Thursday, February 5th, 2015
Obituaries on February 5th, 2015
Merlin J. "Merle" Bernard, 85, Minster, died at 1:10 a.m. Feb. 4, 2015, at his home. [More]
Lucy Fortman, 91, Dayton, departed from this world on Feb. 1, 2015.
She was born Feb. 22, 1923, in St. Anthony, to John L. and Victoria Stelzer Fortman. [More]
Robert M. "Bob" Wright, 79, Lima and formerly of Tiffin, passed away the afternoon of Jan. 31, 2015, at Wyngate Senior Living Community, Lima. [More]
Marian L. Langenkamp, 91, Orlando, Fla., and formerly of Greenville, died Feb. 2, 2015. [More]
Wilma Eleanor (Budde) Monnier, 86, Russia, went on to be with her Heavenly Fath [More]
Ronnie Gene Findley, 62, Casa Grande, Ariz., and formerly of Celina, passed away on Jan 31, 2015, at his residence. [More]
Joan Agnes Hartings Grady, 86, passed away Feb. 3, 2015, at Kobacker House, Columbus. [More]
Barbara K. "Bobbi" Ernst, 58, St. Marys, died Feb. 4, 2015, at Lima Memorial Ho [More]
Stories on February 5th, 2015
Montezuma man took photos of teenage girls
WAPAKONETA - A 45-year-old Montezuma man on Wednesday was sentenced to 40 years behind bars for taking nudity-oriented photos of local teenage girls and attempting to cover up evidence. [More]
After 18 years of service, Sell opts not to run again
Two former Republican city councilmen, Mike Sovinski, of Celina, and James Harris, of St. Marys, are looking to return to the fold by replacing a pair of incumbents who have decided to leave office after serving their communities for years.
Tobacco reportedly hidden in courthouse elevator to take to jail
CELINA - Two Celina men face charges of resistance to lawful authority, a fourth-degree felony, after allegedly attempting to smuggle tobacco into the Mercer County Detention Center Wednesday afternoon.
ST. MARYS - St. Marys City Schools administrators on Wednesday morning limited access to the high school and middle school after learning of potential threats, officials said.
A section of U.S. 127 between Shelly Road and Shindeldecker Road in Dublin Township was temporarily closed early Feb. 5 after a rig slid off the roadway at 12:14 a.m.
CELINA - The Heroin Interdiction Team team arrested a Celina man Wednesday afternoon after conducting a traffic stop and discovering syringes, empty capsules and drug paraphernalia.
National Signing Day
COLDWATER - Brody Hoying made his commitment to Eastern Michigan official Wednesday morning as the All-Ohio Coldwater standout signed his National Letter of Intent to play football for the Eagles next season. Hoying had verbally committed to the Ypsilanti-based school in July.
Wolf joins older brother at Tennessee; Schindler heads to N.C. State Wolfpack
MINSTER - For Eli Wolf, it's a opportunity to join his brother on Rocky Top.
For Hayden Schindler, it's chance to prove he can play Division I college ball.
Curtain Call
There's a rather solid chance that not many former Flyers can snag rebounds from above the rim, post up on a defense, or run a relentless full-court [More]
ST. HENRY - For the third time in the last four weeks, St. Henry must protect its house against a worthy conference adversary.
The Redskins, in fi
The second half of the Western Buckeye League boys basketball campaign should be a bit less bumpy for the Celina Bulldogs.
After beating state-rank
Local pictures on February 5th, 2015