Monday, January 26th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
A local agency that helps people of all ages with disabilities has received the highest accreditation possible from the state.
The Mercer County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (MR/DD) recently netted a five-year accreditation from the Ohio MR/DD department for overall excellence in operations. The local agency will not undergo an accreditation again for another five years. [More]
Obituaries on January 26th, 2009
Helen Katherine Buening, 77, 5460 state Route 219, Coldwater, died Jan. 24, 2009, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Robert E. Beerbower, 76, of Rockford, died at 11:55 p.m. Jan. 24, 2009, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
William J. Wycuff, 78, 1004 N. Sugar St., Celina, died at 3:11 p.m. Jan. 25, 20 [More]
Local pictures on January 26th, 2009
Subscriber stories on January 26th, 2009
A Celina man sustained minor injuries Saturday afternoon when fire spread through his home at the Westside Mobile Home Court.
Jim Wasson, a resident of 751 Deford St., Lot 151, was taken by ambulance to Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, where he was treated then released.
Parkway school district residents will vote on a 1.2-mill bond levy at a special election Feb. 3 that would bring in $17.9 million for a construction project at Vantage Career Center, Van Wert.
ROCKFORD - Just when it looked like St. Marys was beginning to put some space between itself and Parkway, the Panthers struck quickly.
Trailing 17-
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina wrestling team came up big on Satuday, winning the Indian Lake Invitational. The MatDogs bested nine other teams with 288 points, 60 more than runner-up Tecumseh. St. Marys finished a point ahead of the host Lakers in fourth place.