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Wednesday, October 14th, 2009
By Margie Wuebker
The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected an appeal filed on behalf of a 23-year-old Chickasaw man serving a 24-year prison sentence in the wake of a March 2008 traffic accident that claimed four lives.
Attorneys for Nicholas Schwieterman, who is currently incarcerated at the Toledo Correctional Institution, filed an appeal in July seeking to have the sentence overturned on the basis it represents cruel and unusual punishment. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Mercer County officials finalized a revolving loan plan that will help a Celina man re-open a grocery store on Logan Street in Celina.
Tom Giesige, who plans to open the store in coming weeks as Friendly Markets of Celina, on Tuesday was granted a $115,000 low-interest loan through the county's revolving loan program, which is administered locally through the community economic development office. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
VERSAILLES - It had all the makings of a great night, two top-ranked volleyball teams, teacher versus pupil, the last volleyball match in a venerable facility and - oh by the way - a conference title was on the line.
Tuesday night Amy Steininger's Marion Local Flyers spoiled the fun as they made their last trip to Tiger Gymnasium memorable by defeating the Versailles Tigers, under the direction of former Flyer assistant Karla Otte, in convincing fashion 25-22, 25-15, 25-18. [More]
Obituaries on October 14th, 2009
Richard J. Boeckman, 92, of 112 S. Garfield St., Minster, died Oct. 13, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Robert E. Snyder, 77, of St. Marys and Inverness, Fla., formerly of Celina and Union City, died Oct. 3, 2009, while on vacation in Bammental, Germany. [More]
Local pictures on October 14th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on October 14th, 2009
Impact of state cuts worrisome
No charges yet in alleged election records theft
Jail to get fitness equipment
Watershed official: Sample soil before fertilizing
Many projects underway in community
Trio sentenced for drug charges
New executive director heads up meeting
Fire destroys Maria Stein steer barn, animals get out safely
Campground to make room for more
Wildcats no match for Bulldogs
Celina girls soccer goes 8-0 in the WBL
Panthers sweep past the Cavaliers in three games