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Monday, August 6th, 2012
By Margie Wuebker
MENDON - A 20-month-old Mendon boy drowned Friday night in a backyard swimming pool at his home.
Evan Quinn, the son of James and Karen (Depweg) Quinn, 312 S. Washington St., was rushed to Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys, where he was pronounced dead about 10:45 p.m. [More]
Deputy will not receive pay for 45 days
By Margie Wuebker
Mercer County Sheriff's Deputy Chad Fortkamp has been suspended without pay for 45 days after the department's K-9 unit Zak died Wednesday from excessive heat after being unattended in a patrol car.
Fortkamp struggled to maintain composure during this morning's press conference at the sheriff's office. [More]
Obituaries on August 6th, 2012
Joan Groff, 92, formerly of North Star, died on Aug. 2, 2012, at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville. [More]
Gerald "Jake" Homan, 73, Fort Recovery, died Aug. 4, 2012, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney. [More]
Phyllis E. Cox, 83, New Bremen, died at 6:55 a.m. Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Mark A. Borger, 56, Celina, died 2:30 p.m. Aug. 3, 2012, at Kindred Hospital in Lima. [More]
Cleopha "Cleo" R. Strete, 91, of Otterbein Cridersville and formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Evan A. Quinn, 20 months, Mendon, died Aug. 3, 2012, at his home.
He was born Nov. 23, 2010, in Coldwater to James and Karen Depweg Quinn, who survive. [More]
Wayne Heindel, 75, Rockford, died 5:50 p.m. Aug. 3, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert. [More]
Martha M. Rosenbeck, 88, formerly of Chickasaw and New Bremen, died 2:55 a.m. A [More]
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