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Thursday, January 18th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a Wednesday morning accident that claimed the life of a local social worker and seriously injured a veterans services driver.
Melissa "Missie" Kogge, 35, 260 S. Garfield St., Minster, was pronounced dead at the scene by Mercer County Coroner Dr. Timothy Heinricks. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - Two Celina men were sentenced in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court recently following a drug bust earlier this year in the Grand Lake area.
• Robert L. Lowe III, 33, 1400 W. Market St., lot 47, was sentenced to a total of 36 months in prison after pleading guilty in December to drug trafficking, the sale of a dangerous drug and failure to appear, all fourth-degree felonies. [More]
By William Kincaid
ST. HENRY - St. Henry Middle School has been recognized as an Ohio School To Watch (OSTW) - a designation bestowed on only three other schools in the state.
During a recent school board meeting, middle school Principal Julie Laipply applauded the efforts of her teachers, who helped the junior high achieve the state recognition. [More]
Obituaries on January 18th, 2007
Gerald L. "Bill" Addington, 87, of Union City, Ind., died at 4:45 p.m. Jan. 16, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Marilyn Ann Meyer Caprara, 74, of Dale City, Va., and Rangeline Road, Houston, [More]
Evelyn Ginter Goodwin, 64, of St. Marys, died at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 16, 2007, at a daughter's residence in Mendon. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Kevin W. Gossard, 37, of Mount Cory, died at 4:43 p.m. Jan. 15, 2007, as result of a van-train accident in rural Hancock County. [More]
Melissa "Missy" Henkaline Kogge, 35, of Minster, died Jan. 17, 2007, at the sce [More]
Local pictures on January 18th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on January 18th, 2007
Dangerous virus not at record level
New attorney to represent man charged with rape of disabled woman
Sanitary sewer project granted approval
Parks board to be replaced with less authoritative advisory panel
Area manufacturing businesses invited to attend presentation at St. Henry school
Community and staff develop 5-year plan, mission statement
Bulldogs play host to improving Wildcats
Fort Recovery vs. St. Henry
New Bremen vs. St. John's
Parkway vs. Marion Local
Versailles vs. Minster
Coldwater vs. New Knoxville
St. Marys vs. Ottawa-Glandorf