Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
Schwieterman not eligible for immediate sentencing
By Margie Wuebker
Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham has overruled an objection from the state in regard to the Nicholas Schwieterman case.
The decision apparently clears the way for a change of plea proceeding but stops short of immediate conviction and sentencing. It concedes that the prosecution has the right to determine which charges the court will consider. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - When he took the job as an analyst for his alma mater's college football team, Jim Lachey didn't expect it to be a career.
Twelve years later, the St. Henry native and former Ohio State All-American is still in the booth during the football season, telling it like it is as his Buckeyes roll through the schedule. [More]
Obituaries on September 30th, 2008
Goldie Bittner, 84, died Sept. 29, 2008, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Care Center, Akron. [More]
Theresa C. Fiely, 82, St. Henry, died at 1:05 a.m. Sept. 29, 2008, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Betty J. Vogan, 83, 406 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died at 1:35 a.m. Sept. 28, 20 [More]
Former Celina resident Naomi Margaret Williams, 86, 28070 County Road 24 West, [More]
Local pictures on September 30th, 2008
Subscriber and paid stories on September 30th, 2008
MINSTER - A Minster woman, who lost $47,000 in an international lottery scam, has been identified as a victim of a 10-member Israeli group indicted last week in a Manhattan, N.Y., federal court.
ST. MARYS - Three candidates vying for the 12th District Ohio Senate seat found common ground on the right to bear arms but differed slightly on some social issues during a debate held at Memorial High School on Monday night.
Corn flattened by the Sept. 14 windstorm is changing how some farmers harvest their corn this year, making the harvest last longer and raising safety concerns for farmers.
Flyers cruise by Fort Loramie in just three games
MARIA STEIN - After winning the Crestview Invitational over the weekend, the Marion Local Flyers kept the good vibes rolling on Monday with a quick three-game win over the Fort Loramie Redskins.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Minster boys golf team got a final tuneup before district tournament play later this week by beating Russia 142-173 at Arrowhead.