Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Obituaries on January 23rd, 2015
Elmer A. Weaver, 94, Minster, died at 5:45 a.m. Jan. 22, 2015, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. He had been a resident there for a couple of months. [More]
Nancy Estella Morrill Richards, 83, Celina, passed away at 6 a.m. Jan. 22, 2015, at home with her family. [More]
Wilma M. Smith, 79, Minster, passed away Jan. 22, 2015, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney. [More]
Herman H. Hoying, 99, St. Henry, died Jan. 21, 2015, at Celina Manor.
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Peter E. Mangen, 96, Versailles, passed away at 10:41 p.m. Jan. 21, 2015, at his residence. [More]
Joan M. Stammen, 80, New Bremen, died at 3:40 p.m. Jan. 11, 2015, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Gregory A. Peitsmeyer, 60, Bellefontaine, passed away Jan. 21, 2015, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. [More]
Stephen V. Green, 67, Celina, died at 4:05 p.m. Jan. 21, 2015, at Zusman Hospice, Columbus. [More]
Stories on January 23rd, 2015
CELINA - City officials continue to fight a state order telling former mayor Sharon LaRue to repay the city $6,107 for medical insurance fees.
CELINA - New plans to improve handicapped-accessibility at the courthouse include filling an aging underground coal bin but exclude proposed changes to the main entrance. [More]
CELINA - A 20-ton weight limit was approved Thursday by Mercer County officials as a safety measure for a deteriorating bridge.
County commissioners approved the weight limit for the bridge on Kuck Road, between Garwick and Fisher roads, east of the village of Neptune.
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens of a phone scam seeking personal information.
The office had received several complaints about phone calls claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service asking for personal information.
MARIA STEIN - After Marion Local's 46-31 Midwest Athletic Conference win over St. Henry on Thursday, Flyer coach Treva Fortkamp still couldn't believe the Redskins were winless in league play. [More]
NEW BREMEN - Minster converted a flurry of New Bremen turnovers into a 12-1 run at the end of the second quarter and never looked back to record a 51-34 Midwest Athletic Conference victory Thursday at Cardinal Gymnasium.
CELINA - A hot shooting streak by Wapakoneta coincided with Celina's suffering a chill in its shooting, resulting in the Redskins coming away with a 52-38 win over the Bulldogs in Western Buckeye League girls basketball action Thursday night at the Fieldhouse.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys struggled in the second quarter, allowing Bath to take the lead, and the Wildkittens pulled away in the final half to maintain control of the WBL with a 56-47 win in Bath Township.
Local pictures on January 23rd, 2015