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Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
Minster woman served parishes in Minster, Egypt almost 19 years
By Kathy Thompson
MINSTER - A local woman faces up to 36 months in prison after admitting to stealing $190,000 from two local Catholic churches where she formerly worked.
Jane Boeke, 57, of Minster, who had been director of religious education for nearly 19 years at St. Augustine in Minster and St. Joseph in Egypt, on Tuesday pleaded guilty in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court to two fourth-degree felony counts of theft. [More]
By Doug Drexler
COLDWATER - A shorter lunch period to extend class time and better prepare students for mandated tests has greatly reduced disciplinary problems, according to school officials.
The unexpected benefit occurred after officials this year cut the lunch period from 42 to 30 minutes, Coldwater High School Principal Jason Hemmelgarn told board of education members Tuesday. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
ST. MARYS - For the second time in four days, the Minster Wildcats volleyball team hit the road to tangle with a Western Buckeye League foe.
And for the second time in four days, head coach Cami Garman's girls returned home triumphant.
The Wildcats tackled the St. Marys Roughriders last evening at Murotech Gymnasium and notched a 31-29, 25-14, and 25-20 victory. [More]
Obituaries on September 10th, 2014
The Rev. Floyd Braun, 87, St. Marys, died at 1:35 p.m. Sept. 8, 2014, at the Miller House, Celina. [More]
The Rev. Robert Keith Chiles, 81, formerly a pastor at a United Methodist Church in Celina, died Sept. 8, 2014. [More]
Rebecca S. "Becky" Frankenberger, 52, Wabash, passed away Sept. 9, 2014, at her residence. [More]
James "Henry" Gurney, 47, New Bremen, died at 11:20 a.m. Sept. 6, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on September 10th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on September 10th, 2014
Barn, hay destroyed in blaze
Project takes flight with county's approval
Federal funds sought to solve water woes
State implements new body art regulations
County officials pave the way for employee parking lot work
Parkway board approves memorandum with teachers
Felony charges filed against Celina man
New Bremen council considers electric safety, ball diamond upgrades
Bed and breakfast opens in Coldwater
Mechanic doing brisk business after buying shop
Redskins roll past Cavaliers in three sets
Bulldogs continue scoring surge
Celina comes up big in WBL boys soccer