Saturday, March 10th, 2012
Division IV District Finals at Elida
By Ryan Hines
ELIDA - The St. Henry boys' basketball team dominated the second quarter and the Redskins rallied around the play of Kyle Stahl and Craig Knapke en route to a district championship.
Stahl and Knapke combined for 31 points and 23 rebounds to help St. Henry knock off Fort Recovery 48-39 in the Division IV district finals on Friday night at the Elida Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on March 10th, 2012
Rose Mary Kittle Brown, 83, Celina, died at 7:01 a.m. March 9, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
John W. Burnett, 78, Celina, formerly of San Diego, Calif., died at 6:25 p.m. March 8, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Aklilu Ghebreyesus, 33, Coldwater, died on March 4, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
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Subscriber stories on March 10th, 2012
Mercer County
Area residents may get the opportunity to vote for a program that offers a 30 percent discount on electricity to homeowners and small businesses.
ST. HENRY - Longtime St. Henry Fire Chief Ron Ontrop will be hanging up his turnout gear after 36 years of volunteer service next month.
His last day is April 16, which coincides with his 63rd birthday.
Jobless rate
Mercer County once again had the lowest unemployment rate in the state, according to January 2011 statistics released Friday. Auglaize County's rate is fourth lowest.
Jinghao Xu, with the assistance of an interpretor, pleaded no contest to one count of vehicular homicide during a Friday afternoon proceeding in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.