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Thursday, November 15th, 2012
By Margie Wuebker
Law enforcement officers and K-9 units found drugs at two area schools during unannounced sweeps Wednesday.
The drugs, believed to be marijuana, were found in cars parked at Coldwater and Celina high schools. Hits also were made at lockers at both schools, but no drugs were found inside. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Two accomplices in a February home invasion near Mendon attributed heroin addiction as a factor in the crime, which earned them four-year prison sentences.
Patricia A. Abrams, 32, of Batavia, and Michael E. Davis, 31, of Cincinnati, appeared before Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham on Wednesday afternoon. Each previously pleaded guilty to a second-degree felony charge of aiding and abetting a robbery. [More]
Celina - Nov. 24
• 8-11 a.m., pancake breakfast with Santa Claus, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, tickets sold by Celina Mercer Chamber of Commerce, CJ Highmarks
• 11 a.m., Reindog and Elf Parade by Celina Kiwanis Club, from Walnut and L [More]
Obituaries on November 15th, 2012
Richard P. Crouse, 88, St. Marys, died at 10:32 p.m. Nov. 13, 2012, at the Golden Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Jean M. Lowman, 88, St. Marys, died at 3:15 a.m. Nov. 14, 2012, at Otterbein Retirement Community, St. Marys. [More]
Oliver Oswalt, the son of Adam and Kimberly Hummel Oswalt of Springfield, was stillborn Nov. 12, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Rev. George Albers, CPPS, 97, died at 5:30 a.m. today in the St. Charles Center [More]
Local pictures on November 15th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on November 15th, 2012
Board seeks bids to fix school's exterior
Mercer Residential Services building new group home
Less restriction allows sheriff to use funds where needed
Veterans honored
Students to perform 'Footloose'
MAC rivals set for postseason rematch
Niemeyer agrees to play baseball at OSU
Heitkamp left his mark as a receiver
Grand Lake Football Primer