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Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Last-minute plea deal reduces original 47 felony counts
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - The trial of Christopher Summers, a former accounting teacher and coach accused of 47 sex-related charges involving one of his students, came to an abrupt end Wednesday afternoon when lunchtime negotiations resulted in a plea deal.
Summers, 33, who is married and the father of two children, pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual battery, all third-degree felonies. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Fair organizers and country music fans alike are stoked about Friday night's concert featuring Joe Nichols and Angie Johnson, the first nationally-renowned performers to hit the grandstand stage in years.
The opening night c [More]
Obituaries on August 8th, 2013
Luella J. Franck, 92, St. Henry, passed away Aug. 6, 2013, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on August 8th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on August 8th, 2013
Many file in Mercer prior to deadline
Many newcomers in Auglaize election
The National's post-punk sound plays well in small venue
Artfest works on display in St. Marys