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Thursday, July 16th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
Darke County officials have positively identified an 18-year-old woman who was murdered and dumped in a cornfield near Arcanum nearly 39 years ago.
A "cold case" team received the news from DNA experts late last week confirming the nude and decomposed remains found Oct. 11, 1970, as Jeanne Marie Melville of Green Bay, Wis. The young lady reportedly was traveling by bus from her home to Darke County in the summer of 1970 when she disappeared. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
As part of their plan to gather a fan base for their team, the area's newest semi-professional football team decided to fix up their potential base of operations.
The Tri-County Raiders will open the season this Saturday in the Interstate Football [More]
Obituaries on July 16th, 2009
George A. Berron, 87, formerly of Muncie, Ind., and a resident of Golden Living [More]
John H. Holtvogt, 61, of Fort Loramie, died at 6:18 p.m. July 14, 2009, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Dr. Scott Allen McIlroy, 59, of Upper Arlington, died July 12, 2009, at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus. Death was due to leukemia. [More]
Wilson H. Warrick, 92, of Celina, died at 3:18 p.m. July 15, 2009, at the Merce [More]
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Subscriber only stories on July 16th, 2009
Celina may take owners of vacant building to court
Lots of good seats for St. Marys games
Residents knead ice cream
Health officials fear funding cuts will slash services
Man to sit behind bars for a long time
Singer setting her style in Nashville
Pittman aiming to repeat at Eldora
Local junior golf players reach state