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Monday, March 17th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
A Chickasaw man will be in court this afternoon to face four counts of aggravated vehicular homicide after a crash early Saturday morning that killed four Maria Stein teenagers.
Nicholas Schwieterman, 22, remains incarcerated on a $1 million bond and is under close watch while dealing with the tragedy and his first experience in a jail cell, according to Sheriff Jeff Grey. Schwieterman will appear at 1:30 p.m. in Celina Municipal Court. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - Tragedy has visited the Marion High School Class of 2007 sending shock waves through the closely-knit community.
Jordan M. Diller, Jordan M. Moeller, Jordan Goettemoeller and Bradley Roeckner died early Saturday morning in a traffic accident near St. Sebastian. They were among 77 students who received diplomas last spring. [More]
New Knoxville captures first-ever state championship
By Ryan Hines
COLUMBUS - A dream season for the New Knoxville boys basketball team came to a peak on Saturday night at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus.
New Knoxville won its first-ever state championship with a dominating performance in a 74-52 victory over Worthington Christian in the Division IV state title game. [More]
Obituaries on March 17th, 2008
Dale Judson Cochrane, 71, 212 Haig St., Highland Park, Celina, died at 4:30 p.m. March 14, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Jordan M. Diller, 19, 1553 state Route 716, Maria Stein, died at 3 a.m. March 15, 2008, the result of an auto accident near St. Sebastian. [More]
Jordan "Tug" Goettemoeller, 19, 7766 Fort Recovery-Minster Road, Maria Stein, d [More]
Sharon C. Johns, 64, of 17414 County Road 66-A, St. Marys, died at 1 a.m. March 16, 2008, at home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Janet B. Knasel, 64, state Route 47, Sidney, died at 8:40 a.m. March 16, 2008, [More]
Walter Lee McElroy, 74, formerly of 2300 Clover Four Road, New Bremen, died at 5 a.m. March 15, 2008, at his daughter's residence. [More]
Jordan M. Moeller, 18, 8399 Brockman Road, Chickasaw, died at 3 a.m. March 15, 2008, in an auto accident near St. Sebastian. [More]
Bradley "Brad" Roeckner, 19, of 8425 Brockman Road, Chickasaw, died at 3 .m. March 15, 2008, in an auto accident near St. Sebastian. [More]
Werner J. "Dick" Staugler, 89, 2742 Wabash Road, Fort Recovery, died at 11:23 a.m. March 16, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Eugene Jacob "Gene" Winter, 85, of Warren, died at 9:10 p.m. March 13, 2008, at Fairview Hospital, Cleveland. [More]
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