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Friday, October 26th, 2007
Brews made of mushy maggots, witchy worms, bat brains, other ingredients raise money for programs
By Margie Wuebker
When staff and associates at Cheryl Ann Programs sponsor a chili cookoff, they mean business - serious business with a comical twist.
A welcoming witch (Diane Bonifas) complete with a smoke machine and bubbling cauldron welcomes visitors to try her special blend of mushy maggots, witchy worms, bat brains, eye of newt, slimy fish eyes, spooky spiders and fermented fingernails. Thankfully, they are only props and not actual ingredients. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A designer purse snatched from Etcetera, 105 S. Main St., on Tuesday afternoon led to a jail sentence for a local woman and sparked a continuing investigation.
Savaniah Montague, 21, 417 Ann St., Apt. 41, appeared in Celina Municipal Court the following day and was found guilty of two counts of theft, both first-degree misdemeanors. [More]
Obituaries on October 26th, 2007
Richard Garwick, 69, of Celina, died Oct. 25, 2007.
Arrangements are pending [More]
Janell Heitkamp, 45, 311 Defiance Road, St. Marys, died at 11:26 p.m. Oct. 24, 2007, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Helen M. Lange, 86, formerly of Bayview Road, Celina, died Oct. 25, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Robert "Scott" Schmitt, 42, 625 E. Spring St., St. Marys, died at 4:20 p.m. Oct [More]
Jacqueline Weber Whetstone, 76, of Wapakoneta, died Oct. 24, 2007, at Auglaize [More]
Local pictures on October 26th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on October 26th, 2007
Water, sewer rates going up
Mendon, Dublin Township to vote on levies; Celina on liquor permits
Alliance seeking grant to pay for cover crop planting
Larry's Mowing chosen as a cut above other bidders
Mile added to roadway maintenance
The paradin' of the green will continue
Lefeld, Niekamp and Raterman earn top honors in the district