CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey is seeking nearly $50,000 in video equipment that would allow inmates to attend court hearings from jail.
The technology - valued at $49,269 - would save travel time and related expenses for the deputies who must escort prisoners back and forth from jail to the courthouse several miles away, Grey said. He also noted it would give his officers more time to patrol the county and investigate crime. [More]
MINSTER - The Minster Wildcats used a huge offensive outburst in the first inning and a solid pitching performance from J.R. Nixon and Matthew Trushaw to eliminate the Fort Loramie Redskins from the District 4 ACME tournament with a 7-3 triumph on Thursday night in the Auglaize-Shelby bracket at Hanover Street Park. [More]