Monday, December 23rd, 2013
By Kathy Thompson
CELINA - Farrah Evans was shocked when she walked into work at Walmart last week and found her layaway account had been paid off.
Evans, 31, works two jobs and knew that paying the more than $100 she had pending on the presents for her two children would put a crunch on her hopes of buying them clothes. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - Marion Local's boys basketball team struggled for the first three quarters of their season-opening game on Saturday night before outscoring St. Marys 18-5 in the fourth quarter to earn a 45-38 victory at Murotech Court.
"People have [More]
Obituaries on December 23rd, 2013
Thomas J. Rable Sr., 79, Celina, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Dec. 21, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Harold Dickerson, 81, Celina, died Dec. 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was bo [More]
James L. "Jim" Moore, 81, St. Marys, died at 2:42 a.m. Dec. 22, 2013, at his residence. [More]
Lisa Ann Norman, 49, St. Marys, died unexpectedly at 8:12 p.m. Dec. 21, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Jerome C. "Jerry" Brandts, 84, Celina, passed away at 5:46 a.m. Dec. 21, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Margaret A. "Maggie" Schmitz, 57, Edwardsville, Ill. died at 10:15 p.m. Dec. 19, 2013, at her home. [More]
Timothy L. Meinerding, 45, Winchester, Ind., formerly of Fort Recovery, died Dec. 20, 2013, at Anderson, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on December 23rd, 2013
Subscriber stories on December 23rd, 2013
Area man has been working with wood for more than 20 years
FORT RECOVERY - Many people head to the nearest big box department store in search of the perfect Christmas gift.
Bob Hart is never among th
A Rockford couple was stranded in high water Sunday morning while driving on Tama Road between Stose Road and U.S. 127.
The driver, Dennis Bollenba
Wildcats rebound from first defeat by knocking off defending D-IV state champs
MINSTER - After losing for the first time this season on Thursday, Minster's girls basketball team was looking to rebound on Saturday against backyard rival and defending Division IV state champion Fort Loramie.
Weekend Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina's boys basketball team had a three-point lead at halftime before Hamilton picked up the pace in the second half to earn an 85-76 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday night at the Fieldhouse.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The field of undefeated boys teams in the West Ohio High School Bowling Conference dropped to three after Saturday's week four action at Northland Lanes in Lima.
The Fort Wayne Komets loaned goalie Cody Reichard to the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League on Saturday.
It's the second straight season that Reichard has played for the top minor league team of the Minnesota Wild.