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Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Harsh winter, lowering water level both factors
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Long-term ice cover and the lowering of Grand Lake's water level this winter are blamed for widespread damage to area boat docks.
Kent Shaner of Shinn Brothers, Celina, on Tuesday inspected more than a dozen docks at the Mercer County-owned 4-H camp at Harbor Point in Celina. He told county commissioners during the tour that more than half of the 14 docks and a connecting walkway need repaired. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Cheryl Ann Programs Superintendent Mike Overman will retire in December after serving as head of the agency for more than 32 years.
Overman, 64, told the newspaper Tuesday he's had a wonderful run and believes it's time to move the organization forward. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - It took some time for Coldwater to get its offense going.
Once that happened, the Cavaliers dominated, scoring twice in the fifth to take the lead and then scoring five in the sixth to defeat Lima Central Catholic 7-1 at Lady Cavaliers Diamond on Tuesday. [More]
Obituaries on April 9th, 2014
Patricia A. Vorhees Shivley, 77, Convoy, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 7:10 p.m. April 7, 2014, at Vancrest Nursing Home, Convoy. [More]
Betty J. Sudman, 88, St. Marys, died at 9:25 a.m. April 7, 2014, at Miller House in Celina. [More]
Elizabeth "Betty" Jutte, 81, Yorkshire, died at 9:04 a.m. April 8, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on April 9th, 2014
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Health board seeks cure for study results
Lake Shore property to be used for events
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Accused hospital hacker pleads to lesser charge
Public input sought for business loans
County to pursue funding for proposed treatment train project
Bulldogs win WBL opener
Flyers rally to beat Redskins
Minster baseball to hold Hospice fundraiser