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Thursday, December 15th, 2016
New Bremen
By Jeff Elking
NEW BREMEN - School board members on Wednesday evening approved a resolution to place a levy on the May 2 ballot.
The purpose of the levy is to construct a new K-8 building adjacent to the current high school complex. Bonds are to be issued and sold to finance the $14.36 million project. The state will cover $5.2 million of that cost, officials have said. [More]
By Jared Mauch
CELINA - A Dayton man reportedly involved in the 2015 burglary of TJ's Grocerette in Rockford and a string of other burglaries around the state was sentenced to three years of community control sanctions.
Kenneth Longstreath, 41, was sentenced Wednesday in Mercer County Common Pleas Court for five fifth-degree felony counts of breaking and entering. He also was ordered to pay about $9,200 in restitution to Murphy U.S.A. in Bellefontaine for goods stolen, assigned counsel fees and court costs. [More]
Obituaries on December 15th, 2016
Lois Haberkamp, 90, of New Knoxville, Ohio, died Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at Vancrest Nursing Home, Saint Marys. [More]
Philip R. Schmidt, 67, of Celina, OH, passed away at Wayne Health Care, Greenville, OH, on December 13, 2016 at 8:25 pm. [More]
Steve Hirsch, 70, St. Marys, died on Dec. 14, 2016, at The Ohio State Universit [More]
Local pictures on December 15th, 2016
Subscriber only stories on December 15th, 2016
Sheriff buys video-editing software
Granger Smith co-headliner for county fair
St. Marys board hires resource officer
County to take the lead on St. Henry EMS grant
Minster school locked down to investigate security threat
Work ongoing on Chickasaw wastewater building
Local health department OKs proposed $2.07M budget
Sommer contributed on and off court
Cavs, Cats finally open season