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Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
By Betty Lawrence
Stay calm and don't panic.
That's the first tip from area experts on what to do if your vehicle becomes submerged in water.
"If you know you're going in, unbuckle your belt, get a window down and get out, and if you can't get out the window, just don't panic," Celina Fire Chief Doug Wolters said. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Four family members face charges relating to the rustling of hogs from an area farm.
Ricky L. Crouch, 50, of Bryant, Ind., and his 28-year-old son, Chad M. Crouch, 537 Touvelle St., Celina, were booked into the Mercer County Detention Facility this morning for breaking and entering, fifth-degree felonies. [More]
Obituaries on February 7th, 2012
Allen A. Langenkamp, 74, St. Henry, died at 2:55 a.m. Feb. 6, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
David S. Schmitt, 62, Fort Recovery, died Feb. 5, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Fred Cook, 79, St. Marys, died Feb. 6, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Norval P. Weitz, 86, Celina, died at 7:40 a.m. Feb. 5, 2012, at his residence. [More]
John N. Fritz, 87, Coldwater, died Feb. 6, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Donna Rose Jacobs, 68, St. Marys, died at 2:25 a.m. Feb. 4, 2012, at Kindred Hospital, Lima. [More]
Larry Fledderjohann, 68, rural New Knoxville, died Feb. 6, 2012 at St. Rita's M [More]
Betty Lee Roe, 82, Decatur, Ind., died at 5:50 a.m. Feb. 6, 2012, in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana. [More]
Local pictures on February 7th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on February 7th, 2012
Celina drops water request
Mendon man faces theft charges in Van Wert County
Former sheriff petitions for dismissal of sex assault case
Group decides to meet annually
Mercer County farmers may apply for funds
Luebke ready to rejoin Padres
Parkway trio to be honored on Saturday
Still each other's love after 70 years