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Thursday, November 13th, 2014
State strengthens protocols for handling people exposed
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Mercer County health officials want to know the extent of their authority to quarantine people with a suspected or confirmed case of Ebola.
Although no cases of the deadly disease have been diagnosed locally or in Ohio, county medical director Dr. Philip Masser during a health board meeting Wednesday asked area epidemiologist Deb Scheer if the agency has the authority and power to enforce quarantine. [More]
By Kathy Thompson
CELINA - Officers from the Mercer County Sheriff's Office and Celina Police Department are forming a new task force to combat drug use and trafficking in the area.
The Heroin Interdiction Squad, known as the HIT Squad, will target heroin users a [More]
Obituaries on November 13th, 2014
Janet Barber, 72, St. Marys, died Nov. 12, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, [More]
Dolores F. May, 72, Coldwater, died Nov. 11, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Dale P. "Smoke" Schmackers, 54, Carthagena, died Nov. 10, 2014, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Rodney G. Stanfill, 58, Celina, passed away Nov. 10, 2014, at Sycamore Medical Center, Miamisburg. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on November 13th, 2014
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Coldwater's Kanney signs with NC State
St. Henry's Mikesell headed to University of Dayton
Flyers' Knapke inks with University of Toledo
Wildcat offense tough to stop
Flyers, Indians ready for second meeting of season
Wildcats ready for Tigers
Cavs facing improved Huron
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