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Thursday, October 11th, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
The discovery of a property line error led to the dismissal of felony charges against a Celina man accused of illegally removing trees and brush near farmland he owns in rural St. Marys.
Indictment charges of breaking and entering and theft, which [More]
Female victim was 13 years old when attacks occurred
By Margie Wuebker
A Celina man convicted of five counts of sexual battery is headed to prison following an appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Richard Mittie, 52, 4264 Mud Pike, showed no emotion as Judge Jeffrey Ingraham imposed a sentence of four years incarceration on each of the five counts with the time to run consecutively. He received credit for 74 days already served during disposition of the case. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Groundbreaking for a new Lowe's home improvement store in Wapakoneta likely will begin early next year, local officials say.
Wapakoneta city officials are excited about the prospect of the chain store to be built on the site of the former Big Bear store, which closed its doors in 2004. Lowe's should draw more traffic to the community and help boost retail dollars, said Greg Myers, executive director of the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council. [More]
Obituaries on October 11th, 2007
Eleanor Napier, 72, 319 Cherry St., St. Marys, died at 4:56 p.m. Oct. 9, 2007, at the Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Michael Smith, 37, of Key Largo, Fla., died Oct. 5, 2007, in a diving accident [More]
Local pictures on October 11th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on October 11th, 2007
Marion officials explain revenue need
Competitors seek Butler Twp. and Coldwater posts
40 residents turn out for water study results
Levy committee wants to get info out on school construction project
Enrollment dropping
School officials to decide to accept, reject OSFC money for construction
Celina man pleads not guilty to assaulting two police officers
New operation levy may be needed in 2010, treasurer says
Block party planned in Celina to help revitalize downtown
Tough test on Friday for the Roughriders
Klenke has good showing at the USBCs
Bulldogs score twice in second half for win
Celina vs. Bath
Coldwater vs. Versailles
Parkway vs. Anna
St. Henry vs. Minster
Marion vs. St. John's
New Bremen vs. Fort Recovery
Time to get ready for winter driving