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Thursday, July 14th, 2016
Bulletproof glass OK'd for window in jail lobby
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey isn't taking any chances when it comes to protecting jail personnel, especially after the recent deadly shootings of five police officers in Dallas.
County commissioners this week approved Grey's request to have bulletproof glass installed in the administrative window located in the jail lobby. They awarded a $2,188 contract to Pauly Jail Building Co. Inc. to install ballistic security glazing. [More]
By Ed Gebert
CELINA - The flu vaccine will not be offered as a nasal mist during the coming 2016-2017 flu season.
Julia Shaffer, Mercer County-Celina City Health Department director of nursing and communicable disease coordinator, said on Wednesday the vaccine will be administered only by injection due to a recent study showing the mist form to be ineffective. [More]
Obituaries on July 14th, 2016
Mary Lou Schmitmeyer, 74, Saint Marys, died on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in Fort Loramie, Ohio. [More]
Mary Kay Maze, 90, formerly of Saint Marys, died July 11, 2016, at Otterbein of New Albany. [More]
Christian H. "Chris" Broders, 86, Celina, died on July 12, 2016, at the Gardens at Celina. [More]
Jeanette Gilmore, 82, Celina, died at 10:05 p.m. July 13, 2016, at Celina Manor [More]
Rosemary E. Rosenbeck, age 92, of Coldwater, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Celina Manor. [More]
Bob L. Weitz, 87, of Celina passed away at The Gardens at Celina on July 13, 2016 at 8:45 a.m. [More]
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