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Thursday, July 17th, 2008
By Janie Southard
ROCKFORD - A controversy, centered on Parkway school administrators also serving as coaches, will go to committee following a board of education meeting this week.
Elementary Principal Mark Esselstein told board members Tuesday he does not feel it is fair to deny him the softball coaching position this year - a position he had held for seven years. [More]
Officials call Spring one of worst child rapists ever in Auglaize County
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - Daniel Spring of St. Marys cupped his bearded chin in his hands minutes after a judge sentenced him to prison for 59 years for raping three girls hundreds of times during the past five years.
At age 50, the mandatory prison sentence without the possibility of parole was equivalent to a life sentence. Still, he showed little emotion. [More]
By Janie Southard
WAPAKONETA - Riverside Art Center gallery director Anna Talei Fisher points out various pieces of art for show and/or sale as she prepares the gallery for an upcoming silent auction fundraiser.
"We get such a variety of work, quite good and often [More]
Obituaries on July 17th, 2008
Louis B. Goodwin, 69, 509 Echo St., Celina, died at 8:30 a.m. July 16, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Former Rockford resident Aliceruth Kimmel, of Celina, died July 14, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Former St. Rose resident Cecelia A. Sesek, 98, of Celina, died at 6 p.m. July 16, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on July 17th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on July 17th, 2008
Voting during school spurs safety concerns
School's future financial outlook uncertain
Property sold in St. Henry business park
Public to learn about soil sampling, rain gardens, agriculture incentives
Retired superintendent attends BOE meeting for final time
Man sentenced for sexual battery charge
Coldwater looks for good showing on home field
Red rallies past Blue in the last two innings