ST. MARYS - A former eye doctor convicted of sexual assault could face new charges after allegedly violating court terms by vacationing out of state last month.
A motion for the arrest of Douglas Wine was filed late Monday in Auglaize County court after two witnesses told sheriff's deputies they saw and spoke to him in mid-May at Jamestown Resort and Marina - a vacation spot in the Lake Cumberland region of Kentucky. [More]
CELINA - The director of CALL Food Pantry in Celina says the organization is now serving those truly in need after severing ties with a government-run food bank.
The Rev. Tim Clutter said pantry clients have decreased by 40 percent since the organization began requiring proof of low income status - something it wasn't allowed to do while tied to the government-run bank. [More]
BURKETTSVILLE - A pair of rundown buildings in the village are targeted for demolition as part of a proposed enhancement project.
Mercer County Commissioners on Tuesday certified the project to the Ohio Department of Development as a "spot slum and blight activity." The action makes the estimated $20,000 project eligible for a Neighborhood Revitalization grant being pursued by the county on behalf of the village. [More]