Monday, November 12th, 2012
By Randy Bruns
FAIRBORN - Though they came into their Division IV state final volleyball match with a sparkling 25-3 record, the Marion Local Flyers knew a little bit about making a comeback.  
Notorious for starting slowly but finishing strong during this year's [More]
Obituaries on November 12th, 2012
Paul Adams, 81, Celina, died Nov. 10, 2012, at Kindred Hospital, Lima.
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Ryah Howell, 9-month-old daughter of Kori Howell, St. Marys, died Nov. 9, 2012, [More]
Larry D. Bollenbacher, 70, Celina, died Nov. 10, 2012, at his home.
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Rita J. Fetters, 71, Montpelier, died at 1:15 a.m. Nov. 9, 2012, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers - Montpelier Emergency Room. [More]
John M. Rauh, 68, Coldwater, died Nov. 11, 2012, at his home.
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Kurt Allan Metzger, 53, Coldwater, died at 7:55 p.m. Nov, 9, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Denise Faye Besecker, 57, Bradford, died at 7:58 a.m. Nov. 9, 2012, at her home [More]
Melinda "Mindi" Shinn, 26, Rockford, died Nov. 8, 2012, at her home.
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Doris M. Long, 84, Celina, died Nov. 10, 2012, at Parkview Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Kathleen "Kate" Bergman, 80, Maria Stein, died at 9:19 p.m. Nov. 10, 2012, at OSU Medical Center, Columbus. [More]
Othmar Osterloh, 83, Burkettsville, died Nov. 11, 2012, in Coldwater.
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Failing charter schools score public dollars, offer parents another option
A record $700 million in state funding is earmarked this year for Ohio's not-so-successful charter schools while higher-performing public schools undergo funding cuts.
ROCKFORD - Memories of murder victim Melinda "Mindi" Shinn were shared during a candlelight vigil attended by nearly 175 people Saturday night.  
FAIRBORN - Notes and quotes from Saturday's Division IV state volleyball final.
Clubbing it
To get to where the Marion Local volleyball program is
Division V Region 20 Semifinals at Piqua
PIQUA - A big defensive play late in the first half allowed Coldwater to take the momentum and run with it for a 41-22 win over West Liberty-Salem in the Division V Region 20 semifinals at Alexander Stadium/Purk Field in Piqua on Saturday night.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
It was an All-Mercer County championship match in both the boys' and girls' divisions of the season-opening West Ohio High School Bowling Conference Singles' Tournament at Community Lanes in Minster.