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Thursday, July 31st, 2014
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - A Rockford man with a history of drunken driving convictions was sentenced on Wednesday to 11 years in prison for charges stemming from a 2013 traffic crash that killed his friend.
Eddy P. Blossom, 28, 109 N. Franklin St., made a tearful apology to the victim's family prior to sentencing in Mercer County Common Pleas Court. He was granted permission to face the parents of 24-year-old Justin Hamrick and tearfully read from a prepared statement. [More]
Obituaries on July 31st, 2014
Charles Alvis "Charlie" Reed, 79, Celina, passed away at 10:24 a.m. July 30, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Donna M. Varner, 59, Versailles, passed away at 9:35 p.m. July 29, 2014, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville. [More]
Karen Lee Bowman-Wood, 59, Coldwater, and formerly of Portland, Ind., passed away July 19, 2014, at Celina Manor Nursing Home, Celina. [More]
Gerald Lee "Buggs" Chrisman, 85, Celina, passed away at 7:30 p.m. July 30, 2014 [More]
Jacqueline Gerstner, 85, St. Marys, died July 30, 2014, at Otterbein Living Cen [More]
Cordie Miracle, 89, Wapakoneta, died July 30, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Cente [More]
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