Saturday, February 23rd, 2013
By Margie Wuebker
Sex-related charges continue to mount against a suspended Fort Recovery High School teacher.
Christopher A. Summers, 33, 671 Woodland Ave., St. Henry, was served Friday afternoon with a 47-count indictment in Mercer County allegedly involving the same victim - reportedly a former student - in pending cases in Mercer and Darke counties. [More]
St. Henry and St. John's share MAC crown
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - If St. Henry was going to win a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference boys basketball championship on Friday night, the Redskins were not going be given the win on a silver platter by rival Coldwater.
Both teams shot the ball extremely well, but the Redskins grabbed the lead for good late in the third quarter and held off all of the Cavaliers' comeback attempts for a 72-65 win at The Palace. [More]
Obituaries on February 23rd, 2013
Patricia J. Jutte, 69, Coldwater, died Feb. 21, 2013, at Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Christopher K. Huff, 47, of Celina, died Feb. 20, 2013.
He was born Nov. 7, 1965, in St. Marys to Cledith and Clara Waddles Huff, who survive in St. Marys. [More]
Jeannette R. Siefring, 85, of Coldwater, died Feb. 22, 2013, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Rose Mary Lefeld, 87, of Coldwater, died Feb. 22, 2013, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Lula Teeters, 98, of Dunkirk, Ind., died Feb. 21, 2013, at Albany Health Care in Albany, Ind. [More]
Rita Homan, 85, died Feb. 22, 2013.
Arrangements are pending at Hogenkamp Fun [More]
Local pictures on February 23rd, 2013
Subscriber and paid stories on February 23rd, 2013
Ethical and economic consequences could come from seed patent judgement
A U.S. Supreme Court decision expected in June over a seed patent may have ethical and economic ramifications, local and state officials say.
CELINA - Studying other cultures, learning foreign languages and planting roots overseas could help local businesses expand globally.   
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St. Henry and St. John's share MAC crown
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Delphos St. John's made it clear early on that there would be no upset bid by Parkway on Friday night.
The Blue Ja
Bath wins its first WBL title in 43 years
LIMA - Celina's boys basketball team almost spoiled a celebration of Bath's first Western Buckeye League championship in 43 years.
The Bulldogs tra
Western Buckeye League Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys got off to a strong start on Friday night at Murotech Court and pulled away for a 61-47 win over Shawnee to avoid a last-place finish in the Western Buckeye League.
Allen and Kuntz score 22 points to lead Rangers over Wildcats
MINSTER - Ask New Knoxville boys basketball coach Kort Fledderjohann the recipe for success this season and he will tell you that he looks for someone other than senior Jake Allen to step up and take a share of the scoring load, play solid defense and have his small team hold its own on the glass.
FORT RECOVERY - The Fort Recovery Indians capped off a superb regular season with a come-from-behind victory over the Marion Local Flyers on Friday night at the Fort Site Fieldhouse.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina's Michaela Wenning and Minster's Nikki Borgerding wrapped up their swimming seasons on Friday at the Division II state swimming championships at Branin Natatorium in Canton.
District Bowling Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The defending girls state bowling champion will be back to defend their title, but there will be no chance for a repeat in boys competition.