Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
By Leslie Gartrell
FORT RECOVERY - A Fort Recovery High School graduate and former softball player is the third person to be arrested and charged in connection with the murder of a Portland, Indiana, man, according to a Jay County prosecutor's news release.
Hannah Knapke, 18, Fort Recovery, was arrested in connection to the Jan. 12 murder of Shea Briar, 31, Portland, Indiana. Investigators reportedly flew to Marshalltown, Iowa, to interview Knapke on Jan. 14. [More]
Mikesell dunks as No 7 Dayton drubs St. Bonaventure
By Colin Foster
DAYTON - Obi Toppin's five-dunk night in Dayton's 86-60 drubbing of St. Bonaventure Wednesday wasn't shocking.
But a two-handed flush by Ryan Mikesell may have shocked some people.
"(The rim) was only nine feet on that dunk," remarked Dayton head coach Anthony Grant as he passed Mikesell in the hallway on his way to the postgame press conference. [More]
Obituaries on January 23rd, 2020
Dolores E. Depweg, age 96, of Fort Recovery, passed away on January 21, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Bernadine K. Meiring, age 82, of Celina, died Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at her home. [More]
Debra Lynn Powell, 63, of Mendon, Ohio, died Tuesday evening at Van Wert Health, in Van Wert, Ohio. [More]
Randy J. McDorman, age 63, of Mendon, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at his residence. [More]
Ronald W. "Butch" Piper, age 75 of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at the Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
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