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Wednesday, April 17th, 2013
Fort Recovery crowd expresses fear, loathing for state requirements
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - A contingent of community members opposed to the Common Core Standards - a set of federal educational standards for grades K-12 in language arts and mathematics adopted by most states, including Ohio - addressed their fears and concerns to board of education members Monday night. [More]
Cop shot man in the hand after he waved pellet gun
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - The police officer who shot a drunk and armed St. Marys man last month has been exonerated by a local review board.
St. Marys Police Officer Luke Turpin was cleared for firing a single shot that struck suspect Brad Scheer in the wrist/hand area on March 13. The 62-year-old man, who had waved a pellet rifle at officers in front of his Derrick Street home, was treated at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. He later was jailed for aggravated menacing. [More]
Obituaries on April 17th, 2013
Margaret Heistan, 82, Venice, Fla., and formerly of St. Marys, passed away peacefully April 7, 2013, at Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota, Fla. [More]
Edward L. "Ted" Rollins, 79, New Bremen, died at 11 p.m. April 15, 2013, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Genevieve L. Siebert, 90, Rockford, died at 5:40 a.m. April 15, 2013, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Dorothy L. Williams, 87, Celina, died at 9:58 p.m. April 15, 2013, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Local pictures on April 17th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on April 17th, 2013
Murder suspect brought to county hearing
Past release of lake water hailed
Some residents want old-style lettering on tower
Rockford council talks town cleanup
Celina parents, staff learn more about elementary school realignment
Fort basketball coach's contract renewed
Flavors of 1950s return to Fort
Kahlig heading to powerhouse Wittenberg
Lakers get one game in before rain