WAPAKONETA - A St. Marys eye doctor will serve 15 months in prison for sexually assaulting an elderly female relative in his home in 2009.
Douglas Jay Wine, 52, showed no emotion Wednesday as Auglaize County Common Pleas Court Judge Frederick Pepple handed down the prison term - three months shy of the maximum sentence for the crime of gross sexual imposition. The judge had the option of sending Wine to the local jail but chose the state prison in Orient. [More]
GRAND LAKE - The local Lake Restoration Commission met privately Wednesday with six vendors looking to do pilot studies on Grand Lake next year to help solve its toxic blue-green algae problem.
The fixes focused on aeration devices and application of a new, unnamed substance. Another vendor also has a satellite imagery system for detecting areas with high phosphorous levels, LRC Facilitator Tom Knapke said after the meeting. [More]