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Thursday, December 4th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
A teenager accused of planting a bomb at a gas station near a St. Marys city school on Tuesday is being held in jail on a $1 million bond.
Jesse B. McDermitt, 18, who was arrested at his home at Townview Terrace Apartments shortly after police discovered the homemade bomb, appeared in Auglaize County Juvenile Court on Wednesday morning. Judge Mark Spees ordered a court-appointed attorney to represent McDermitt after he declared himself indigent. [More]
Cost increase will be split among customers in Mercer, Auglaize and Darke counties
By William Kincaid
The estimated price for AMP-Ohio to build a new baseload coal power station that eventually will supply electricity to local municipalities has increased more than 10 percent.
An October feasibility study put construction cost at $3.25 billion for the Meigs County power plant, up from an initial estimate of $2.9 billion. [More]
Obituaries on December 4th, 2008
Donald J. March, 83, 312 Beech St., St. Marys, died at 6:34 p.m. Dec. 2, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Harold C. Martens, 84, 6199 U.S. 127, Celina, died at 8 p.m. Dec. 2, 2008, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Former West Milton resident Charles Wesley Myers, 86, of Celina, died at 7:45 p.m. Dec. 2, 2008, at Briarwood Manor, Coldwater. [More]
Edwin D. Nickol, 63, of Huber Heights, died at 9:16 p.m. Dec. 1, 2008, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
R. Richard Stephenson, 84, 944 Tama Road, Rockford, died at 12:45 p.m. Dec. 3, 2008, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on December 4th, 2008
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