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Friday, May 25th, 2007
Resident objects; says warehouse won't create many jobs
By Timothy Cox
Celina Planning Commission members authorized a site plan Thursday that will pave the way for a private warehouse in the city's Grand Lake Industrial Park.
Approval of the plan came despite objections from resident Paul Arnold, the city's former mayor. Arnold, who worked to create the industrial park, criticized city officials for allowing the move, which will bring minimal jobs to what was supposed to be the city's future job base. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A former Montezuma man was sentenced this week in Mercer and Auglaize county courts to a total of 21 years in prison for raping and sexually abusing a young girl.
Gregory L. Deaton Jr., 26, of Camden, appeared in Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday and Auglaize County Common Pleas Court on Thursday to face sentencings for the sex crimes he committed in both counties between 2003 and last October, with the same victim. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
HUBER HEIGHTS - For the sake of Craig Griesdorn's health, New Bremen might be requesting a change of venue for future regional tournament games.
The New Bremen softball coach noted that Wayne High School's softball diamond has a strange effect on his team. It seems like every game has to have a dramatic twist. [More]
By Ryan Hines
BUCYRUS - A quick start on offense has been a big boost for the St. Marys softball team all postseason and on Thursday in the Division II regional semifinal against Sandusky Perkins, it was no different.
Bailey Smith blasted a two-run home run in the first inning and added an RBI sacrifice fly in the third inning to lead St. Marys to a 3-1 win over Perkins. [More]
Obituaries on May 25th, 2007
Patricia Lou Dull, 81, of Hilliard, died May 18, 2007, at Traditions at Mill Run, Hilliard. [More]
Mona Marsh, 49, of Fort Recovery, died May 13, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Local pictures on May 25th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on May 25th, 2007
Auditor: City should hire investment firm
Marion Local to teach Chinese language and culture to students
Commissioners neutral on opinion of beer sales
Note-able service
Plans revealed for hospital expansion
MR/DD renews transportation contract
Annexation given approval
Language software to be used by students
MR/DD director pays visit to area
New pastor arrives at St. John
Minster lets two-run lead slip away in fifth