Friday, March 21st, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
Nicholas R. Schwieterman sat head down and shoulders slumped this morning as Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham read a list of charges handed down by the grand jury in the wake of a deadly weekend traffic accident.
The 22-year-old Schwieterman, who resides at 90 S. Maple St., Chickasaw, spoke only two words "Yes, sir" when Ingraham asked whether he understood the contents of the 10-count indictment. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A Celina woman was sentenced Wednesday to community control sanctions after admitting she took more than $16,000 from the Coldwater Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Misty A. Lacy, 31, 805 S. Elm St., listened as Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham explained the terms including up to five years supervision and 90 days in jail to be served upon notice from her probation officer. The latter sanction is often imposed in the event of a violation. [More]
Obituaries on March 21st, 2008
Delbert L. Piper, 70, 10635 Celina-Mendon Road, Mendon, died at 8:08 a.m. March 20, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on March 21st, 2008
Subscriber stories on March 21st, 2008
Canal corridor's new development to include fishing lake
The Miami and Erie Canal Corridor Association (MECCA) reviewed projects underway, including dedication plans for the Kuenning Dicke Natural Area near New Bremen, during a Wednesday night meeting.
Local superintendents will meet with supervisors from the Mercer County Educational Service Center (ESC) in the next few months to discuss the changing needs of schools in the future.
Daily Standard newspaper employee Jim Fischer punched the time clock for the last time today, ending a nearly 42-year career at the newspaper.
In those 40-plus years, Fischer says he has seen huge changes in the newspaper industry.
A 22-year-old Spencerville man pleaded guilty this morning in court to shooting and killing a 23-year-old Lima man at a party near Kossuth in November.
Chocolate rabbits, pastel eggs and lacy bonnets are often the first things that come to mind this time of year.
Through a child's eyes, Easter is a