Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
DD levy renewed
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County voters on Election Day approved a new Department of Job and Family Services tax levy to help pay for operating and capital improvement expenditures to support children's services.
They also voted to renew the county Board of Developmental Disabilities' operating levy. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Commissioner Jerry Laffin resoundingly defeated Democratic challenger Kathy Deitsch by capturing 75.7 percent of the vote, securing another four-year term.
Laffin, a 77-year-old Coldwater Republican, who's been a county commissioner since Jan. 2, 1981, garnered 15,665 votes to Deitsch's 5,015, according to the county board of election's unofficial results. [More]
Obituaries on November 9th, 2016
Doris Jean (Inderrieden) Durnell of St. Marys and Coldwater, Ohio, passed away at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio, on November 1, 2016, at the age of 88. [More]
Alice M. Kuehner age 94 of Minster, Ohio passed away at 12:35 PM Monday, November 7, 2016 at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
V. Lucille Rogers, 94, St. Marys, OH died Tuesday November 1, 2016 at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Edward L. Kunk Sr., age 90, of St. Henry, formerly of Dayton, died November 8, 2016 at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Local pictures on November 9th, 2016
Subscriber only stories on November 9th, 2016
Local election officials report robust turnout
Coldwater considers installing field turf
Zimmerman captures open seat on court of appeals
Faber gains House seat
Voters OK Sunday sale issue
Parkway board of education advised insurance rates to remain stable in '17
Minster school tax levies OK'd
Jordan, Latta, Davidson retain seats in Congress
Fort Recovery, Mendon voters OK levy renewals
Haycock elected to state school board
College postseason getting underway