Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
By Margie Wuebker
COLDWATER - Adam Liette raises his trumpet and the sound of Taps wafts across the park during Memorial Day services Monday morning.
The 27-year-old soldier, fresh from a one-year deployment in Afghanistan, is no stranger to such ceremonies - the instrument has taken him to major military bases, faraway outposts and flag-decked cemeteries. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
ST. HENRY - Like other St. Henry High School seniors, salutatorian Olivia Hart invited guests from near and far to help celebrate her graduation Sunday.
"I think two of my guests traveled the greatest distance - all the way from the land down under," she said referring to Paul and Pam Moir of Lake Munmorah, Australia. [More]
Obituaries on June 1st, 2010
Diane J. Burke, 48, 442 Linn St., St. Henry, died at 7:30 a.m. May 31, 2010, at her home following a one-year illness. [More]
Dallas H. Homan, 80, formerly of Wabash Road, Coldwater, died at 3:47 p.m. May 29, 2010, at The Gardens at Celina. [More]
Betty J. Hague, 82, formerly of St. Marys, died at 6:33 a.m. May 29, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Spencer J. Haworth, 22, Geneva, Ind., died at 10:21 p.m. May 30, 2010, at Adams [More]
Jack C. Gibson, 59, St. Marys, died at 7:16 p.m. May 28, 2010, at Lima Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. [More]
Thelma T. Masters, 77, Fort Recovery, died at 8:12 a.m. May 29, 2010, at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Ind. [More]
Raymond E. "Ric" Zanglin, 52, Decatur, Ind., died at 3:30 p.m. May 29, 2010, at his home following an extended illness. [More]
Maverick James Fishbaugh, infant son of Travis and Jennifer Fishbaugh, St. Marys, died May 28, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Mercer County native Andrew A. Wendel, 83, of Wellington, Fla., died May 3, 2010, in West Palm Beach, Fla. [More]
Kelly Jo Henline, 47, St. Marys, died at 5:45 p.m. May 29, 2010, at her home, following an extended illness. [More]
Rosemary Shawhan, 67, St. Marys, died at 1:24 a.m. May 29, 2010, in the emergency room at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on June 1st, 2010
Subscriber and paid stories on June 1st, 2010
A local agency is offering summer job opportunities for teens and young adults after netting nearly $150,000 in stimulus dollars.
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CELINA - Law enforcement officers continue to work their way through more than 1,200 outstanding arrest warrants - some dating back a decade or so.
St. Henry
ST. HENRY - The 2010 class of 101 seniors received diplomas Sunday afternoon during a graduation ceremony in the middle school gymnasium.
Earning status as the valedictorian with a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) was Anthony J. Lefeld, the son of James and Rose Lefeld, 4359 Lange Road.
Gordon Self of Coldwater, who attempted to walk 83 miles to commemorate quitting smoking after 40-plus years, trekked 51 miles during the Memorial Day weekend.
ROSSBURG - There were storylines aplenty at the Johnny Appleseed Classic on Sunday night at Eldora Speedway.
Rusty Schlenk scored his first caree
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
A quartet of Runnin' Women from Celina will join a Lady Cav and Roughrider at the Division II state track and field meet later this week after Saturday's wrapup of regional action at Lexington High School.