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Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Gordon Diggle accused of beating Steven Casad outside tavern
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - The murder trial of Steven Casad began Monday with an Auglaize County prosecutor telling jurors that Casad named his murderer before his death.
Casad, 64, of St. Marys, was beaten outside the Friendly Tavern on Sept. 8 and died four days later from head injuries. Charged with his murder is Gordon Diggle, 30, also of St. Marys. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - The Celina baseball team entered this week with a four-game losing streak and the Bulldogs needed a shot in the arm to try and get back on the winning track.
Going into the bottom of the seventh against county rival Coldwater, things looked a little bleak for Celina as the Bulldogs trailed 6-3 after giving up five runs in the fifth. [More]
Obituaries on April 19th, 2011
Helen E. Pohl, 89, rural St. Marys and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 4:38 a.m. April 17, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Paul Koenig, 87, New Bremen, died at 7:36 p.m. April 18, 2011, at Lima Memorial [More]
Phyllis M. Honeycutt, 54, Laurel, Ind., died at 10:17 a.m. April 14, 2011, at her residence. [More]
Virgil J. "Cork" Naseman, 82, Anna, died at 7:20 p.m. April 18, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
H. Wayne Menchhofer, 58, Cincinnati, died April 14, 2011, at his residence.
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The Rev. Kenneth E. Laffin, 80, of Lima, died at 8:05 a.m. April 18, 2011, at his residence. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on April 19th, 2011
Celina teaching positions eliminated
School won't have to provide teacher backpay
Council looks toward residential property maintenance standards
It's official: Boeke hired as school superintendent
Seminar offers training against identity theft
Mercer County ranked second lowest for unemployment
Parkway scores 13 in sixth for win vs. Wapak