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Wednesday, November 26th, 2008
A 16-year-old Mercer County native and an Ohio family have much to be thankful for during this special week
By Shelley Grieshop
It was one of those warm and fuzzy moments that couldn't have happened at a more appropriate time - Thanksgiving week.
Jazmine, a bubbly 16-year-old girl, officially became the adopted daughter of Loretta and Phil Germann of Ohio City.
"If this is granted ... Jazmine will be your child ... as if she was born to you," Mercer County Juvenile Court Judge Mary Pat Zitter told the Germanns during a court hearing Monday. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
A Coldwater man, Mark A. Miller, 62, of 3278 Slavik Road, faces charges following a Monday evening chase in Coldwater that dragged a Coldwater patrolman down a street and damaged a police cruiser.
According to a report from the police department, Patrolman Dave Powell attempted to stop a pickup truck after it failed to yield from a private drive off Woodview Drive, just north of West Main Street. [More]
Obituaries on November 26th, 2008
Tom "Old Man" Bloomquist, 67, died at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 24, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Former Circleville resident Vera England, 91, Celina, died at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 24, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Charles E. "Ets" Hiestand, 82, New Weston, died at 8:15 p.m. Nov.. 24, 2008, at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville. [More]
Former Ravenna resident Eloise H. Horner, 95, 220 N. Front St., St. Marys, died Nov. 24, 2008, at her residence. [More]
James Cecil Mallory, 79, 440 Touvelle St., Celina, died at 7:15 a.m. Nov. 24, 2008, at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Hospital. [More]
Lucille Suhr, 93, 10370 Neptune-Mendon road, Mendon, died at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 24, 2008, at the Gardens at Celina. [More]
Ludell Jane West, 86, died at 9:25 a.m. Nov. 25, 2008, at Otterbein Nursing Home, Cridersville. [More]
Local pictures on November 26th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on November 26th, 2008
County commissioners: Poison out after pigeon lovers cry fowl
Board grants more time to study issue
Residents question property lines near Cooper Drive
Cavaliers, Flyers get big honors
Owen Hall & Assoc. real estate division sold