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...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 9 AM EDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Temperatures as low as 34 will result in frost formation. * WHERE...Portions of East Central and Southeast Indiana and Central, South Central, Southwest and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...From 2 AM to 9 AM EDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Frost could kill sensitive outdoor vegetation if left uncovered.
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Thursday, May 12th, 2011
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - The sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a former St. Marys police officer in January has been cleared of any wrongdoing.
Auglaize County Sheriff's Deputy Sgt. Brian Little - who has been on paid administrative leave since the fatal shooting of Dennis Slone - will now return to work following completion of an investigation by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification, the Ohio Attorney General's Office and the Wood County Sheriff's Office. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - Financial literacy and college and career readiness will soon be added to the district's middle school curriculum.
A new state mandate will require teachers to include financial education beginning next school year, Superintendent Mary Riepenhoff reported at Wednesday's regular school board meeting. [More]
Division IV Sectional Baseball at Minster
By Randy Bruns
MINSTER - The two-seeded teams emerged victorious on Wednesday night in the Division IV baseball sectional finals at Minster's Hanover Street Park, but they took differing routes to gain their wins.
The Parkway Panthers survived a disastrous defen [More]
Obituaries on May 12th, 2011
Michael J. Dapore, 76, Newport, died at 6:42 a.m. May 11, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
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Subscriber and paid stories on May 12th, 2011
Three Fort Lauderdale, Fla., residents who may be linked to multi-state criminal activity have been charged locally with engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and obstructing official business.
State legislators considering idea to expand voucher program
CELINA - A pending piece of state legislation would provide scholarships to children to enroll at nonpublic schools.
Mercer County ESC Superintende
Overhaul will improve monitoring of inmates' calls and bring more profits to the county
CELINA - Phone service at the jail is being upgraded to more efficiently monitor inmates' calls and increase profits for the county.
Mercer County
CELINA - City council members this week passed the final reading of an ordinance to repay the electric fund $48,000 for land being converted into a parking lot.
A 30-year-old Celina man pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence Wednesday in connection with the drug-related death of his housemate.
Nathan C. Kidder, whose current address is 751 Deford St., Lot 120, appeared in Mercer County Common Pleas Court upon culmination of plea negotiations.
CELINA - The call to home began with, "Mom, you're not going to believe this."
Two Celina grads - siblings Kari and A.J. Gibson, now of California
Western Buckeye League Track Meet
VAN WERT - The opening day of the 2011 Western Buckeye League Track and Field Championships at Van Wert High School had a Grand Lake feel at the top of the leaderboard.
Division II Sectional Softball at Bath
LIMA - The balancing act between postseason success and the Western Buckeye League title race is now over for the Celina softball team.
Lima Bath ended Celina's tournament run on Wednesday in Division II sectional action as the Wildkittens slipped past the Bulldogs 3-1.
Division III Sectional Softball at Elida
ELIDA - The top-seeded Parkway Panthers got the big hit they needed to break up a pitcher's duel and went on to defeat Fort Recovery 4-2 while capturing a Division III sectional championship on Wednesday afternoon at Dorothy Edwards Field in Elida.
Division IV Softball Sectional at New Bremen
NEW BREMEN - An old adage states that if you want to be a successful third base coach, you can't be afraid of making mistakes.
New Bremen's head
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Wapakoneta scored three times in the bottom of the first inning, which was enough to lead the Redskins past St. Marys 3-1 at the Division II Elida Sectional at Ed Sandy Field.