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Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Auglaize County drops to 15th out of 88 counties
By Shelley Grieshop
The overall health of Auglaize County residents took a plunge last year while Mercer Countians maintained their status.
The 2013 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps study released Wednesday booted Auglaize County from 10th healthiest to 15th out of 88 counties in Ohio. A few of the troubled areas include an increase in deaths before age 75 and a 4 percent decrease in mammogram screenings. [More]
Council studies lowering price, selling former Piper property to charity
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City administrators were asked to come up with a new minimum price for a residentially-zoned city lot after a recent public sale yielded no bids.
Safety service director Tom Hitchcock told council members during a buildings and grounds committee meeting this week the city received neither bids nor inquiries about the 134-by-137 foot lot - also known as the former Piper property - at 501 W. Warren St. [More]
Obituaries on March 21st, 2013
Joseph F. Gremaux, 85, Decatur, Ind., died March 20, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center. [More]
Opal Hunter, 79, Botkins, died at 8:45 p.m. March 18, 2013, at her home.
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Archie L. Walker, 83, Montezuma, died March 19, 2013, in Lima.
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Local pictures on March 21st, 2013
Subscriber only stories on March 21st, 2013
Building options offered
State approves permits for pullet operation
School officials sign documents against expanding voucher system
Landmark to be demolished
National Weather Service considers language change in reporting storms
Midmark Corp. moving headquarters from Versailles to Dayton
Law enforcement arrests twelve people
Wildabouts concert not up to standards
Strong bond among friendly rivals