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Thursday, July 6th, 2017
By William Kincaid
When not carrying out their immediate duties, two local elected law enforcement officers are active in the Columbus-based Buckeye State Sheriff's Association, often offering input to state legislators before laws are enacted.
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey and Auglaize County Sheriff Allen Solomon for many years have served on the nonprofit state organization of all 88 sheriffs, 2,500 sheriff's office employees and 18,000 private citizens. [More]
Big Brothers Big Sisters plans new effort
By Tom Stankard
CELINA - A program designed to improve children's outlooks on life by partnering them with adult role models has received two grants totaling $160,000.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert Counties Executive Director Molly Hay announced in a news release that the organization has received $160,000 through the state's Community Connectors Mentorship program. [More]
Obituaries on July 6th, 2017
Robert E. "Bob" Makley, 81, Saint Marys, died 2:18 A.M. Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. [More]
Henry J. Selhorst, age 90, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on July 6th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on July 6th, 2017
Board OKs initial step to put levy on ballot
Filing deadline set for motions in murder case
Trial delayed for local hotel robbery suspect
Sheriff reminds motorists to yield to safety vehicles
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Mariners shut out Scouts