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Thursday, January 9th, 2014
By Kathy Thompson
CELINA - A Celina man on Tuesday was sentenced to community control sanctions for seriously injuring his girlfriend's 4-month-old baby in July.
John Dziengelewski, 29, during the sentencing hearing in Mercer County Common Pleas Court, apologized for hurting the baby. He told Judge Jeffrey Ingraham he was "real sorry" and that he knew what he did was wrong. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
As far as a perfect way to bow out, Amy Steininger found the best way.
After coaching Marion Local to the program's fifth state championship in November, Steininger stepped down as head coach on Tuesday evening after 11 years and 258 career wins.
Steininger, who gave birth to her third child just a week after the Flyers won their second straight Division IV state title, cited a number of reasons for stepping down, most notably her family. [More]
Obituaries on January 9th, 2014
Evelyn L. Donovan, 95, formerly of Celina, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Jan 6, 2014, at the Swiss Village in Berne, Ind. [More]
Patricia Jane Findley, 89, Casa Grande, Ariz., formerly of Celina, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Dec. 19, 2013, at Emeritus of Chandler in Chandler, Ariz. [More]
Margery Allen Grossman, 91, formerly of Dayton, died at 1:30 p.m.. Jan. 7, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Marilyn L. Vander Horst Monroe, 86, Dayton, ended her journey on Earth at Hospi [More]
Daniel Wayne Pool, 51, Celina, died Jan. 3, 2014, at his residence.
He was bo [More]
Martha Catharine Rockwell, 88, Portland, Ind., passed away Jan. 6, 2013, at her residence. [More]
Timothy G. Smelser, 69, Summerville, S.C., formerly of Celina, passed away at 9:12 p.m. Dec. 28, 2013, at Trident Medical Center, Charleston, S.C. [More]
Jerry L. Speckman, 78, St. Marys, died at 2:35 a.m. Jan. 8 , 2014, at Joint Tow [More]
Shirley A. Vore, 59, of London, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Jan. 1, 2014. [More]
Local pictures on January 9th, 2014
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