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Thursday, October 12th, 2006
Brett Wyerick labeled a sexual predator; tried to assault teenage girl
By Margie Wuebker
An 18-year-old Celina man showed no emotion Wednesday afternoon as he was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison and labeled a sexual predator.
Sniffles could be heard in Mercer County Common Pleas Court - some from supporters of the 13-year-old victim and her family; others from relatives and friends of the perpetrator. [More]
By Janie Southard
"In November we moved from Crawford to the new house in Airport Gardens. We took Mommy and Daddy's cast iron bed, their wardrobe and the cedar chest, which contained daddy's clothes; his mining cap and the belt the sheriff had brought back to mommy ..."
So begins first-time author Loretta Creech's story of her father's murder in 1965 during the United Mine Workers' strike of Leatherwood #1 mine in Leatherwood, Ky. [More]
Obituaries on October 12th, 2006
Former Celina resident Dale S. Humbert, 88, 5707 Karch Road, Coldwater, died at 2:25 a.m. Oct. 11, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Vernon "Vern" L. Klosterman, 67, of Kettering, died Oct. 11, 2006, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Irene S. Nuesmeyer, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Former Celina resident Barbara Montgomery Robertson, 81, died Oct. 8, 2006, at Sunrise of Carmel, of Indiana. Death was due to Alzheimer's disease. [More]
Local pictures on October 12th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on October 12th, 2006
Lawn logo honors OSU Buckeyes
Community discussion groups identify problems with St. Marys school facilities
School gearing toward classes for college credit
Prevention program against bullying to begin in 2007
Tough final stretch ahead for Celina
Blue Jays, Flyers look to shore up playoff bid
Minster vs. St. Henry
Versailles vs. Coldwater
Anna vs. Parkway
Fort Recovery vs. New Bremen
Kenton vs. St. Marys