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Friday, May 30th, 2014
Ball threatened men with weapons in home invasion
By Shelley Grieshop
MINSTER - An 18-year-old Marion Local graduate was sentenced Thursday to a total of 26 1/2 years in prison for threatening an elderly man and his son with weapons in a home invasion in February.
Austin B. Ball - who also faces desertion charges for being absent without leave from the U.S. Marine Corps - told Auglaize County Judge Frederick Pepple he committed the crime in rural Minster to obtain a vehicle to see his girlfriend in Hamilton. [More]
Division IV Regional Softball Semifinals
By Colin Foster
TIPP CITY - Days prior to his team's Division IV regional semifinal showdown with Felicity-Franklin, Minster softball coach Scott Robinson said the two teams were similar in makeup, but he thought his team had a little more pop in its batting order from top to bottom. [More]
Obituaries on May 30th, 2014
Margaret Kuhn Highley, 90, Celina, passed away at 12:30 a.m. May 29, 2014, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Merle D. Schuller, 78, St. Marys, died at 1:30 a.m. May 29, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Ethel L. Sudman, 99, formerly of New Bremen, died at 4:10 a.m. May 29, 2014, at The Gardens of Celina, where she had resided since 2007. [More]
Local pictures on May 30th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on May 30th, 2014
Sources appoints interim director
Fire damages local metal business
Fort school renovations near completion
County awards contracts for improvement projects
Spencerville man burned in Celina fire
Suspect who cashed $10K in bad checks being sought
Nun leaves 60-year legacy of service
Cavaliers beat Freddies to advance to title game
Coldwater's Schaefer signs with St. Francis
Lady Cavs relay qualifies for state