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Thursday, April 12th, 2012
By Margie Wuebker
A Minster-area father tearfully told a courtroom of people on Wednesday he will never be able to take his young daughter to Walt Disney World, teach her to ride a bicycle or walk her down the aisle.
John Bruns made the statements prior to the sentencing of illegal alien Jinghao Xu on a single count of vehicular homicide in connection with the death of Bruns' 3-year-old daughter, Aubrey Lynn. Xu pleaded no contest to the charge. [More]
Franklin B. Walter Scholarship Awards
By William Kincaid
ST. HENRY - A great teacher can make a world of difference in the life of a student.
The six Mercer County students who were honored for their academic achievements on Wednesday night at the annual Franklin B. Walter All Scholastic Awards banquet spoke passionately about the one teacher who influenced them most. [More]
Fort Recovery sweeps local honors
By Ryan Hines
Fort Recovery has been a member of the Midwest Athletic Conference since the fall of 1977, and over the last 35 years the boys' basketball team has captured four MAC championships.
The Indians won their second MAC crown in the last three years this past season and Fort Recovery swept the annual Daily Standard's Player and Coach of the Year honors. [More]
Obituaries on April 12th, 2012
Former Mendon resident Theodore E. "Ted" Brown, 93, Centerville, died at 1:19 p.m. April 11, 2012, at Bethany Lutheran Village, Centerville. [More]
John Roby, 69, St. Marys, died April 11, 2012, at Joint Township District Memor [More]
Local pictures on April 12th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on April 12th, 2012
Most local sex offenders reside where they say
Health staff feels budget pain
Celina bar faces closure for no license
BOE asks residents for construction project input
Applicants being interviewed
Trial date changed for St. Henry man charged with gross sexual imposition
Fire destroys machine shed
McGaharan excited for opportunity at New Bremen
Powers one of the best sprinters in MAC history