Today
60°
Rain Showers
99%
Tonight
34°
Rain Showers Likely
72%
Tomorrow
37°
Mostly Cloudy
15%
Tomorrow Night
26°
Partly Cloudy
6%
Monday
45°
Mostly Sunny
Monday Night
35°
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
48°
Partly Sunny
Tuesday Night
27°
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
37°
Partly Sunny
Wednesday Night
25°
Partly Cloudy
Thanksgiving Day
38°
Partly Sunny
Thursday Night
28°
Partly Cloudy
3 Day
Extended
Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Sheriff's office seeking info on old tombstones

By Margie Wuebker
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the discovery of three old tombstones in a Bayview Drive yard.
A deputy responded to 107 Bayview Drive on March 30 after Melinda Leiss and her husband made the unusual discovery at the house they recently purchased.
No one is sure where the white tombstones dating back to the 1870s came from or how long they had been in the yard.
Inscriptions revealed they were erected for Mary, the daughter of J. & M. Hoverman who died April 27, 1872, at the age of 4 years and 5 months; James A., the son of W. and A.C. States who died Sept. 28, 1871, at the age of 2 months and 26 days; and Caroline, the daughter of J. and C. Klingel, who died Oct. 10, 1878, at the age of 7 years and 4 days.
Anyone having information regarding the origin of the tombstones is asked to contact the sheriff's office at 419-586-7724.
The Celina Police Department solved a similar case last year when several tombstones were located in a ditch along a local road. Information obtained from callers resulted in the items being linked to distant relatives in the Ohio City area.
Additional online stories on this date
ST. HENRY - Like swapping baseball cards, 17 young boys traded in their hair Monday night in support of a friend who's losing his locks to cancer. [More]
After 11 successful seasons of directing the St. Marys football program, Doug Frye has decided to walk away as head coach of the Roughriders.
It wa [More]
Subscriber only stories on this date
Archaeologist talks of ancient Paleoindians
Ohio's Keno sales fall below expectations
Surprise visitors bring big smiles to residents
Legislative event canceled; group may hire consultant
Changes made for St. Marys Spring Cleanup
Teen arrested on drug charges
Roughriders go 2-0 at Greenville Invite