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Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Former optometrist
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - An attorney for former optometrist Douglas Wine - found guilty of sexual assault last fall - says misconduct by the county prosecutor and poor decisions by the judge at trial resulted in an unfair conviction.
Toledo attorney Lorin Zane [More]
By Betty Lawrence
COLDWATER - Well-known Coldwater couple Ray and Mary Wenning were honored with the 2011 Coldwater Chamber of Commerce Citizens of the Year award at Wednesday's annual banquet.
The couple, formerly engaged in farming and long-time business operators, have remained active in the community and with their church. They have 16 children, 60 grandchildren and approximately two dozen great-grandchildren. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A 24-year-old Celina man is headed back to prison following a Wednesday morning appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Brandon J. Anderson, 800 Touvelle St., cried as Judge Jeffrey Ingraham imposed five years on a charge of felonious assault and one year for theft, with the terms to run concurrently. He also received credit for 132 days served during pendency of the case. [More]
Obituaries on February 16th, 2012
Former Celina resident Alfred Fuson, 70, Middlesboro, Ky., died Feb. 9, 2012, at Middlesboro A.R.H. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Verti Lee Chaffins, 79, Bourbonnais, Ill., died Feb. 14, 2012, in the emergency room at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee, Ill. [More]
John Melvin Leugers, 54, Coldwater, died Feb. 10, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
James Edward Ross, 72, Celina, died at 9:40 a.m. Feb. 14, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Lois Irene Adams, 91, Greenville, died at 2:33 a.m. Feb. 15, 2012, at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville. [More]
Virginia L. McDermitt, 82, St. Marys, died Feb. 15, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on February 16th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on February 16th, 2012
Police to use grant for new computer server
Officials consider hiring technology teacher
Council to discuss substation upgrade costs
Kasich appoints new director
Lininger brings old roadhouse back to life
Hastings was a star all four years at Fort Recovery
Celina aiming for upset at Elida
Fort Recovery hosts St. John's in a battle for first in the MAC
Six local divers qualify for state