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Monday, December 12th, 2011
Private effort gives Christmas presents
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The generosity of Christmas was on full display Sunday afternoon at the Mercer County Fairgrounds as a group of local families distributed several items to people in need.
Toys, clothes, hygiene products and enough food to make a holiday meal were provided to 43 families and 110 children. Santa Claus also appeared. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. HENRY - After a sluggish start to Saturday's game, St. Henry's girls basketball team did nearly everything they needed to do to rally and beat Lima Central Catholic.
However, LCC's Stacia Allen canned a pair of free throws with 16.8 seconds left in the game to put the visitors on top 51-50 and teammate Ty Taylor's free throws with three seconds on the clock helped the T-Birds escape Redskin Gymnasium with a 53-50 win. [More]
Obituaries on December 12th, 2011
Ryan Dean Berg, 7-month-old son of Jamie Berg and Stephanie Gillingham, New Bremen, died at 3:32 p.m. Dec. 9, 2011, at Children's Hospital, Cincinnati. [More]
Robert W. Huckeriede, 78, St. Marys, died at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
The Rev. John Spatt, 93, a Precious Blood priest, died Dec. 9, 2011, in the infirmary at St. Charles Center, Carthagena. [More]
Harry Mike Gibson, 68, Celina, died 8:55 a.m. Dec. 11, 2011, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. [More]
Virgil Stienecker, 89, St. Marys, died Dec. 11, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifes [More]
Local pictures on December 12th, 2011
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