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Wednesday, May 5th, 2010
Primary election
By William Kincaid
MONTEZUMA - Results of a Franklin Township referendum vote on Tuesday were sealed and unreported due to a last minute court appeal.
Some residents last year petitioned to get a referendum on the ballot that allowed them to vote on whether zoning changes approved by Franklin Township Trustees on Nov. 18 should stand. The changes allowed Rick Uppenkamp, of Mercer Development LP, to put duplexes and recreational vehicles on his land between Behm Road and Big Chickasaw Creek. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MONTEZUMA - A 95-year-old Montezuma man faces a charge of inducing panic after he allegedly threatened to get a gun and return to the Franklin school polling location Tuesday afternoon.
James H. Dalton, 5289 Windy Point Road, is scheduled to appear in Celina Municipal Court at 9 a.m. Friday. The first-degree misdemeanor carries a possible sentence of up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine upon conviction. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - For six innings, Darin Waterman had Elida right where he wanted them.
Then in the seventh, the players whom the Celina senior had struck out with ease earlier got their revenge.
Elida scored two runs in the top of the seventh as Elida pitcher Ronny Milam stymied the Celina bats. Elida won the battle of Bulldogs 2-0 at Montgomery Field on Tuesday afternoon. [More]
Obituaries on May 5th, 2010
Alvina Frances Severt Buehler, 93, Hawthorne Village Nursing Home, Ocala, Fla., died at 11:30 a.m. May 3, 2010, at the nursing home. [More]
Paul Garman, 90, St. Marys, died at 8:03 p.m. May 4, 2010, at St. Marys Living [More]
Dorothy M. Hertenstein, 81, 320 E. Front St., New Bremen, died at 10:56 a.m. May 4, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Raymond J. Karbowiak, 83, 606 Camden Drive, St. Marys, died May 3, 2010, in the emergency room at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Former Fort Recovery native Elsie W. Shoup, 97, 26221 Fifth Ave. North East B, Arlington, Wash., died May 2, 2010, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on May 5th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on May 5th, 2010
All local levies approved
Historic mural to get expert care
Officials seek buyer, mover of former sheriff's office
Elections board encounters problems counting votes
Republican incumbents win at primary
Administrator: states old water meters needs replaced
Residents state opinions on future projects
Weeds/grass ordinance discussed
Store sells audio systems, detailing
Cavaliers plate six in first to win over Redskins
Trushaw, Wildcats shut down Rangers