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Friday, July 13th, 2012
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey is seeking nearly $50,000 in video equipment that would allow inmates to attend court hearings from jail.
The technology - valued at $49,269 - would save travel time and related expenses for the deputies who must escort prisoners back and forth from jail to the courthouse several miles away, Grey said. He also noted it would give his officers more time to patrol the county and investigate crime. [More]
Auglaize County
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Commissioners have set Sept. 16 as the date to rededicate the 117-year-old Auglaize County Courthouse following an $8.6 million renovation project.
Commissioner Don Regula told department heads and elected officials during a meeting Thursday a ceremony is planned for 2:30 p.m; a VIP invitation list is being created. [More]
District 4 ACME Tournament at Minster
By Mark Ruschau
MINSTER - The Minster Wildcats used a huge offensive outburst in the first inning and a solid pitching performance from J.R. Nixon and Matthew Trushaw to eliminate the Fort Loramie Redskins from the District 4 ACME tournament with a 7-3 triumph on Thursday night in the Auglaize-Shelby bracket at Hanover Street Park. [More]
Obituaries on July 13th, 2012
Alvin D. Kaup, 83, Fort Recovery, died July 12, 2012, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Marcella M. Weitzel, 93, Celina, died July 13, 2012.
Services are pending wit [More]
Barbara A. Weber, 72, Celina, died at 8 p.m. March 27, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Tamara Raye "Tami" Gordon, 54, of Celina, died July 12, 2012, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on July 13th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on July 13th, 2012
State awards Celina funding for new school
Store opens in old Walmart
Man remains in jail for hoax
Demand for local, organic food growing
Tri-Star students to see increase in fee
Men injured in fall from back of moving pickup
Couple faces drug charges
Bulldogs avoid elimination
Swindell, Kinser are favorites at Eldora
Junior ACME Regional