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Tuesday, December 30th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
An elderly Celina couple escaped their burning home early Saturday morning with the clothes on their backs and minor smoke inhalation.
Doris "Judy" Hawk, 406 Harbor Point Drive, reportedly awakened shortly after 2:30 a.m. to "rustling" noises and went to investigate. After unsuccessfully attempting to douse the flames with water and then calling 911, she helped her disabled husband Robert from the home. [More]
By Ryan Hines
A big advantage in the second quarter helped Celina reach the championship game of the 28th Annual HALLiday Shootout on Monday night in the Fieldhouse.
Celina outscored Bryan 21-5 in the decisive second-quarter and the host Bulldogs reached the championship game of the HALLiday Shootout for the 12th straight year following a 55-43 triumph over the Golden Bears. [More]
Obituaries on December 30th, 2008
Donald Wayne Fisher, 65, of Rockford, died at 6:04 a.m. Dec. 29, 2008, at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Former St. Henry resident Zita V. Henke-Fullenkamp, 85, died at 6:55 p.m. Dec. 29, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Stanley Allen Roediger, 72, of Celina died at 7:10 p.m. Dec. 25, 2008, at home. [More]
Brother Denis Rumschlag, 92, died at 4:30 a.m. Dec. 29, 2008, at Dayton Heart H [More]
Helen E. Suchland, 90, of 9 Haarbye St., New Bremen, died at 11:56 p.m. Dec. 28, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Dorothy "Max" Walden, 81, 140 Fountainbleau Drive, Rochester Hills, Mich., died at 8:55 p.m. Friday in Rochester Hills. [More]
Local pictures on December 30th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on December 30th, 2008
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