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Saturday, December 14th, 2013
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City council members Friday night passed the first reading of legislation authorizing the purchase of the Mercelina Mobile Court and the former Versa Pak property for $2.94 million.
If approved, The Bryson Trust Fund would pay 90 percent of the deal; the city would pay $300,000 from its general fund. The mobile home park would be purchased for $2.2 million and the former Versa Pak property - owned by John Larbus of Findlay - would be acquired for $745,000. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Editor's note: This is the final story of a three-part series about the heroin problem in the area, its impact on the community and steps being taken to deal with the issue.
A multi-pronged approach to dealing with drug and alcohol addiction in Mercer County debuts Jan. 1. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ROCKFORD - A strong inside presence mixed with solid defense helped New Bremen picked up its first Midwest Athletic Conference win of the season on Friday night as the Cardinals defeated Parkway 48-39 at Panther Gymnasium in Rockford.
Led by 6-6 [More]
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Turnovers sabotage Bulldogs
Defiance knocks off Elida by one point
Defense carries St. Henry to road win over Minster
Ahrens scores 32 to lead Versailles past New Knoxville
Local wildlife officer among 18 facing possible charges