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Friday, August 26th, 2016
By Ed Gebert
CELINA - Local officials say accidental drug overdoses are claiming more lives across the state and locally due to the increased use of the powerful synthetic narcotic fentanyl.
"The fentanyl is most definitely an issue," Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon said. "Sometimes they use heroin, but it's cut with fentanyl."
Mercer County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey Ingraham agreed. [More]
By Colin Foster
MARIA STEIN - Starting strong was not a problem for Marion Local on Thursday night.
Finishing was the issue.
Defending Division IV state champion Jackson Center rallied from deficits in both the first and second sets to win 25-17 and 25-21, and then dominated the third set 25-12 to defeat the Flyers in their season-opening match at the Hangar. [More]
Obituaries on August 26th, 2016
Chester "Jerry" Idle, Age 77, of Tipp City, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit. [More]
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