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Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
Commissioners approve leasing home to local faith-based group
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Mercer County officials on Tuesday agreed to lease a home on Mud Pike to a new, grassroots group seeking to provide a transitional facility for recovering addicts.
Bruce Swonger, a member of the Mercer County House of Hope ministry, said the organization will provide temporary "sober living housing" at the county-owned property beginning in August or September. Members of the group are partnering with the Mercer County Drug Court and other organizations, he added. [More]
Obituaries on July 9th, 2014
Elaine R. Brunswick, 64, Fort Recovery, died July 8, 2014, at her home.
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Marie E. Dresher, 79, Botkins, formerly of Celina and Knoxville, Tenn., died at 7:30 p.m. July 5, 2014, at Auglaize Acres, Wapakoneta. [More]
Anna Rita Heckler, 94, Celina, died at 1:45 a.m. July 8, 2014, at The Gardens at Celina. [More]
Jeffrey Bruce Hobler, 59, New Knoxville, died July 3, 2014, at his home.
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Doris A. Hoying, 76, Fort Loramie, died July 7, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Richard F. "Dick" Howell, 88, West Milton, formerly of St. Marys, died at 4:05 p.m. July 5, 2014, at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Dayton. [More]
Ron E. Ginter, 83, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. [More]
John W. Legg, 58, Celina, died at 11:15 p.m. July 7, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
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