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Tuesday, November 14th, 2006
By Margie Wuebker
Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham has turned down a request to reconsider sentencing in the case of an Indiana man who held authorities at bay with a box cutter.
Ricky D. Driskill, 29, of Modoc was sentenced Oct. 24 to seven years and four months in prison on charges of felonious assault of a police officer, theft of a motor vehicle and vehicular assault. He must serve at least five years before seeking judicial release. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Students in Parkway Local Schools agricultural program are learning to raise fish as part of a new aquaculture unit added to the curriculum this school year.
There currently are about 60 tilapia fish swimming around in a new 450-gallon tank. This spring, once the fish reach about 11/2 pounds, they will be harvested and filleted by Parkway FFA students for a giant student fish fry at the school. [More]
Obituaries on November 14th, 2006
Ruth A. Bergman, 75, 265 N. Main St., Minster, died at 2:10 a.m. Nov. 13, 2006, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Pauline "Sal" Keene, 89, of Rockford, died at 11 p.m. Nov. 10, 2006, at her home. [More]
Mercer County native Ruth A. McMahan, 74, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Nov. 12, 2006, at her residence. [More]
Myrle J. Poeppelman, 64, of Coble Road, Yorkshire, died the evening of Nov. 13, [More]
Mercer County native Clara B. Robinson, 88, of Kokomo, Ind., died at 4:10 p.m. Nov. 11, 2006, at St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on November 14th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on November 14th, 2006
Angus expert began at local fair
To buy or not to buy - that is the question
Auglaize MR/DD gets good report card
Families come together to share blessings
Organizers thank sponsors
Council OKs buying new refuse truck
Dredge will be used on pond sludge
Council considers new pay ordinance
Tigers trio earn district recognition
Lakers split a pair over weekend