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Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
By Kathy Thompson
CELINA - The Mercer County Council on Aging hopes to soon begin assessing the needs of Mercelina Mobile Court residents who must leave their properties before the end of the year.
The approximately 50 home-owners are being forced to move because the mobile home court was put up for sale. Celina city council members are now considering legislation allowing the purchase of the land to expand city parks. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ROCKFORD - Parkway's girls basketball game with Bradford on Tuesday night was big on two levels.
The first was the Panthers beat the Railroaders 52-49 to move them to 6-7, doubling their win total from a year ago.
The second was while the Panthers gave up a 15-point lead in the final minute of the game but did not give up the game, getting a game-winning bucket from Sierra Fent with 27.4 seconds remaining. [More]
Obituaries on January 22nd, 2014
Dorothy "Ruth" Raymond, 93, St. Marys, died at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 20, 2014, in St. Marys. [More]
Robert W. Caldwell, 85, St. Marys, died at 9:30 p.m. Jan. 20, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Gloria S. Inniger, 69, Decatur, Ind., died Jan. 19, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur. [More]
Ronald P. DeTomaso, 65, of Redmond, Ore., formerly of St. Marys, passed away Dec. 21, 2013, at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Oregon. [More]
Ralph Godwin, 91, Celina, died at 11:55 a.m. Jan. 20, 2014, in Naples, Fla.
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Furniture designer and artist Wendell Raymond Geurkink, 75, of North Vernon, In [More]
Kenneth B. Laux, 95, Celina, passed away Jan. 19, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Lucille "Teal" Miller, 101, Celina, passed away Jan. 21, 2014, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home in Spencerville. [More]
Hugo E. Schlarman, 82, Osgood, passed away of natural causes Jan. 19, 2014, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. [More]
Edward L. Curts, 72, Sheridan, Wyo., formerly of Celina, passed away Jan. 17, 2 [More]
Thomas W. Smith Sr., 71, Celina, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19, 2014, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Tamara M. "Tammy" Wendel, 35, Fort Recovery, died Jan. 20, 2014, at the James Cancer Center, Columbus. [More]
Local pictures on January 22nd, 2014
Subscriber only stories on January 22nd, 2014
County to pay toward lake post
Official recommends keeping voting site
Giesige to leave board of elections
Dooley joins Rockford council
Fort Recovery's E-Days plan praised
Cavaliers crank up offense to beat Kenton