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Thursday, November 13th, 2008
Schwieterman given less than maximum sentence
By Shelley Grieshop
Nick Schwieterman of Chickasaw will spend the next 24 years behind bars for causing a traffic accident that killed four Maria Stein area teenagers.
He had faced a maximum of 41 years in prison. There is no chance for parole.
Inside a crowded Mercer County courtroom on Wednesday, the 23-year-old man sobbed openly upon learning his fate for driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, running a stop sign and crashing into another vehicle in the early morning hours of March 15. [More]
Thieves ask for several transactions of smaller bills and leave with more money in the end
By William Kincaid
Celina Detective Ronald Waltmire is confident the police department soon will make an arrest related to an alleged quick-change scheme that left the Wal-Mart Supercenter short of an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police are looking for two black males they suspect perpetrated the scheme on Friday evening. [More]
Obituaries on November 13th, 2008
Forrest "Rick" Cline, 61, of Greenville, died of natural causes on Nov. 12, 2008, at Heartland of Greenville. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Rosalie M. Decker, 92, died at 3:50 a.m. Nov. 12, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Onolee B. "Onnie" Piehl, 89, 106 W. Spring St., New Knoxville, died at 8:25 p.m. Nov. 11, 2008, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Erma Wendel, 86, 58 W. Main St., Burkettsville, died at 8:23 p.m. Nov. 12, 2008 [More]
Local pictures on November 13th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on November 13th, 2008
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