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Thursday, January 14th, 2010
Frozen Celina pond offers inline hockey players a unique experience
By Nancy Allen
About 20 boys strapped on skates over the weekend for a few games of ice hockey in Celina.
Where's the ice rink in Celina you ask? It's on a pond behind Matt Berry's home in the Wheatland Acres housing subdivision.
Berry is one of several volunteers who oversees the Celina-based Wings-N-Wheels inline roller hockey league, which holds weekly practices at the Mercer County Junior Fair Building in town. [More]
Judge orders Jesse McDermitt to serve maximum sentence
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - A 19-year-old St. Marys man gave a brief apology Wednesday morning before a judge ordered him to serve four years in prison for placing a homemade bomb at a gas station 13 months ago.
Jesse McDermitt - described by the prosecution as "a danger to the community" - was given the maximum prison sentence allowed by law during the hearing in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court. He'll be eligible for parole after serving six months. [More]
Obituaries on January 14th, 2010
St. Peter native Mary Lou Hughes, 71, of Dayton, died Jan. 8, 2010, at her daughter's home in Virginia Beach, Va. [More]
George Kerns, 55, 523 Maple St., Celina, and formerly of Maine, California and Indiana, died at 10:25 a.m. Jan. 13, 2010, at his home. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Martha Helen Yenser, 66, 905 N. Walnut St., Celina, died at 4:25 p.m. Dec. 23, 2009. [More]
Local pictures on January 14th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on January 14th, 2010
Area men OK in Haiti
Citizens disagree on school projects
District to cut costs with purchase of terminal server
Improvement levy to appear on May ballot
Mercer County rivals fighting for MAC lead
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