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Friday, February 28th, 2014
By Shelley Grieshop
MINSTER - A Maria Stein teen was arrested Thursday night in Hamilton and charged with holding a local father and son at gunpoint during a robbery Wednesday afternoon in Auglaize County.
Austin B. Ball, 18, was apprehended at 11:23 p.m. and remains in the Hamilton County Jail awaiting transfer to Auglaize County. He was charged with robbery, a first-degree felony, and theft of a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. [More]
Division IV Girls Basketball District Semifinals
By Robb Hemmelgarn
WAPAKONETA - The Minster Wildcats and New Knoxville Rangers left little doubt which teams were dominant in Thursday's Division IV District semifinals at Wapakoneta High School.
Both Nann Stechschulte and Tim Hegemier's clubs flexed their Midwest Athletic Conference muscles last night as the Rangers defeated the Ada Bulldogs 50-20, while the Wildcats shut the evening down with a 77-57 dismantling of the Upper Scioto Valley Rams in their respective semifinal encounters. [More]
Obituaries on February 28th, 2014
Walter C. Weigel, 86, of Coldwater, died Feb. 26, 2014, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Joan Heckman, 92, of Minster, died Feb. 27, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
James Masonbrink, 77, of Vandalia, formerly of Celina, died at 4:30 a.m. today, Feb. 28, 2014, at his home. [More]
Robert J. Mowery, 101, of St. Marys, died Feb. 26, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys [More]
Effie E. "Tiny" Smith, 85, of Fort Recovery, died Feb. 27, 2014, at Persimmon R [More]
William Snider, 70, of Mendon, died Feb. 27, 2014, at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus. [More]
Local pictures on February 28th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on February 28th, 2014
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