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Thursday, October 9th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
Nicholas Schwieterman appeared in Mercer County Common Pleas Court this morning and was found guilty of six charges stemming from a March 15 crash that claimed the lives of four area teenagers.
The 23-year-old Chickasaw man entered no contest plea [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Minster Local Schools board of education met briefly Wednesday night with just one item on the agenda - approval of a two-year contract with the Minster Teachers Association.
Teachers, who worked more than 95 days without a contract, will receive a 3 percent salary increase the first year retroactive to the June 30 expiration of the previous pact. There will be a 2.85 percent raise the second year. [More]
Officials seeking public's help
By Shelley Grieshop
Officials are hoping new technology and public input will help them identify a murdered woman whose nude and decomposed body was found in a cornfield 38 years ago near Arcanum.
The Darke County Sheriff's Office today released an image of the victim from a clay mold facial reconstruction performed on the skull of "Jane Doe," who likely was strangled or asphyxiated nearly four decades ago, a coroner's report states. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - Much like track and cross country, Minster High School is building a strong tradition in golf.
The boys golf team, after a one-year absence, makes it back to the Division III state tournament this week at The Players Club at Foxfire Golf Club in Lockbourne. [More]
Obituaries on October 9th, 2008
Anthony E. Ball, 56, 725 Hillcrest Drive, St. Marys, died Oct. 7, 2008, at his residence. An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death. [More]
Gregor J. Buening, 77, 5460 state Route 219, Coldwater, died at 5:19 a.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Paul E. Kremer, 83, 2570 St. Johns Road, Maria Stein, died at 12:33 p.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on October 9th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on October 9th, 2008
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Celina's Gardner and Dorsten are one win away from state berth
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