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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Celina faculty mark revolution with display
By Eric Adams
CELINA - The last recorded execution by beheading was in Paris during September 1977. Recently, two Celina High School faculty members revived the antiquated form of capital punishment to amuse students.
A 1/10th-scale replica of a guillotine stands on display near the high school media center thanks to research by French teacher Marcia Smith and construction work of semi-retired teacher Jon Clouse. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - A local judge on Monday halted travel plans for convicted sex offender Douglas Wine who sought a job in Jamaica.
Auglaize County Common Pleas Court Judge Frederick Pepple set a personal bond with conditions that prevent the 52-year-old former optometrist from leaving Ohio. In court documents, Wine's attorney, Lorin Zaner, said his client has struggled to find work since his optometry license was revoked in April. [More]
Last Curtain Call
By Robb Hemmelgarn
It was the autumn of 1989 and at Fort Recovery High School there was a locker room loaded with volleyball players who were determined that this was going to be their year.
In 15 seasons of volleyball action in the Midwest Athletic Conference, the Indians had never pushed past the middle of the pack in the final standings. But to this group of Indians, history was nothing more than a stepping stone. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Local residents have a positive view of farmers, a Wright State University-Lake Campus survey shows.
Students in Greg Homan's agriculture society class developed and administered the survey to explore local perceptions of agriculture.
"The goal [More]
Obituaries on October 23rd, 2012
Karen Gillum, 50, Wapakoneta, died Oct. 22, 2012, at her home.
Miller Funeral [More]
Steven F. Grimes, 58, Celina, died at 3:47 p.m. Oct. 22, 2012, at his home.
H [More]
Nancy Hendricks, 71, Celina, died Oct. 22, 2012, at her home.
W.H. Dick & Son [More]
Marie A. Neff, 75, formerly of Greenville, died at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 22, 2012, at The Gardens, Celina. [More]
Margaret "Peg" Ellen Snider, 63, Mendon, died at 11:15 p.m. Oct. 15, 2012, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on October 23rd, 2012
Subscriber only stories on October 23rd, 2012
Wangler wants Supreme Court to hear his case
St. Henry loses funds to Granville Township
Unemployment still lowest
Officials plan to seek bids on former Piper property
Prosecutor pursues felony conviction for optometrist
Council approves forming Lions Club
BOE seeks to sell unused building
Arson fires still unsolved
Village could save money with DP&L energy contract
Unbeaten Titans grab top honors
WBL champs have three first-teamers
Roughriders place two on first team
Local teams playing for postseason seeding