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Saturday, September 29th, 2012
Grand Lake area sees increase in babies born addicted
By Shelley Grieshop
They thrash about, cry out and suffer diarrhea, tremors, cramping and severe diaper rash.
Tiny newborns withdrawing from hard drugs like heroin and cocaine are often traumatized with these symptoms. It's a heartbreaking sight that's becoming more common in the Grand Lake area. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A Rockford woman who embezzled money from her former employer was sentenced to one year monitored time and ordered to begin paying $75,000 restitution during a Friday morning appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
Jennifer K. Brandt, 41, 311 S. Main St., pleaded no contest Sept. 20 as part of a negotiated agreement that included amending the initial charge of aggravated theft, a third-degree felony, to a first-degree misdemeanor theft. Judge Jeffrey Ingraham found her guilty. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - St. Henry got an up-close look at what other local football teams have experienced so far this season - Coldwater is not your ordinary football team.
The Cavaliers shut down a potent Redskins' offense and found a number of ways to score points as the top-ranked team in Division V improved to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the Midwest Athletic Conference with a 41-7 win over the Redskins in the Backyard Battle at Cavalier Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on September 29th, 2012
Catherine "Bunky" Burd, 83, St. Marys, died at 6:35 p.m. Sept. 27, 2012, at Golden Living Center-Valley, St. Marys. [More]
Celia G. Beougher, 87, Celina, died at 3:25 p.m. Sept. 27, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Rudolph L. "Rudy" Brehm, 87, Celina, died Sept. 28, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on September 29th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on September 29th, 2012
Addicted, pregnant woman tells her story
Beaver trapping allowed in parts of state park
Mercer County Sheriff's Office restructuring
Fort man facing theft, tresspass charges
Celina cruises past Cougars
Flyers grind out shutout victory over Blue Jays
Minster, Parkway advance to districts
Cardinals rally to beat Indians
Minster earns first victory over Anna
Versailles rolls to shutout over Parkway
Roughriders unable to fend off Bulldogs