Friday, December 14th, 2012
Coldwater, Columbus youths who allegedly stole vehicle arrested
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - Two teenagers from Coldwater and Columbus allegedly stole an SUV and led law enforcement on a high-speed chase Thursday afternoon that ended in a crash with another vehicle near Celina.
No one was seriously injured in the accident at [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County officials are looking into possible voter fraud after discovering one resident may have voted twice in the Nov. 6 election.
Board of elections director Carolyn Campbell this morning said staff members go from precinct to precinct after each election to count every ballot and verify every signature. During that process after the general election, they discovered one person may have voted in two different precincts. [More]
By Randy Bruns
COLDWATER - The Marion Local Flyers did some dirty work in the paint on Thursday night, and it paid off with a 53-35 Midwest Athletic Conference victory over the Coldwater Cavaliers.
The Flyers swamped the Cavaliers on the glass by a 35-20 margin, and the extra possessions proved pivotal when the visitors turned a tight game into a blowout with a huge third-quarter surge. [More]
Obituaries on December 14th, 2012
Jeanne E. Dunlap, 83, Union City, died at 10:45 p.m. Dec. 12, 2012, at Union City Care Center. [More]
Clarence E. Langenkamp Jr., 76, Fort Recovery, died Dec. 12, 2012, at his home. [More]
Ralph "Galen" Weatherholt, 71, Elkhart, Ind., died Dec. 12, 2012, at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on December 14th, 2012
Subscriber stories on December 14th, 2012
Students learn traditions from around the world
CELINA - Elementary students this week celebrated the holidays as if they were in Japan, Russia, Italy and many other countries.
Junior and senior
The city councils of St. Marys and Celina have agreed to pay more money to cover the salary and benefits of Lake Restoration Commission Manager Milt Miller.
GRAND LAKE - The paperwork is being finalized to give nonprofit status to a joint county organization that supports Grand Lake.
Alan Wolters of Moo
COLDWATER - School board members on Tuesday hired technology coordinator Robert Smith, who recently moved to the area from Lima.
He will assume th
The cost to incarcerate local unruly juveniles in Troy will increase slightly in 2013.
Mercer County Commissioners on Thursday approved a three-yea
Naturally speaking
Living (balled or potted) Christmas trees are enjoyed indoors during the holidays and then after are used as a landscape tree as a personal reminder of past holidays.
VERSAILLES - Paced by solid defense and a strong inside-outside scoring effort, Versailles remained undefeated on the season in beating New Knoxville 51-32 in girls' Midwest Athletic Conference action at Tiger Gymnasium in Versailles.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina used solid free throw shooting down the stretch to pick up its first win in Western Buckeye League play with a 50-46 win over Ottawa-Glandorf on Thursday night at The Supreme Court in Ottawa.
Thursday's Local Sports Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
New Bremen used a strong defensive second quarter to pull away and pick up its first Midwest Athletic Conference win of the season with a 45-32 win over Parkway on Thursday night in Rockford. The Panthers drop to 1-5 and 0-2 with the loss.