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Friday, June 7th, 2019
Officials propose repurposing former Cheryl Ann building
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday rolled out a multifaceted proposal to address officials' pleas for more office space.
The plan includes a $2 million renovation of the former Cheryl Ann building.
"Things haven't been cemented, but we are moving forward with an architect to start to look at renovating the building out there, which then would allow some potential shuffling and moving around," commissioner Greg Homan said. [More]
By Leslie Gartrell
FORT RECOVERY - The school district's new superintendent will be moving to the area from Wauseon.
Board of education members at Thursday's special meeting hired Larry Brown, who will become Fort Recovery Local Schools' superintendent starting on Aug. 1. Brown has been Wauseon Exempted Village Schools superintendent for six and a half years. He will replace Justin Firks, who has served as superintendent for the past four years. [More]
Preston, Fanning ready for Senior Games
By Colin Foster
Willis "Bud" Preston and Ron Fanning sat together in the same hospital while their wives were in labor March 13, 1963.
"Our friendship really started when my wife and his wife were in labor in the same room at Gibbons Hospital," Fanning recalled. [More]
Obituaries on June 7th, 2019
Richard L. Apple, 72, of Saint Marys, died 5:55 A.M. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Wilma Lee Cathcart, 89, of Saint Marys, died 1:10 A.M. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at her residence. [More]
Barbara Eshleman, 62, of St. Marys, died June 4, 2019, at her residence.
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Adrian L. Homan age 47 of Philothea died Thursday June 6th at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville. [More]
James Rengers, 66, Coldwater, died Thursday in Lima.
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