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Wednesday, July 18th, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - Rebecca's bright blue eyes, curly, blonde locks and innocent smile give no indication of the poison that still exists inside her body.
Lead - a highly toxic substance that can produce a wide range of adverse health e ffects - was found in abnormally high levels in the 21/2-year-old's blood prior to her first birthday. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - A 30-year-old St. Marys man was sentenced Tuesday to a mandatory six years in prison for raping a 7-year-old girl in January.
Jeremy N. Rockwood, formerly of Columbia Street, also was labeled a "Tier 3" offender - Ohio's newest term for sexual offenders deemed the highest risk - similar to sexual predator status. Upon release from prison, Rockwood will have to register his address with the county sheriff every 90 days for the rest of his life. [More]
Obituaries on July 18th, 2007
Former Fort Recovery resident Jerome E. "Jerry" Kaiser, 64, of DeBary, Fla., died July 10, 2007, in Sanford, Fla. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Jay A. Luthman, 14, 4399 Range Line Road, Russia, died at 5:30 p.m. July 16, 20 [More]
Chesney Jane Spicer, infant daughter of Rudy Gidden, of Elida, and Holly E. Spi [More]
Local pictures on July 18th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on July 18th, 2007
Rockford administrator resigns after change in job
$238,581 street resurfacing on track
Clerk-treasurer can work from home
Board raises cafeteria food prices this year
Wabash Conservancy OKs 2008 budget
Principals receive 3 percent bonuses
Man gets community control sanctions for assaulting Celina police officer
Celina Lake Festival queen pageant
Parkplace Central comes to Celina