Monday, December 15th, 2008
Obituaries on December 15th, 2008
Marie Ann Bey, 62, of Arling Road, Anna, died Dec. 13, 2008, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Death was due to complications from a fall. [More]
Loella B. Bollenbacher, 78, of Rockford, died at 8:40 a.m. Dec. 13, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Everett E. Bradford, 74, of rural Wapakoneta, died Dec. 12, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Fort Recovery native and former resident Madaline M. Dilworth, 95, of Fairborn, died at 5:43 p.m. Dec. 13, 2008, at Summerville at Fox Run, Fairborn. [More]
Katrina M. George, 30, 13712 Greenville-St. Marys Road, Versailles, died at 8:5 [More]
John Crampton Gibbons, 84, 630 N. Cherry St., Celina, died at 10 p.m. Dec. 12, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Martha A. Kremer, 87, of Versailles died at 5:50 a.m. Dec. 13, 2008, at the Versailles Heath Care Center. [More]
Thomas J. Moyar, 51, of 915 Parkway Drive, Apt. 11, St. Marys, died Dec. 11, 2008, in Wapakoneta. Cause of death was not yet known. [More]
Martha R. Sell, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 11:44 a.m. Dec. 12, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Caleb Sharp, 76, of 14160 Glynwood-New Knoxville Road, St. Marys, died at 2:07 a.m. Dec. 13, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Tammy Renee Sparks, 37, died Dec. 12, 2008, in Charlotte, Mich. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Alvina L. Thieman, 96, 70 N. Lincoln St., Minster, died at 9:35 a.m. Dec. 13, 2008, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Stories on December 15th, 2008
Kongsberg Automotive closing Van Wert plant; 105 positions relocating
A Van Wert plant whose union employees have been locked out for the past eight months will close this summer and take all production to Mexico - a move predicted months ago by union officials. [More]
Ole Fort IGA has been purchased by Fort Recovery couple Chad and Anne Guggenbiller, who changed the grocery's name to Wayne IGA on Friday.
Anne Gug [More]
"Red tape" reportedly is delaying the start of manufacturing at a new metal roofing company in St. Henry.
Officials with Blosser Stephens - a divis
A 30-year-old mother of five died Friday night after being pulled from her burning van following a head-on crash on U.S. 127 near Versailles.
MARIA STEIN - Solid pressure defense and timely three-point shooting allowed Marion Local to pick up its first win of the season with a 60-39 thrashing of Wapakoneta in the home opener at The Hanger on Saturday night. The Flyers improve to 1-1 as the Redskins drop to 0-4.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
New Knoxville survived a valliant effort by Anna before picking up a 55-49 win over the Rockets on Saturday night at Ranger Gymnasium. The Rangers go to 2-0 on the season while the Rockets suffer their first loss of the season at 2-1.
Local pictures on December 15th, 2008