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Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County employees on Tuesday had their first look at the renovated courthouse.
Clerks and assistants hurried to their offices and inspected filing cabinets and desks. Judges rushed straight to their courtrooms.
"I'm trying to take it all in right now," common pleas court judge Frederick Pepple said. "It's an awful lot to absorb."
The 18-month, $8.6 million project is scheduled to wrap up in the coming weeks, with the courthouse officially opening in September. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
COLDWATER - The Celina Bulldogs' ACME team played well in all facets of the game and defeated Coldwater 4-1 on Tuesday to earn the top seed for the upcoming Mercer County sectional tournament, which begins on Sunday.
Celina's Cody Vogel was strong on the mound and the Bulldogs got great defense while scoring early runs to improve 14-6 this summer. [More]
Obituaries on June 27th, 2012
Marietta A. Lochtefeld, 91, St. Henry, died June 26, 2012, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Walter C. Vogel, 75, 14455 County Road 66A, St. Marys, died at 4:14 p.m. June 25, 2012, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Connie K. Reed, 77, formerly of Celina, died June 23, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Home in Decatur, Ind. [More]
Ray Harper Schwartz, 92, of Warren County died June 21, 2012, at Mount Pleasant Retirement Village, Monroe. [More]
Paul C. Mescher, 85, Celina, died June 27, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on June 27th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on June 27th, 2012
Auglaize County Courthouse restoration nears completion
Rubber tiles to replace flooring in hallways
BOE approves designated time off
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Dolphins earn swimming win over Cudas