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Thursday, August 3rd, 2006
By Shelley Grieshop
A young mother will give birth to her fifth child behind bars after being sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for repeatedly shooting her 4-year-old son with a pellet gun.
Before sentencing, Martha Groenewoud-Smith, 22, formerly of 1211/2 E. Wayne St., Celina, burst into tears while apologizing to the court for her actions. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - It's too hot to cook and everyone's sick of the sight of mushy leftovers pulled from the microwave.
What else is there?
"I don't know if your family is like ours, but we seem to eat the same thing all the time," Lois Clark told a crowd of people gathered at the Junior Fair building Wednesday during the Auglaize County Fair. [More]
By Ryan Hines
The Columbus All-Americans were unhappy with the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League tournament bracket prior to its start, and after the opening game, their opinion of the postseason pairings isn't likely to change.
Columbus won the regular-season crown, but Grand Lake handed the All-Americans a 7-6 loss in the GLSCL tourney opening day at Jim Hoess Field on Wednesday night. [More]
Obituaries on August 3rd, 2006
Adam N. Beach, 77, 205 E. Butler St., Fort Recovery, died of emphysema at 11:40 a.m. Aug. 2, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Teri L. Henline, 47, 1361/2 W. Spring St., St. Marys, died at 11:10 p.m. Aug. [More]
William W. Keller, 76, of Greenville, died Aug. 1, 2006, at Harborside Healthcare, Troy. [More]
June Rosamond, 67, 141 S. Main St., Minster, died at 2:50 a.m. Aug. 2, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Betsy H. Miller, 67, of Lima, died at 2:10 a.m. July 15, 2006, at her son's home. [More]
Vernon M. Naber, 81, 231 N. Main St., Minster, died at 12:45 a.m. Aug. 2, 2006, at his residence. Death was due to an extended illness. [More]
Ray A. Smith, 68, 217 Gwendolyn St., Fort Recovery, died at 1:33 a.m. Aug. 3, 2 [More]
Local pictures on August 3rd, 2006
Subscriber only stories on August 3rd, 2006
Rats gone from Fort properties
Easing high fuel cost for poor
Business relocating
More charges filed
St. Marys Library upgrading electronics
Youths wear goggles to simulate drunkenness
Council moves to curtail spending
Copperheads break tie with four-run ninth