ST. MARYS - As Ohio National Guard members of Alpha Company gear up for another deployment to Iraq, they'll take along "hugs from home," stitched together by residents at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
The current Mercer County jail was built in the late 1930s to house a maximum of 30 prisoners based on the standards for jails at the time. In the interim, those standards were tightened and the jail is now certified by the powers that be to handle a maximum of only 15 inmates at a time.
MARIA STEIN - The autumn night was crisp, and though the action on the field wasn't, the Marion Local Flyers played well enough Friday night to garner a 37-0 first-round playoff victory over the Miami East Vikings. [More]