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Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
Sentenced on another charge related to Grube murder case
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - Bryant Rhoades - one of two men implicated in the November 2011 murders of Robert and Colleen Grube of Fort Recovery - on Tuesday backed out of a negotiated plea deal that could have spared him the death penalty.
Although he was sentenced for obstructing justice for his actions during the murder investigation, other charges against Rhoades remain pending in Mercer County Common Pleas Court. A pretrial hearing likely will take place in seven to 10 days, county prosecutor Matt Fox said. [More]
State ACME Tournament
By Gary R. Rasberry
ARCHBOLD - For the second straight game, Coldwater jumped out early and never looked back as the Cavaliers kept their ACME season going with a 12-2 win over Bath in an elimination game at the state ACME tournament on Tuesday in Archbold.
The Cavaliers (20-2) now face tournament host Archbold tonight at approximately 8 p.m. in another elimination game. The Blue Streaks ended Xenia's season with a 5-3 win in Tuesday's nightcap. [More]
Obituaries on July 16th, 2014
Angela M. Prenger, 91, Coldwater, died July 15, 2014, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Joe A. Strosnider, 63, Ansonia, passed away in the afternoon of July 13, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Jerri D. Bias, 40, Salamonia, Ind., died July 14, 2014, at his residence.
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Marilyn J. Emans, 86, Mendon, died July 14, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on July 16th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on July 16th, 2014
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Fisher chosen to lead Auglaize health board
Health official: STDs increase with heroin use
Auglaize drug roundup nabs 17
Park district levy to face voters again
Buyers eye Minster industrial park lots
Rockford police arrest Van Wert woman in 2010 check fraud case
Local fire department snags $23,437 grant
Hogenkamp advances to match play in Kansas