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Thursday, July 23rd, 2009
Thomas convicted in beating death of his infant stepson
By Margie Wuebker
Jason Thomas of Celina showed no emotion Wednesday afternoon as Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham sentenced him to 15 years to life for the murder of his 10-month-old stepson.
The 26-year-old defendant declined the opportuni [More]
By Nancy Allen
California agriculture officials waited too long to address a ballot measure that was ultimately successful in outlawing the ways certain animals are confined, said an animal behavior professor from The Ohio State University.
Candace Croney spoke [More]
By William Kincaid
A short animated film created by Celina teenager Rachael Yoder was selected by entertainment group qubo for national broadcast on TV and the Internet.
Yoder's film, created on a Web application at, was chosen as one of 14 selections submitted by thousands of aspiring young animators throughout the country, according to Karen Baratz, publicist for qubo. [More]
Obituaries on July 23rd, 2009
The Rev. Milton Ballor, 80, of St. Charles Center, Carthagena, died at 1:47 p.m [More]
Dennis Wayne Cramer, 65, of Beech Tree Hill Apartments, St. Marys, died at 4:18 [More]
Lucille C. Loughridge, 82, of 1909 Knapke Court, Celina, died at 2:25 a.m. July 22, 2009, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Graveside services for Janet Orick, 65, 155 Dickman Drive, St. Marys, who died [More]
Hugh H. Setterfield, 83, 6707 Brookside Drive, Celina, died July 21, 2009, at the Gardens at Celina. [More]
Local pictures on July 23rd, 2009
Subscriber only stories on July 23rd, 2009
Judge denies second trial
St. Marys wooden lock getting park-like setting
Animal care issue will appear on Nov. 3 ballot
Mercer SWCD office checks out pollution complaints
Funds needed for pilot study
Council awards bids and hears project updates
County contemplates ODOT deal for school safety project
School lunch fees take a hike
Tabfest brings funds to local charities