Monday, July 14th, 2014
By Margie Wuebker
Mercer County Sheriff's deputies will soon be carrying Narcan kits in their cruisers to immediately treat victims of a drug overdose.
"Right now we are limited to having AEDs, performing CPR and applying Band-Aids," sheriff Jeff Grey said. "Narcan adds another tool to the arsenal."
Instances have occurred when a deputy arrives at the scene of an overdose before an ambulance crew, Grey said. [More]
Obituaries on July 14th, 2014
Donna B. Jones, 86, Celina, died at 10:05 p.m. July 12, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Larry Lee Emans, 66, formerly of Celina, died July 6, 2014, at Mercy Tiffin Reg [More]
Robert G. "Gene" Orick Sr., 63, Celina, died July 12, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Marvin R. Monnin, 73, Minster, died at 5:52 p.m. July 11, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, after a 10-month illness. [More]
Shaun Lawson, 32, Celina, died at 12:19 p.m. July 13, 2014, at his home.
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Norma Jean Schumm, 88, Syracuse, Ind., died at 1 a.m. July 12, 2014, at Millers Merry Manor, Syracuse. [More]
James J. Kronenberger Sr., 83, Minster, died at 3:05 p.m. July 12, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Martha Alberta Menchhofer, 90, Portland, Ind., died July 11, 2014, at Albany Healthcare and Rehabilitation. [More]
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Unseasonably cool weather keeping folks out of the water
Mother Nature this summer has slashed the splash at some area pools.
Attendance figures for May and June at Bryson Memorial Swimming Pool in Celina totaled 7,180, down 28 percent from 2013, which meteorologists considered a typical Ohio summer.
CELINA - A 32-year-old Celina man was discovered dead in a home in the 100 block of Cherry Street Sunday afternoon, according to the Celina Police Department.
State ACME Tournament
ARCHBOLD - Coldwater received two strong pitching performances over the weekend at the ACME baseball state tournament but managed just a split of games to keep their season going.
CELINA - The Grand Lake Mariners are rolling into the Great Lake Summer Collegiate League All-Star Break hotter than the weather in July.
All-Star
31st Annual Kings Royal
ROSSBURG - In the 2010 Kings Royal, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia's Kerry Madsen looked to have the main event all but wrapped up when a late