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Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Local administrators weigh in on NRA proposal of armed staff
By Eric Adams
Local school leaders are still digesting the National Rifle Association's recommendation on Tuesday that selected school staff be trained as armed security officers. One administrator called it a "knee-jerk" reaction.
Howard Overman, superintendent of New Bremen schools, said it is an option the district has not seriously considered. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
While the San Diego Padres opened the 2013 Major League Baseball season at Citi Field in New York against the Mets, Cory Luebke was in San Diego continuing his rehabilitation to get back to pitching in the majors.  
After missing most of the 2012 season after having Tommy John surgery to repair his pitching elbow last May, the Padres' left-handed pitcher and Maria Stein native is going through the rehab process of getting his arm back to full strength. [More]
Obituaries on April 4th, 2013
James V. Rosengarten, 65, Celina, died April 2, 2013, at Lima Memorial Hospital [More]
Mildred Prenger, 85, Coldwater, died this morning at Celina Manor.
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Robert Eshleman, 53, St. Marys, died April 3, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health Sys [More]
Leo Helentjaris, 89, Celina, died 1:20 a.m. March 28, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. [More]
Glen S. "Grinny" Fox, 89, Celina, died April 2, 2013, at 10:15 a.m. at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert. [More]
Local pictures on April 4th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on April 4th, 2013
Costs pile up from a normal winter
Community Improvement Corporation offers awards
Residents may rent plots to grow vegetables
Man enters no contest plea to assault charges
Biggest pop star of the early '70s puts on fantastic show
Local artists display works at St. Charles Senior Living Center
McFarland was one of the MAC's top sprinters