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Tuesday, August 19th, 2008
By Betty Lawrence
It was standing room only Monday morning in Celina Municipal Court when Kyle Schmitmeyer, 21, of 7915 Clover Four Road, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and five years probation on a charge of obstructing justice following a March 15 traffic accident in rural Mercer County that claimed the lives of four Maria Stein teenagers. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
The cause of a house fire that caused heavy damage to the structure and its contents at 8010 Celina-Mendon Road on Monday remains under investigation this morning.
Approximately 40 firefighters and units from the Celina, Mendon and Rockford fire departments responded to the fire called in to the Celina department at 7:07 p.m. by a passing motorist. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
It was a wild conclusion for Celina's opening Western Buckeye League girls tennis match of the season against rival Elida.
With the series tied up at two matches each, it came down to second doubles, where the NetDog team of Abbey Feltz and Katie Pyle looked ready to cruise in the second set with a 5-2 lead. [More]
Obituaries on August 19th, 2008
Former Rockford resident, Larry A. Baltzell, 57, of Celina, died at 12:01 p.m. Aug. 17, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to Erdheim-Chester Disease. [More]
Donald Willis Dicke, 84, of Ohio City, died at 11:40 a.m. Aug. 18, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
John P. Labig, 70, of Greenville, died at 7:30 a.m., Aug. 17, 2008, at Miami Va [More]
Charles K. "Bud" Whitsett, 76, of 814 N. Parkview Drive, Coldwater, died at 12:55 a.m. Aug. 19, at Mercer County Community Hospital. [More]
Evelyn Mae Zink, 80, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:20 p.m. Aug. 18, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on August 19th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on August 19th, 2008
Teacher without pact questions treasurer's contract
Board approves new roof for fieldhouse
Old tree to get new home
Local farmers can buy in for supplemental disaster assistance
Bulldogs fall 3-1 on the road to Findlay
Bonvillian, Montgomery make college choices