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Thursday, March 20th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
A Celina couple appeared in Mercer County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday afternoon and entered no contest pleas to charges stemming from a May 2005 arson fire that heavily damaged their flooring business.
David W. and Druscilla R. Sloan, owners of the former Richardson's Floors and More, were subsequently convicted with sentencing set for April 23. The negotiated agreement, which culminated during the couple's final pretrial hearing, negates a May 6 jury trial. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Investigators are hoping data recorders taken from two demolished cars will yield valuable information regarding a crash that claimed the lives of four young men early Saturday morning.
Such information could include engine speed/revolutions per minute as well as any indication of evasive maneuvers like braking, according to Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey. [More]
Obituaries on March 20th, 2008
Lois B. Browning, 84, a former resident of Otterbein-St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 8:05 a.m. March 18, 2008, at St. Marys Memorial Home in Cincinnati. [More]
Local pictures on March 20th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on March 20th, 2008
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Search goes on to find replacement for retired Minster police chief
Celina man sentenced to prison for domestic violence
Stream monitoring course set in Fort Recovery
Reliable Rental gets OK to buy land to construct new facility