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Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Equipment costs about $12,000
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - The county jail staff soon will be armed with a new tool when making rounds to check inmates.
The Pipe is a hand-held device that reads metal touch memory buttons/discs placed on or near cell doors to document welfare checks on inmates.
"What we do now is very labor intensive," Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said. [More]
BWC chief addresses local business leaders
By Doug Drexler
CELINA - The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation is taking steps on several fronts to cut costs and improve service, BWC Administrator Stephen Buehrer said.
He brought that message to more than 20 local businesspeople at a forum hosted by the Cel [More]
Obituaries on February 5th, 2014
Samuel Paul Sr., 67, Celina, passed away Feb. 4, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Marilyn Ruth Beaumaster, 79, died Feb. 3, 2014, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Community, St. Marys, after a three-year battle with malignant mesothelioma. [More]
Paul I. Sell, 87, Bluffton, Ind., died at 5:35 a.m. Feb. 3, 2014, at Ashford Place Rehabilitation Center, Shelbyville, Ind. [More]
Mildred "Mrs. H." Huey, 87, Portland, Ind., passed away Feb. 4, 2014, at Persimmon Ridge in Portland. [More]
Local pictures on February 5th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on February 5th, 2014
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Mercer County gets additional funds to demolish more blighted houses
Knights hold off Bulldogs
Celina girls play well in loss to Crestview
Goldschmidt resigning from Mariners
Cavaliers crank up scoring late for win