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Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
Fort Recovery
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - Village council members on Monday night approved an ordinance to provide services to owners of 30.481 acres of land near state Route 49 and Sharpsburg Road in Gibson Township, upon annexation.
Council members approved the legislation as an emergency measure after suspending the rules, doing away with the need for three readings. Councilman Dave Kaup, who owns 7.912 acres of the affected land, abstained from both related votes. [More]
By Jared Mauch
Drug drop boxes at jails in Mercer and Auglaize counties have allowed people to dispose of more than 620 pounds of unneeded prescription drugs over the last 18 months.
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office reported more than 350 pounds have been collected during that time. [More]
Obituaries on October 6th, 2015
Norbert A. Metzger, 90, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died on October 4, 2015, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Rita E. Feltz, 95, St. Henry, died on Oct. 5, 2015, at The Garden at St. Henry.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Henry Catholic Church, St. Henry. [More]
Ralph Klopfenstein, 86, St. Marys, died on Oct. 5, 2015, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Cheryl Meyer, 52, Coldwater, died on Oct. 5, 2015, in Lima.
Services are pend [More]
Samuel D. Wengerd, 52, Geneva, Ind., Hartford Township, died at 8:45 a.m. Oct. 5, 2015, at his residence. [More]
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Fort councilors award contract for sanitary sewer extension
Thobe resigning Fort village council seat after 34 years
Local breast cancer victim remembered as 'trouper'
Bulldogs get past Cougars
Flyers defeat defending state champion Redskins
St. Marys' Schmitmeyer advances to state tourney