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Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
Sentence for murder at least 15 years
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - Gordon W. Diggle of St. Marys cried Tuesday as a judge ordered him to serve 15 years to life in prison for the beating death of another man nearly eight months ago.
The sentence was handed down by Auglaize County Common Pleas Judge Frederick Pepple just minutes after jurors found 30-year-old Diggle guilty of two counts of murder and one count each of felonious assault and aggravated robbery. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
An 18-year-old St. Marys man faces multiple charges after leading authorities on a six-minute pursuit along state Route 66 in Auglaize County.
Aaron T. Suttles is charged with driving under suspension and fleeing and eluding. Additional charges are pending. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Students today use Smart Boards, Netbooks, laptop computers, mobile learning devices and iPads with apps instead of paper and pencils.   
They check grades on Progress Book, keep track of college offerings on Facebook, learn of new developments on Leader Alert, dissect frogs without picking up a scalpel and perform experiments on thermodynamic equilibrium without so much as chemicals or a trusty Bunsen burner. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - With the Western Buckeye League track meet just over two weeks away, Celina and St. Marys got tuned up as the Bulldogs hosted the Roughriders and Shawnee at Varsity Track in a league trimeet.
Celina's boys and girls had dominant days, winning both team points titles. The Bulldogs' boys scored 91 with St. Marys taking second with 51 and Shawnee third at 33. The Celina girls also pulled away with 92 1/2 points as Shawnee was second at 50 and St. Marys third with 32 1/2. [More]
Obituaries on April 27th, 2011
David Lee Greenbaum, 73, Bellefontaine, died at 8:30 a.m. April 26, 2011, at his residence. [More]
Vernon J. Winner, 90, Versailles, died at 5:25 p.m. April 23, 2011, at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Local pictures on April 27th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on April 27th, 2011
Victim's family speaks out
Congressmen call for debt control
Fatal stabbing investigated
Three vie for mayoral nomination
Crown seeks rezoning to gain off-street parking
Pair faces felony drug charges
Mayor defends work relationship with city
Board member attends national conference
Local woman faces more charges in Van Wert County
Furniture family launches new store
Rammel, Klenke power Cavs
Parkway coasts to win behind Brazle
Siefker pitches Celina to second WBL victory