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Thursday, March 8th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
A Mendon man who assaulted a corrections officer at the Mercer County Jail is headed to prison after a Wednesday morning appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Paul E. Kallenberger, 32, 10473 Charter St., glanced back at family members and shook his head slightly after Judge Jeffrey Ingraham imposed a 10-month sentence. Credit was given for 54 days already served since the defendant's Jan. 12 arrest and subsequent indictment on a fifth-degree felony charge of assault. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A Mendon man who pleaded no contest to sexually molesting a 9-year-old girl is headed to prison following a Wednesday morning appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Craig A. Junod, 53, 7749 Denny Road, was remanded to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections for a period of three years. Judge Jeffrey Ingraham granted credit for 31 days already served following the April indictment. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A Fort Recovery father, whose young daughter was injured by the family's puppy, received a suspended six-month jail sentence Wednesday in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Kirk C. Steinbrunner, 21, 406 S. Wayne St., pleaded no contest Feb. 2 to an amended charge of endangering children, a first-degree misdemeanor. As part of a negotiated plea, the state reduced the charge from a third-degree felony. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Robert C. Tittle, who defense attorney David Bruns described as a 58-year-old Vietnam veteran dealing with past criminal activity, cancer and drug problems, is going to prison after appearing in Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday.
Tittl [More]
Obituaries on March 8th, 2007
Eileen L. Ford, 56, 551 S. Fourth St., Coldwater, died at 12:36 a.m. March 7, 2007, at the Laurels at Shane Hill, Rockford, of natural causes. [More]
Former Montezuma resident Ferneva H. Gehron, 93, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died at 1 [More]
Former Celina resident Robert "Hutch" Hutchinson, 53, of Cincinnati, died March 6, 2007, due to natural causes. [More]
Nancy K. Wilt, 58, of rural Wapakoneta, died 8:59 a.m. March 7, 2007, at Lima Memorial Hospital, following a sudden illness. [More]
Local pictures on March 8th, 2007
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