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Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Sales tax revenue, casino money boost local coffers
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Mercer County's coffers are plentiful thanks to increases in sales tax revenue and casino tax dollars.
A few gray clouds remain, such as rising indigent defense expenses in a pending capital murder case and higher health insurance premiums, but overall the county appears to be in good shape financially, commissioner Jerry Laffin said Tuesday. [More]
Division II Girls Soccer Regional Semifinals at Findlay
By Gary R. Rasberry
FINDLAY - In a game where the defense needed to be stout, the Celina girls soccer team came up with their best effort of the season.
The Bulldogs and Maumee Panthers played scoreless soccer for 80 minutes of regulation and 30 minutes of overtime before deciding their Division II regional semifinal on penalty kicks. [More]
Obituaries on October 30th, 2013
Ruth Joan Hasis, 82, formerly of Mendon, died Oct. 15, 2013, at Levine-Dickson Hospice House, Charlotte, N.C. [More]
S. Margaret Koons, 92, St. Marys, died at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 28, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Mark Francis Homan, 52, passed away Oct. 29, 2013, at his home in Philothea following a recent illness. [More]
Local pictures on October 30th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on October 30th, 2013
Police request more funding
Six seek three seats on Coldwater board of education
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Three candidates vie for two seats on Marion Local Board of Education
Four candidates seeking three open seats on St. Henry Board of Education
Passenger killed in SUV-deer crash
Rockford woman charged following chase
Playoff teams nearly set