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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
A 51-year-old Celina native was found frozen in a ditch beneath his pickup truck on Sunday at a dumpsite not far from his home in Ohio City.
A cause of death of Richard R. "Jose" Berlanga is pending an autopsy. Officials believe he was dead for two days before his body - partly submerged in a frozen creek - was discovered beneath the 2004 Ford Ranger pickup truck by a passing motorist. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
DEFIANCE - The Celina wrestling team took a step closer to wrapping up a perfect Western Buckeye League dual meet season with a 47-18 win over Defiance on Tuesday.
The win puts the MatDogs at 8-0 in league duals this season. Celina has its last league dual next Thursday at Ottawa-Glandorf, which had just one league win coming into last night. [More]
By Janie Southard
It's a what-kind-of-doodle? Labradoodle - the offspring of a Labrador retriever and standard poodle.
They're all the rage in the dog world along with other designer dogs like schnoodles, puggles, pompapoos, Jackatese, chugs - puppies from the union of two different purebred dogs. [More]
Obituaries on January 23rd, 2008
Rose Veronica Baltes, 84, of Versailles, died at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 22, 2008, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Celina native Richard R. "Bummer or Jose" Berlanga, 51, 406 W. Skinner St., Ohi [More]
Macie K. Evans, 65, of Rockford, died Jan. 19, 2008, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Allen L. "Pete" Grillot, 78, Decatur Road, Van Wert, formerly of Cardo Road, Fo [More]
Dorothy Grillot, 84, formerly of Fort Loramie, died at 4 p.m. Jan. 16, 2008, at the Van Crest Nursing Home, Van Wert. [More]
Alvira M. "Vera" Koester, 87, died at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 22, 2008, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Carl M. Perin, 87, 111A Liberty Way, Fort Loramie, died at 7:05 p.m. Jan. 22, 2008, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Wesley W. Wierwille, 58, died at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 18, 2008, at his home in Encinitas, Calif. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Local pictures on January 23rd, 2008
Subscriber only stories on January 23rd, 2008
Relief is near from freeze
Despite low supplies, food banks still serving
Glitch in software causes billing error
Upgrade comes zapped with high price estimation
Motorcycle giveaway planned at 2008 Celina Lake Festival
New board members sworn into positions
Homan and Yoder dominate the paint in 12th straight win
Flyers suffer loss on the road at Lehman
Exercise can now be a snap