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Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
More charges pending in Mercer County
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - A Camden man pleaded guilty this week to rape and two counts of gross sexual imposition of a child during a hearing in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court.
Gregory L. Deaton Jr., 26, was indicted by an Auglaize County grand jury last fall for raping and sexually molesting a 13-year-old girl on Oct. 4 at a location in the St. Marys area. [More]
Coldwater and St. Henry advance to sectional finals
By Gary R. Rasberry
ELIDA - A pair of overwhelming wins highlighted the semifinals at the Division III sectional at the Elida Fieldhouse on Tuesday.
In the opener, St. Henry shrugged off a sluggish start and pulled away in the second half for a 56-34 win over Parkway.
In the nightcap, it was all Coldwater from the very start, holding Delphos Jefferson to just four field goals in the game en route to a 48-22 Cavaliers win. [More]
Obituaries on February 28th, 2007
Margaret G. Bushnell, 80, 6122 Burkettsville-St. Henry Road, Celina, died at 12:35 p.m. Feb. 26, 2007, at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Joann E. Groce, 77, 1123 Kingswood Court, Celina, died at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 27, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Ivo A. Hausfeld, 79, 7915 state Route 119, Maria Stein, died Feb. 28, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Robert (Bob) L. Hirschfeld, 81, 808 Everglade, St. Marys, died at 2:27 a.m. Feb. 27, 2007. [More]
Mary Leasor, 91, of Rockford, died Feb. 25, 2007, at Colonial Nursing Home, Rockford. [More]
John Frederick Maurer, 81, 313 S. Wayne St., Mendon, died at 10 :10 a.m. Feb. 27, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Chester J. Quellhorst, 89, formerly of New Bremen, died at 11:30 p.m. Feb. 24, 2007, at Liberty Retirement Community, Centerville. [More]
Local pictures on February 28th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on February 28th, 2007
Measuring spoon is the magic wand
Elections board getting ready for May primary
Council pushes for decision on proposed streetscape
Mendon zoning inspector no longer has time for job
Bulldogs nearly pull upset over Bobcats
Rangers roll, Flyers down Cardinals
Elida gets revenge with tourney win over Roughriders