys, died Oct. 21, 2012, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home, [More]
Wanda McCain, 88, formerly of Fort Recovery, died Sept. 4, 2012, at her home in Franklin, Tenn. [More]
Dorothy M. Stover, 88, Celina, died at 7:15 a.m. Oct. 23, 2012, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Nancy Ruth Hendricks, 71, Celina, died Oct. 22, 2012, at her home.
She was bo [More]
Janet Livornese, 48, formerly of Coldwater, died Oct. 22, 2012, in Manhattan Beach, Calif. [More]
Betty June Florence, 73, Coldwater, died at 6 p.m. Oct. 22, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on October 24th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on October 24th, 2012
Police chief retiring
Celina's general fund healthy
County officials approve solid waste plan
Five-year forecast shows Coldwater debt years away
Four injured in accident
Sheriff's office seeks funds for mobile upgrades
Salon opening soon
Doctors starting practices
MAC rematch set for Thursday
Indians knock off 'Riders with strong second half