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Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
By Janie Southard
The court case against a long-time St. Marys teacher charged with public indecency and voyeurism has been dismissed.
The case against Tom Elsass, 55, was dismissed Tuesday for lack of evidence at the request of the Allen County prosecutor. A trial had been set for Feb. 18 in Lima Municipal Court. [More]
Mercer County engineers overcome budget deficiencies to keep roadways safe
By Shelley Grieshop
Despite being snubbed by stimulus dollars and hit with revenue shortages and a tight budget, the Mercer County engineering department still managed to complete a hefty workload in 2009.
Engineer Jim Wiechart cited several key reasons his staff was able to complete the ambitious schedule. The first was weather. [More]
Obituaries on February 3rd, 2010
Former New Bremen resident Mary Ellen Ahlers, 77, died at 12:55 a.m. Feb. 1, 2010, at Worthington Christian Village. [More]
Marjorie Irene Dabbelt, 80, 1103 Lilac St., Celina, died at 6 p.m. Feb. 1, 2010, in the emergency room at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Berkley E. Mabry, 56, 932 Hendricks Ave., St. Marys, died at 7:48 a.m. Feb. 2, [More]
Former St. Marys resident Anna Roettger Miller, 87, died Feb. 2, 2010, in Pitts [More]
Former Celina resident Mary Ann Roberts, 69, of Seminole, Fla., died at 2:15 a.m. Feb. 2, 2010, at her son's home in Celina. [More]
Marjorie Zimmerman, 51, 825 Dorothy Lane, St. Marys, died at 5:45 a.m. Feb. 2, 2010, at her home following a four-year battle with cancer. [More]
Local pictures on February 3rd, 2010
Subscriber only stories on February 3rd, 2010
Electric rates may increase
Committee working on bringing back ag classes
Rockford business being investigated for lottery sales
Costly projects planned for 2010
Spare parts put to use
Photo studio, gallery opens downtown
Wildcats do enough to defeat rival Cardinals
Celina girls lose for the third straight time