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Thursday, December 13th, 2007
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - The amount of state funding offered this year to Fort Recovery Local Schools to pursue a possible renovation or construction project was not equitable, according to Superintendent David Riel.
While attending a meeting at the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) office in Columbus on Friday, Riel said he and Treasurer Lori Koch were told by OSFC Executive Director Michael Shoemaker that the offer to Fort Recovery was not fair and he would look into making changes. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham did not mince words when it came to chastising an area man for a continuing pattern of drinking and then operating a vehicle while under the influence (OVI).
Colin Uhlenhake, 33, formerly of 405 Bernard Ave., St. Henry, sat with head bowed as Ingraham imposed a 24-month prison sentence for a seventh OVI conviction. [More]
Obituaries on December 13th, 2007
Former Wapakoneta and Shelby County resident Adrian J. Gariety, 91, died at 10:15 p.m. Dec. 11, 2007, at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Former Anna resident Alma E. Heilers, 86, of North Hamilton Street, Minster, died at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 12, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Betty Alice McKeddie, 86, of Van Wert, died at 2:12 a.m. Dec. 5, 2007, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Robert A. "Bob" Peltier, 83, of West Main Street, Russia, died at 4:45 a.m. Dec. 12, 2007, at his home. [More]
Celina native Robert C. Poor, 83, of Elwood, Ind., died Nov. 30, 2007, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on December 13th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on December 13th, 2007
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Staffer accused of stealing from Coldwater Eagles
Consulting engineers to work with local firm
BOE members approve policy regulations regarding bullying