Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Eischen beat ex-girlfriend's 4-year-old son
By Ed Gebert
CELINA - Cory William Eischen on Tuesday received the maximum penalty of 15 years to life in prison on charges stemming from the Sept. 25, 2016, death of 4-year-old Jaxxen Baker.
"I am truly appalled that a human being would be capable of such brutality," visiting judge Randall Basinger said at the sentencing in Mercer County Common Pleas Court. [More]
By Cheryl McKirnan
CELINA - Good weather improved the financial picture at this year's Mercer County Fair, board members learned at Tuesday night's meeting.
"Mother Nature played a part in our successful fair," fair manager Cara Muhlenkamp said as board members viewed budget figures. Revenues stand at more than $4,000 over the initially anticipated $902,600. Fair sponsorships totaled $94,000, well exceeding the anticipated $90,000. [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - New Bremen made some uncharacteristic mistakes in the opening set of Tuesday's match with St. Marys, and the Roughriders deserved some credit for that.
However, everything the Cardinals did over the next three sets was extremely characteristic. [More]
Obituaries on September 6th, 2017
Virginia L. Bruggeman, 83, Portland, IN, died Sept. 5, 2017, at Briarwood Villa [More]
Mark A. "Myron" Dirksen, 48, Bluffton, Ohio and formerly of Fort Recovery, OH, died on September 4, 2017, at the Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on September 6th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on September 6th, 2017
Commissioners OK body scanner purchase for jail
Move to give Dannon more time to fix odor issues
Officials probe crash
Cooperation helps students
Property owner seeks annexation to Rockford
Accident sends 2 people to hospital
St. Marys goes to 2-0 in WBL girls soccer
Elida tops Celina in WBL play