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Monday, January 12th, 2009
Presidential memorabilia ready for public viewing
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - If cast medals, dance cards and elaborate programs could talk, The Bicycle Museum of America would be filled with tales of presidential inaugurations.
A new permanent display of inauguration memorabilia has opened at the museum, just as Barack Obama is set to take the oath of office Jan. 20 as the 44th president of the U.S. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
The extra day of anticipation for the long-awaited St. Henry-Celina boys basketball game did not dampen the action of the game.
St. Henry got out to a big early lead, only to have Celina come back and tie things up in the second quarter. The Redskins got the lead back to double digits in the second half, but had to hold off a fierce comeback effort by the Bulldogs to remain unbeaten with a 67-62 win. [More]
Obituaries on January 12th, 2009
Floyd E. Brehm, 87, 1401 state Route 29 West, Wabash, died at 9:58 p.m. Jan. 10, 2009, at The Gardens of St. Henry. [More]
Clarence B. Broering, 85, of Versailles, died at 2:20 p.m. Jan. 9, 2009, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Former Fort Recovery resident Bonnie E. Garland, 44, 912 N. Elm St., Coldwater, [More]
Former Mercer County resident Jeff Germann, 41, of Bryan, died Jan. 10, 2009. [More]
Kathy M. Hymer, 60, 813 Westview Drive, Coldwater, died Jan. 10, 2009, at her home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Wabash native Leon L. "Skip" Meyer, 76, of Lima, died at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 10, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Arlene L. Niekamp, 63, of Versailles, died at 2:10 a.m. Jan. 11, 2009, at Cincinnati Jewish Hospital. [More]
Mark B. Niekamp, 83, 8909 state Route 29, Celina, died at 12:30 a.m. Jan. 11, 2009, at his home. [More]
Mercer County native Lela E. Partin, 96, of Van Wert, died at 8:10 p.m. Jan. 9, 2009, at Vancrest Healthcare Center, Van Wert. [More]
William Sexton, 91, of Celina, died Jan. 11, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home [More]
Former Celina resident Bradley Andrew Wilson, 19, of Troy, died Jan. 11, 2009, at Children's Medical Center, Dayton. He died of natural causes. [More]
Karen S. Yearsley, 63, of Greenville, died at 3:36 p.m. Jan. 10, 2009, at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on January 12th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on January 12th, 2009
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