Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
Grube family prays, hopes for resolution in double murder
By Margie Wuebker
FORT RECOVERY - The past six months seem like an eternity for the Grube family of Fort Recovery. They have been clinging to prayer, community support and hope since the murder of two of their family members.
The case remains unsolved of who shot to death Robert "Bob" Grube and his daughter Colleen in the home they shared on Burrville Road on Nov. 30. [More]
St. Marys' residents
By William Kincaid
ST. MARYS - As many as 2,000 people - nearly a fourth of the city's population - may not be paying income taxes totaling as much as $50,000 annually, according to city administrators.
People who live in St. Marys and work outside of the city may not even know they're required to file, director of public service and safety Jason Little said. Some may assume their employer is taking care of it, and the city has no ordinance saying residents must file. [More]
Obituaries on May 30th, 2012
Patricia "Patsy" Dawson, 74, of Celina, died at 12:15 a.m. May 30, 2012, at Cel [More]
Alverta Eileen Holsheiser, 95, formerly of Springfield, Ill., died at 1:23 a.m. [More]
Minster native Albert Frank Schulze, 89, formerly of Dayton, died May 29, 2012, at Hospice of Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on May 30th, 2012
Subscriber stories on May 30th, 2012
CELINA - A Celina man remained in critical condition this morning after the fire department's dive team rescued him from a near drowning in Eastview Pond early Tuesday evening.
Sheriff reports
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey remains unusually tight-lipped when it comes to the investigation into the murders of a Fort Recovery father and daughter.
ST. HENRY - Village residents likely will vote this fall on increasing the income tax rate to help fund a new swimming pool.
Council members on Tuesday informally agreed to an additional 1/2 percent income tax after several months of discussion. The town currently collects a 1 percent income tax.
MONTEZUMA - Airport officials on Tuesday warned county commissioners they are cash-strapped and may need financial assistance to finish out the year.
CELINA - The Aldi grocery will open its new store June 7 at its old location, 2001 Havemann Road.
The discount grocery store has been operating from a temporary location in the Galleria shopping center since May 2011. The original store was destroyed by a tornado April 19, 2011.
MINSTER - As a team gets ready to play in a state tournament, nerves are likely to tighten and the stress level tends to rise.
That's not the case for Minster's baseball team.