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Friday, September 28th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
A Celina businesswoman faces 24 counts of theft by deception alleging she accepted nearly $52,000 from customers but never delivered the cemetery monuments or grave markers they ordered.
Mary Jo Pearson, 65, owner and operator of Pearson Memorials of rural Celina, is scheduled to make an initial appearance in Mercer County Common Pleas Court at 2 p.m. Oct. 10. The time and date are included in a summons authorities served earlier this week. [More]
Road is being extended 800 feet and resurfaced
By William Kincaid
ST. HENRY - Work on the Cooper Avenue reconstruction project is progressing, as Tom's Construction of St. Henry began demolition work on the north side of the road this week.
Cooper Avenue - the only road to Cooper Farms Processing - is being extended 800 feet and resurfaced. [More]
By Randy Bruns
VERSAILLES - Volleyball isn't exactly a game of numbers, but the Marion Local Flyers can now proudly lay claim to being two for two against number ones.
In the most anticipated local volleyball match in a long time, the Flyers defeated Versailles, the state's number-one ranked team in Division III, in four games Thursday at Tiger Gymnasium, 25-21, 19-25, 25-16, and 25-21. [More]
Obituaries on September 28th, 2007
Andrew C. Baumer, 82, of state Route 48, Houston, died Sept. 27, 2007, at Trium [More]
Marie J. Biltz, 94, of Lafayette, Ind., died at 2 a.m. Sept. 23, 2007, at St. Anthony Health Care, Lafayette. [More]
Catherine Grieshop, 97, 315 E. Main St., Coldwater, died at 10:54 p.m. Sept. 26, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Kimberly Houts, of Celina, died at 2:32 a.m. Sept. 28, 2007, at her residence. [More]
Leo A. Lenhart, 76, 1514 Neil Ave., St. Marys, died at 7:17 p.m. Sept. 26, 2007, at St. Marys Living Center, following an extended illness. [More]
Graycelyn "Sue" Turner, 63, 117 E. Broadway St., Fort Recovery, died at 11 p.m. Sept. 26, 2007, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Ruth Wine, 237 Candlewood Place, St. Marys, died at 11:29 p.m. Sept. 27, 2007, [More]
Local pictures on September 28th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on September 28th, 2007
Consultant has big plan to clean up lake, few answers
Jewelry links women to God
Mendon village council discusses problem of ATVs in town
New Coldwater school facilities seeing lots of use
Celina native to serve at St. Marys Church
Celina wins easily with return of coach
Bulldogs strong on first day of WBL tourney
Minster boys earn a district tourney berth
Celina volleyball wins easy one on the road
Minster hands New Bremen first MAC defeat