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Thursday, October 17th, 2013
By Margie Wuebker
Convicted arsonists Ridge A. Matthews and Robert E. Milligan II will be the first local residents affected by the state's new arson registry that went into effect July 1.
Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham on Wednesday outlined the registration requirements when the 19-year-olds appeared for sentencing on four counts of arson linked to a rash of July car fires in Celina. [More]
If passed, measure would generate $14.6 million for new school building
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Nearly 50 people attended the first community meeting Wednesday night at New Bremen High School to hear more about a combined 7.91-mill bond issue and maintenance levy on the November ballot.
If approved, the millage would generate $14.6 million toward the $22.5 million project with the Ohio Schools Facility Commission contributing $6.975 million. The remaining $994,108 would come from local permanent improvement funds. [More]
Division III Volleyball Sectional at Lincolnview
By Gary R. Rasberry
MIDDLE POINT - Coldwater and Parkway opened Division III volleyball sectional tournament play with easy victories on Wednesday night at Lincolnview High School.
The top-seeded Cavaliers got rolling right away and held Paulding to single digits in two of the three sets to get the three-set sweep. [More]
Obituaries on October 17th, 2013
Enola G. Hirschfeld, 93, formerly of New Bremen, died at 7:23 p.m. Oct. 15, 2013, at Emerald Crossings, Dublin. [More]
Rachel Hoelscher, 88, New Knoxville, died Oct. 16, 2013, in the emergency depar [More]
Helen Doris Urwin, 86, of Cincinnati, formerly of Coldwater, passed away of nat [More]
Local pictures on October 17th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on October 17th, 2013
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St. Marys cruises to sweep over Bath
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Esmonde starred as a cross country runner at Menon-Union
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