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Saturday, August 17th, 2013
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - Enrollment at St. Marys City Schools has remained level despite concern recent cuts would lead parents to move their children to other districts.
Preliminary open enrollment numbers for the upcoming school year show 102 students in the St. Marys district enrolling at other schools. Last year, 103 students went elsewhere. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A 38-year-old Fort Recovery man found possessing items stolen from an unmarked sheriff's cruiser is headed to prison.
Paul H. Hiser, 202 Gwendolyn St., was sentenced Wednesday in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to 17 months in prison on a fourth-degree felony count of receiving stolen property, and 11 months in prison on a fifth-degree felony count for receiving stolen property. The sentences will be served concurrently. He received credit for 78 days served during pendency of the case. [More]
Obituaries on August 17th, 2013
Dolores L. Homan, 90, formerly of McCartyville, died at 10 p.m. Aug. 15, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
James H. Maze, 80, St. Marys, died at 2:15 p.m. Aug. 15, 2013, in the emergency department of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Janet E. Smith, 57, Spencerville, died at 6:19 p.m. Aug. 15, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Janice May (Mitchell) Smith, 62, Celina, died Aug. 16, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Theresa A. Younker, 50, Celina, passed away at her residence Aug. 16, 2013.
She was born Jan. 2, 1963, to Walter and Edna Tipton Younker in Van Wert. [More]
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