Thursday, January 17th, 2013
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - A leaking oil drilling operation east of the city was ordered shut down by state officials as crews continue clean-up efforts.
The leak was first discovered Friday night after a strong odor was detected in the area near state Route 29 and Plattner Pike. No illnesses were reported, and local drinking water sources have been deemed safe. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Nick, who served 10 years as the Celina Police Department's first K-9 unit, died early Wednesday morning at the home of his handler, Patrolman Dan Harting.
The 13-year-old German Shepard had shown signs of fatigue in recent days and died in his sleep, according to Celina Police Chief Dave Slusser. [More]
Obituaries on January 17th, 2013
Rev. William J. Dineen, C.PP.S, 73, member of the Kansas City Province of the M [More]
James L. Hiestand, 71, Rossburg, passed away Jan. 15, 2013, at his residence.
He was born March 26, 1941, in Rossburg to Don B. and Mary E. Lorton Hiestand. [More]
Timotea Ramirez, 94, St. Henry, died Jan. 10, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Arthur V. Maschino, 82, Celina and formerly of North Vernon Ind., passed away Jan. 14, 2013, at Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville. [More]
Local pictures on January 17th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on January 17th, 2013
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Tigers, Indians battle for first place tonight
The 1964 Battle of Route 66 a classic game
Coldwater to host first-round matches