Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
By Margie Wuebker
A 20-year-old Montezuma woman and her unborn baby were killed Monday night in a two-car crash along U.S. 127 at Coldwater Creek Road.
Ashley M. Curry, 82 N. Canal St., was pronounced dead at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater following the 6:24 p.m. crash. She was reportedly four months pregnant. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
As winter sets in and Grand Lake freezes over, many winter sports enthusiasts are looking to hit the ice.
Brian Miller, interim manager at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park, warned to proceed with caution before treading on the lake. Even if the lake looks frozen, the ice may not be thick enough to safely carry the weight of even a small child or dog. [More]
Obituaries on December 14th, 2010
Donald C. Luthman, 73, Minster, died at 12:08 p.m. Dec. 13, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Jeanne L. "Nute" Meade, 57, Union City, died at 10:55 p.m. Dec. 12, 2010, at her home. [More]
Minnie Ann Sharpe McMichael, 83, Mendon, died at 1:40 a.m. Dec. 13, 2010, at The Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Patricia M. Leugers, 77, Celina, died at 6:59 a.m. Dec. 13, 2010, at The Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Clayton V. Adams, 90, Mendon, died Dec. 11, 2010, at his home.
He was born O [More]
Vernon H. Kuck, 91, St. Marys, died at 12:57 p.m. Dec. 12, 2010, at the St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Philip D. Montague, 68, Celina, died at 10:05 p.m. Dec. 12, 2010, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert. [More]
Local pictures on December 14th, 2010
Subscriber stories on December 14th, 2010
CELINA - A Florida businessman, who last week scrapped plans for a manure digester west of Celina, has another site, according to city mayor Sharon LaRue.
MARIA STEIN - Former Parkway Local School Superintendent Doug Karst was hired Monday night as interim superintendent as the Marion Local Schools board of education continues its search for a new full-time administrator.
ST. HENRY - The town's finance committee is reviewing 13 applications received for the village administrator position.
The applications were given
ST. MARYS - Kevin Draiss, St. Marys' newest police officer, was sworn in by Mayor Greg Freewalt at Monday night's city council meeting.
Draiss, who
Mercer County Commissioners recently approved compensation for tuberculosis treatment for an area resident.
The action is an obligation of the board of commissioners upon request, according to the Ohio Revised Code (ORC). Anyone without insurance coverage can request the funds for TB treatment.
COLDWATER - Village officials must look at Coldwater's population in the coming year to ensure an even number of residents in each voting ward.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina wrestling team finished second at the Greenville Duals on Saturday, going 4-1 on the day.  
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