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Thursday, February 1st, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
A local attorney is defending the highest ranking American soldier charged in the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib.
Major Kris Poppe, 44, a Wapakoneta resident, was tapped last summer to return to active duty with the U.S. Army Reserves to defend Lt. Col. Steven Lee Jordan, the former head of the interrogation center at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. [More]
Results based on answers of randomly selected residents
By Laura Walker
Mercer County has a problem with binge drinking, but not chronic drinking, according to Wright State University's Center for Urban and Public Affairs.
Binge drinking is considered many alcoholic drinks on one occasion, while chronic drinking is having many drinks on many occasions. [More]
Obituaries on February 1st, 2007
Cynthia L. Harner, 67, 1110 Motz St., St. Marys, died at 9:27 a.m. Jan. 31, 2007, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Edward G. Hasselman, 69, of Grandview Drive, Fort Loramie, died at 9:03 a.m. Ja [More]
St. Rose native Julia Mae Beck Maxwell Heyne, 86, of Albert Lea, Minn., died Feb. 28, 2007, at St. John's Lutheran Home, Albert Lea. [More]
Agnes Elizabeth Homan, 96, formerly of East College Street, Coldwater, died at 7:50 p.m. Jan. 30, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Betty J. Murphy, 50, of Greenville, died at 5:05 p.m. January 30, 2007, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Vernon L. Watercutter, 68, of Anna, died at 4 a.m. Jan. 31, 2007, at James Cancer Center, Columbus. He was ill nine months. [More]
Local pictures on February 1st, 2007
Subscriber only stories on February 1st, 2007
Skaters to flip for park fund
Restoration project creates domino effect
Funding concerns
Celina woman indicted for selling marijuana
Flyers and Cavaliers looking to start streak as postseason nears
Minster vs. St. Henry
Parkway vs. New Bremen
Celina vs. Bath
Versailles vs. New Knoxville
Shawnee vs. St. Marys
Fort Recovery vs. St. John's