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Thursday, October 1st, 2009
Grant possible to help with massive upgrades
By William Kincaid
MENDON - The village is next in line to compete for a $300,000 neighborhood revitalization Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), said Mercer County Economic Development Director Jared Ebbing.
If obtained, Ebbing said he hopes to leverage the [
Otten was small but mighty for Cavaliers
By Robb Hemmelgarn
Standing 5-5 and just a hair over 150 pounds, Charles "Chip" Otten didn't exactly fit the physical mold of an all-star high school quarterback.
As a junior in 1976 however, the pint-sized speedster had a knack for making defensive linemen twice his size humorously look like they were chasing a butterfly whenever he carried the pigskin. [
Obituaries on October 1st, 2009
Donald L. "Don" Roessner, 67, 1085 Lutz Road, Lima, and formerly of New Bremen, died at 6:32 p.m. Sept. 28, 2009, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [
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Elections director: Need new backup
The previous administration of the Mercer County Board of Elections was careless with several security measures, says new Elections Director Michael Lamm.
Dry Sept. puts Grand Lake area in moderate drought
The majority of Mercer and Auglaize counties are in a moderate drought, according to the report released today by The National Drought Mitigation Center.
Former students of two-room schoolhouse remember past
One hundred and five students of the former two-room Washington Township schoolhouse on St. Anthony Road showed up to meet old school chums, share remembrances of their school years and enjoy a hearty noon lunch Saturday.
Park improvement should be complete by end of this year
MENDON - A $100,000 Mendon Park improvement project should be completed by the end of the year, says Mercer County Economic Development Director Jared Ebbing.
Saturday night's performance to give a look into the life of Hank Williams
Country music legend Hank Williams wrote over 700 songs before he died of an overdose at the young age of 29.
But there is much to his story not kn
Grueling schedule continues for the Flyers
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Talk about a tough stretch of games.
Marion Local's schedule at this stretch of the season has been one of the most challenging in the area.
Shawnee's run game a concern for Celina
A pair of streaks will be on the line on Friday night when Celina visits Shawnee for a Western Buckeye League contest.
Celina (0-5, 0-4 WBL) will be looking to snap its season-long losing streak while Shawnee (2-3, 2-2 WBL) is searching for a third straight victory.
Impact Game of the Week: St. Henry at Anna
Two state-ranked Division V teams meet in a game that could have plenty of consequences in Division V Region 20 computer points standings.
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