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Saturday, February 9th, 2019
By Leslie Gartrell
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services launched a new foster care and adoption website and public awareness campaign in mid-January, and Mercer County division officials hope people take notice.
Ohio has nearly 16,000 children in the custody of county children services agencies and a continuing need for more families to support them, according to an Ohio JFS news release. Mercer County JFS has 51 children in custody, social services assistant supervisor Tonya Siefring said. [More]
'Riders catch fire to end long losing streak at Celina
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Late in the fourth quarter, the St. Marys student section, tucked into the one corner of the Celina Fieldhouse, began to chant "This is our house!"
For the second half of Friday's Battle of Grand Lake, the Roughriders seemed to be comfy in enemy territory. [More]
Obituaries on February 9th, 2019
Susan K. Berg, 55, passed away on February 7, 2019, at 7:25 am, at Heritage Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center, surrounded by her loving family. [More]
Lois J. Schaefer, 84, of Sidney, and formerly of New Knoxville, died 9:45 P.M. Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at Vancrest of Saint Marys. [More]
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