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Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
Second suspect awaiting sentencing in double homicide
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - Bryant L. Rhoades will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the November 2011 deaths of Robert and Colleen Grube of Fort Recovery.
A three-judge panel on Tuesday handed down two consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole after Rhoades entered guilty by way of Alford pleas to two counts each of aggravated murder with a gun specification, aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Furry-fleeced alpacas made their debut at the Mercer County Fair on Tuesday afternoon.
Organizers intend to make the two-class competition of the domesticated, long-necked creatures an annual event at the fair.
"Last year we had some k [More]
Obituaries on August 13th, 2014
Clayton Prater, 59, Celina, died 6:53 a.m. Aug. 12, 2014, at Coldwater Community Hospital. [More]
Jerry F. Spoon, 86, Van Wert, died 12:10 p.m. Aug. 12, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert. [More]
Rita Evers, 88, Burkettsville, died Aug. 13, 2014, at Briarwood Village, Coldwa [More]
Local pictures on August 13th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on August 13th, 2014
Department to change billing for vaccines
Company plans to build in New Bremen
Medical director says lack of immunizations puts everyone at risk
Late penalties expanded for dog license purchases
Electrical short forces Coldwater pool to close
Bulldogs snag county honors
Wildcats edge 'Riders at Cardinal Invitational
A look back at this past week in sports