Saturday, April 26th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - It was an emotional scene in the packed Auglaize County courtroom on Friday as a St. Marys woman was sentenced to seven years in prison for killing another woman while driving drunk last fall.
Alissa Townsend, 49, 1109 Nagel St., spok [More]
By William Kincaid
Visitors to Celina City Council meetings will still be permitted to talk during discussions outside of the brief audience communication portion - at the discretion of council president Sophia Rodriguez.
City Council as a whole met this week to review their rules of conducting meetings. Most council members agreed to continue allowing the public to intervene during discussions as long as they're called upon and have something to offer. [More]
Obituaries on April 26th, 2008
Bartel C. Ahlers, 88, 205 E. College St., Coldwater, died April 25, 2008, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown. [More]
Mary Rita Borger, 86, a resident at the Gardens at St. Henry, died at 8:30 p.m. April 24, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Orval "Jack" K. Davis, 99, of Rockford, died at 7:55 p.m. April 23, 2008, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Linda J. Knox, 57, 1100 Myers Road, Celina, died at 8:35 p.m. April 24, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Ruth R. Matchett, 86, 842 Chestnut Circle, Greenville, formerly of Fort Recovery, died April 23, 2008 at her residence. [More]
Paul E. Sanders, 79, formerly of Celina and Minster, died 6:46 p.m. April 24, 2008 at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Maurice Westerheide, 87, 8981 Hoying Road, Anna, died April 25, 2008.
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Local pictures on April 26th, 2008
Subscriber stories on April 26th, 2008
COLDWATER - An administrator at Mercer Health has been appointed president of the statewide nursing board.
Lisa Klenke, director of nursing and pat
Tikes and seniors alike still love interactive video games, whether new or the still-popular older games.
Video games, even dated ones, are still a pop-culture sensation for many according to Alan Heitkamp.
In a game that was so evenly matched as the Shawnee-Celina softball game was on Friday, it was going to take just one swing of the bat to make the difference.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Jordan Thompson blasted two home runs as Parkway broke its game open with Marion Local early in a 15-3 five-inning contest at the Flyer Athletic Complex on Friday. Parkway improves to 11-3 and 2-2 in MAC play with the win. The Flyers drop to 7-8 and 1-3.