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Saturday, December 28th, 2013
By Doug Drexler
Local merchants are experiencing a bit more holiday cheer this Christmas shopping season with sales slightly higher than 2012.
Retailers say they are happy with the bump, especially since national forecasts called for flat or lower sales compared to last year. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW KNOXVILLE - Dan Hegemier's milestone win wasn't easy as St. Marys nearly let a 10-point lead disappear in the fourth quarter before holding off New Knoxville for a 49-46 triumph over the Rangers on Friday night.
The Roughriders improve to 3-4 on the season while helping Hegemier reach 500 career wins in 32 years as a head coach. [More]
Obituaries on December 28th, 2013
John A. Bensman, 59, Russia, passed away suddenly of natural causes at his residence late Thursday evening, Dec. 26, 2013. [More]
John Floyd Stiverson, 60, Greenfield, Ind., passed away Dec. 27, 2013.
He was [More]
Maxine B. Spencer, Sidney, and formerly of Celina, passed away Dec. 21, 2013. [More]
Ralph Godwin, 91, Celina, passed away on Dec. 27, 2013, in Naples, Fla.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. [More]
Patricia Sorrells, 72, Coldwater, died Dec. 26, 2013, at 3:27 p.m. at Celina Manor Nursing Home, Celina. [More]
Betty L. Johnson, 91, passed away at 4:12 p.m. Dec. 26, 2013, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Local pictures on December 28th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on December 28th, 2013
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New Bremen water rate increase put on hold
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