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Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - The village's 101-foot tall monument completed in 1913 to memorialize U.S. soldiers killed during the Indian Wars is in need of repair, according to various officials.
"Both the local historical society and the Ohio Historical Society are aware there are some pretty serious cracks in our beautiful Fort Recovery Monument," Fort Recovery State Museum Director Nancy Knapke wrote in a museum newsletter. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
A Celina woman walked away with $81,900 in cash and prizes Tuesday night as a contestant on the TV game show Wheel of Fortune.
Bonnie (Overman) Rutschilling dominated the competition during the October taping. She solved six out of eight puzzles to take home a KIA Soul, a trip to the Smoky Mountains and $500 worth of See's gourmet candy. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
ROCKFORD - Council members on Tuesday agreed to amend a utility ordinance after eight renters left their homes last month without paying utility bills.
Current law places the responsibility of payment on the renter, not the landlord. Therefore, if the renter abandons the property or leaves without paying the bill, the village must cover the cost. [More]
Obituaries on November 16th, 2011
Joseph Edward Werling, 39, Fort Recovery, died Nov. 14, 2011, in Burkettsville. [More]
Riley James Knapke, stillborn son of Roger and Lynda (Fiely) Knapke, Coldwater, died Nov. 14, 2011, at Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Deborah K. Zahn, 57, St. Henry, died at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Patricia E. "Mama Bear" Deubler, 60, St. Marys, died at 3:59 a.m. Nov. 14, 2011, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. [More]
Robert A. Reichert, 76, Trotwood, died unexpectedly Nov. 13, 2011, at his residence. [More]
Mary Belle Norris, 97, Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys, died at 10:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 2011. [More]
Local pictures on November 16th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on November 16th, 2011
Zehringer gets new post
Crown buys vacant facility
Bonds will reduce interest, pay for improvements
Mercer SWCD holds banquet
No vote taken on state income tax takeover
Childcare business nets 10-year tax abatement
Tractor Supply opens in St. Marys
Floyd committed to Wright State
All-district honors for Versailles' Campbell and Olwin