Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
By Margie Wuebker
Three people face felony charges stemming from a home invasion Feb. 25 in the Mendon area.
Patricia Ann Abrams, 32, of Batavia, Michael E. Davis, 30, of Cincinnati, and Joshua M. Moreo, 31, of the Spencerville area, are incarcerated in three county jails. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - A middle school project may someday fill closets across the country and bring fame and fortune to a pair of local students.
The foldable clothes hanger - designed to automatically open at the push of a button - was invented this year by St. Henry seventh-grade students Kristen Bruggeman and Rachel Post for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fair in February. [More]
Obituaries on May 23rd, 2012
Viola P. Knapke, 95, Fort Recovery, died May 22, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Ruth E. Feister, 90, Celina, died at 7:50 a.m. May 23, 2012, at The Gardens of [More]
Grace E. Bruggeman-Timmerman, 89, Coldwater, died May 21, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Mary Ellen Eichenauer, 92, Goodrich, Mich., died May 21, 2012, at Grove Adult Foster Care, Goodrich. [More]
Robert Glen Fields, 51, Mendon, died May 20, 2012, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Auglaize County. [More]
Local pictures on May 23rd, 2012
Subscriber stories on May 23rd, 2012
CELINA - A local businessman wants to help beautify the local bike path and create a new one near Grand Lake.
Rich McNaughton, 37, a bicycle enthus
Five-year forecast
CELINA - Staff reductions likely will occur at Celina City Schools next year to help offset declining revenue.
Superintendent Matt Miller told school board members during a meeting Tuesday he expects a lot of retirements this year and thinks most, if not all cuts, will be made through attrition.
ST. HENRY - Awards were given to numerous students during the regular school board meeting Monday.
Special St. Henry school pins were awarded to th
Economic development
ST. MARYS - St. Marys Economic Development Director Susan Crotty needs money.
Crotty made her request to city council's finance committee Monday night, saying the 2012 budget had almost no money appropriated for her department.
COLDWATER - School board members are looking into constructing a new locker room/concession stand building at Cavalier Stadium.
Superintendent Ric
Congratulations Class of 2012
NEW BREMEN - Seventy-two seniors will don caps and gowns for graduation ceremonies Sunday at New Bremen High School.
The baccalaureate service, pla
NEW BREMEN - A new resident of the Pioneer Subdivision likes everything about the community except gunfire emanating from the New Bremen Rod & Gun Club.
COLDWATER - Although the business is 39 years old, the location is new for Merle Norman Cosmetics.
Joyce Schwieterman of Coldwater opened her cosme
Division IV Regional Baseball Preview
It's a familiar spot for Mike Wiss' Minster Wildcats.
Two wins away from a trip to Huntington Park.
But Wiss is not thinking about another trip t
All-Western Buckeye League Softball
Western Buckeye League softball co-champions Celina and Bath made up half of the 10-person first team when the All-WBL awards were announced on Monday.
All-Western Buckeye League Baseball
Defiance, which will go into next spring with a 58-game Western Buckeye League winning streak, took the league's top honors as the All-WBL baseball selections were announced on Monday.
Shawnee edged Celina by a single point, 130.5-129.5, to win the Western Buckeye League' All-Sports trophy from the 2011-12 school year.
It's the th