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Saturday, September 19th, 2015
By Claire Giesige
CELINA - As 2013 drew to a close, Ohio prisons were brimming, over 200 people were on probation in Mercer County and the area's heroin problem seemed to be reaching a boiling point.
On Jan. 1, 2014, the Mercer County Drug Court Program debuted in an effort to stem the flow of heroin addicts in the county. Now, a year and a half later, the program is ready to graduate its first three participants after 18 months of intensive therapy. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - The Marion Local Flyers brought the state's longest active winning streak to face the Minster Wildcats in the second of three regular season MAC matchups between defending state champions.
The Flyers used a punishing rushing game, timely passing and a suffocating defense to overcome two turnovers and earn a 20-7 victory. [More]
Obituaries on September 19th, 2015
Victor Andrews, 86, Celina, died at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 18, 2015, at Van Wert Inpat [More]
Grace Nuding, 91, Celina, died Sept. 18, 2015, in Celina.
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