Saturday, June 9th, 2012
Sexual assault charge dismissed; Kimpel pleads guilty to felony use of state computer
By Shelley Grieshop
SIDNEY - A former Shelby County sheriff on Friday dodged jail time for misusing a state computer system by agreeing to officially resign from his post and never work in law enforcement again.
Dean Kimpel, 57, is the first sheriff in Ohio to be ousted from office during his term. He was sentenced Friday morning in Shelby County Common Pleas Court to two years of community control sanctions and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine after pleading guilty to the fifth-degree felony. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Solid pitching was in abundance during the first night of the four-team ACME round-robin event at Celina's Montgomery Field.
Celina's Kyle Berry pitched a gem in the nightcap as the righthander shut down St. Henry in a 3-1 win to even the Bulldogs record at 3-3. [More]
Obituaries on June 9th, 2012
Patricia A. Young, 76, St. Marys, died at 9:50 p.m. June 7, 2012.
She was bor [More]
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Algaeventure Systems negotiating with Celina for right to material
CELINA - A Marysville company conducting tests on Grand Lake wants to secure access to algae extracted by the city during the water treatment process
GRAND LAKE - Local officials hope an experimental stocking of yellow perch in Grand Lake will provide more fishing opportunities for anglers on Ohio's largest inland lake.
Kevin Nieport fills trustee post after his father passes away
ST. HENRY - Kevin Nieport is proudly carrying on his father's legacy of public service.
Granville Township Trustees Linus Clune and Marvin Siefring recently appointed Kevin Nieport to fill the unexpired term of Nieport's father, Terry, who died April 7 at the age of 54.
ROSSBURG - Earl Pearson, Jr. and Don O'Neal battled back and forth on Friday night to see who would be the fastest of the 100-car field in qualifying for the $100,000 to-win Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway.
LIMA - It was a heartbreaking loss for the Grand Lake Mariners in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League opener on Friday night against the Lima Locos.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Malave Bettinger's home run off the top of the netting in rightfield capped Coldwater's sixth straight ACME win as the Cavaliers celebrated Veterans' Appreciation Night on Friday night with a 10-0 win in five innings over Elida at Veterans Field.