LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - When the remains of 13-year-old Mary Arabelle Secaur were discovered in a thicket north of Tama Road on June 24, 1872, it sent shockwaves through the community.
Secaur had been missing since she was last seen walking home from church on June 23, 1872. By the time a search party found her the next day, her body had been partially consumed by free-roaming hogs, her jaw missing and her skull fractured. [More]
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Board of Elections held an audit of the November elections Thursday. All 1,393 ballots were counted, thus matching the scanned result for Wapak 1B and St. Marys West precincts.
COLDWATER - Opening night for the Coldwater wrestling team went well.
The Cavaliers won six of the seven contested matches - three via pinfall - in picking up a 61-18 victory over Benjamin Logan in a showcase event at the Palace that also featured the junior high wrestling team and the youth wrestling program. [More]
CELINA - Bids for the Mercer County Agriculture Center are in, but county commissioners may hold off on pulling the trigger on a now $3.5 million project until the start of the new year, commissioner Jerry Laffin said Tuesday.
AUGLAIZE COUNTY- The intersection of I-75 and U.S. Route 33 is slated to undergo a major reconstruction after the county received a $4.7 million Ohio Department of Transportation Highway Safety Improvement Program grant to implement safety improvements. [More]
TOLEDO - Kurt Doll, 45, Wapakoneta, pled guilty in Ohio Northern District Court to one count of receiving and distributing child pornography during a plea change hearing on Monday. No negotiated agreement occurred.
Last Friday was a signature day for my wife Gosia. She appeared at a U.S. naturalization office to get her fingerprints taken. This is the last procedure before she takes the citizenship test to become a U.S. citizen.
CANTON - From the first drive on Saturday, it was clear that New Bremen was the best team in Division VII.
David Homan led the Cardinals on a long touchdown drive to open the game, then ripped off two long touchdown runs as New Bremen raced out to a big first-half lead on the way to a 38-6 victory over Warren John F. Kennedy in the state championship game at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. [More]
Celina got out to a rough start as Bellefontaine held the Bulldogs to eight points in the first half en route to a 43-29 non-league boys basketball victory on Saturday night in Bellefontaine. Celina drops to 0-2 on the season.