Monday, December 12th, 2011
Obituaries on December 12th, 2011
Ryan Dean Berg, 7-month-old son of Jamie Berg and Stephanie Gillingham, New Bremen, died at 3:32 p.m. Dec. 9, 2011, at Children's Hospital, Cincinnati. [More]
Robert W. Huckeriede, 78, St. Marys, died at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
The Rev. John Spatt, 93, a Precious Blood priest, died Dec. 9, 2011, in the infirmary at St. Charles Center, Carthagena. [More]
Harry Mike Gibson, 68, Celina, died 8:55 a.m. Dec. 11, 2011, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. [More]
Virgil Stienecker, 89, St. Marys, died Dec. 11, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifes [More]
Stories on December 12th, 2011
Private effort gives Christmas presents
CELINA - The generosity of Christmas was on full display Sunday afternoon at the Mercer County Fairgrounds as a group of local families distributed several items to people in need. [More]
County commissioners for the third straight year are requesting wage freezes for county workers, even though previous pleas were ignored by several agencies - including themselves.
Mercer County
Mercer County Commissioners plan to reduce the 2012 budget to $300,000 less than this year to keep the county financially sound.
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COLDWATER - Coldwater Police are investigating a second burglary in less than a week - this one involving a residence.
The owners of a home in the 1000 block of Terrace Avenue arrived home shortly after 7:30 p.m. to discover someone had broken a back door and entered the premises.
CELINA - The Mercer County Democratic Party recently awarded Cheryl Davis of Celina the Mercer County Democrat of the Year award.
Davis, a libraria
VAN WERT - The Coldwater boys basketball team had a seven-point lead in the third quarter during Saturday's season opener, but Van Wert's extra weeks of conditioning and two-game experience helped the Cougars rally for a 59-43 victory over the Cavaliers.
ST. HENRY - After a sluggish start to Saturday's game, St. Henry's girls basketball team did nearly everything they needed to do to rally and beat Lima Central Catholic. [More]
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Fort Recovery's 16-2 advantage in the third quarter put the game out of reach as the Indians improve to 4-0 on the season after a 65-42 blowout victory over Ansonia on Saturday night in Darke County.
Local pictures on December 12th, 2011