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Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
Truck stop continues full service
By Margie Wuebker
MERCER - The Motor Inn Auto- Truck Stop offers the conveniences of home for those on the road.
The privately-owned business, which includes fuel pumps, a convenience store and an 85-seat restaurant, is the only location in Ohio belonging to Roady's Truck Stops, a national association of nearly 300 independent truck stops in 43 states. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Denny Riethman, Tri Star horticulture instructor and an FFA adviser at Coldwater Exempted Village Schools, received the Outstanding Teacher Award for the state of Ohio from the Ohio Association of Agricultural Educators (OAAE).
Riethman was one of 10 teachers nominated for the award in District 5, which includes 36 schools in parts of Mercer and Auglaize counties and all of Shelby, Darke, Miami, Preble and Montgomery counties. He was nominated by a colleague. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. HENRY - Redskins' pitcher Alex Post struck out 12 to lead St. Henry's ACME team to a 5-1 triumph over New Bremen on Monday at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
Post scattered five hits and three walks over seven innings, with the lone Cardinals' run being unearned in the fifth inning. [More]
Obituaries on June 19th, 2012
James Stanley Brown, 76, of Mundy Township, died June 17, 2012, at Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich. [More]
Gary A. Wehnes, 68, St. Marys, died at 9:25 a.m. June 18, 2012, at his residence. [More]
H. Phil McKibans, 85, New Bremen, died at 1:28 a.m. June 18, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on June 19th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on June 19th, 2012
Board pares building project
Celina school hires interim superintendent
New pool talk continues, levy looks likely
Never too late to graduate
Parking offenders may face stiff fines
FSA county committee nominations under way