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Thursday, January 24th, 2013
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - A Fort Recovery couple, who once harbored 140 dogs at their rural home, were found guilty of cruelty to a companion animal charges Wednesday morning in Celina Municipal Court.
Robert L. Briner, 66, and Judith E. Briner, 77, both of 972 state Route 49, said little during the proceeding but nodded from time to time as they held hands. [More]
Fort Recovery students conduct intruder drill
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - Teacher Diane McClung turns off the lights as a few students lug a table toward the door, flip it over and prop it up. Other students add chairs and desks to help fortify the barricade.
"Work together," McClung says. "Barricade this door more. Let's get this higher."
Her eighth-graders oblige. Nearly every piece of furniture in the classroom is heaped against the door. [More]
Obituaries on January 24th, 2013
Victoria "Vicky" Lynn Otis, 66, Celina, died at 2:13 a.m. Jan. 22, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic. [More]
Emmett H. Shoup Jr., 70, St. Marys, died Jan. 23, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Margaret Elizabeth (Now) Weitz, 103, Hillsboro, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 22, 2013. [More]
Local pictures on January 24th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on January 24th, 2013
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