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Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
William Meyer talks of faith, bravery at St. Henry High School
By Eric Adams
ST. HENRY - William Meyer witnessed unspeakable atrocities at the age many modern American children receive their first cellular phones.
He was 11 when Gestapo officers arrested him outside the clockmaker shop of his neighbor, Corrie ten Boom, a Jewish sympathizer. [More]
Patrons switch to buying essential items
By Christine Henderson
While the bad economy has been good for sales at stores featuring used inventory, the greater change has been in what shoppers are buying.
"We have picked up more customers, but people are only buying what they need," said Anne Tesno, manager of Things From The Heart Thrift Store in Celina, which has been selling used clothes and household goods for 20 years. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW BREMEN - The New Bremen girls' basketball team got out to a strong start and did not let up as the Cardinals defeated Botkins 39-26 on Monday night at Cardinal Gymnasium.
The Trojans (4-2) scored the first basket of the game, but the Cardinals (2-4) quickly took control with a 10-0 run as Meagan Brandt and Kyla Otting each hit three-pointers to highlight the spurt. New Bremen's fullcourt pressure defense forced eight Botkins turnovers in the first quarter. [More]
Obituaries on December 11th, 2012
Nora Lee Smith, 82, Celina, died at 4:47 p.m. Dec. 9, 2012, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
R. Lamar Roebuck, 80, Lima, died at 7:57 a.m. Dec. 10, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Leroy Earl Lower, 62, St. Marys, died Dec. 2, 2102, at the VA Medical Center in [More]
Lowell E. Liette, 80, North Star, died Dec. 10, 2012, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville. [More]
Local pictures on December 11th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on December 11th, 2012
Sidewalk rule getting second look
Water rates may jump 34%
New treasurer begins
Facilities to receive solar power
Council starts passage of $41.5 million budget
Council moves toward pay raises
Celina man sentenced in Van Wert
Lady Lakers have started the season with 3-3 record