Thursday, February 13th, 2020
Woman who killed husband had called police in the past
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - A St. Marys-area woman who told a 911 dispatcher that she'd killed her husband had previously reported a domestic dispute.
Stephanie L. Sweigart, 30, was arrested on a felony charge of murder early Saturday morning. Auglaize County Sheriff's deputies and St. Marys police officers responded to 255 Pershing Drive in the Sandy Beach area at 3:32 a.m. Saturday, according to sheriff's office information. They reportedly found Wesley A. Sweigart, 36, dead inside the residence. [More]
By Jeff Elking
NEW BREMEN - School board members on Wednesday accepted a $209,972 bid from H.A Dorsten of Minster to adapt the high school's south academic hallway for use by seventh- and eighth-graders.
The changes include converting the current business lab into a science lab by adding sinks and countertop space. The update also will include converting office space into a special education room, and transforming the media center office into a video project room. [More]
Obituaries on February 13th, 2020
Orville C. Eischen, age 79, of Celina, Ohio, died February 11, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. [More]
Amanda Hook, 93, of Saint Marys, died 2:50 A.M. Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Shane Hill Nursing Home in Rockford. [More]
Brock Christopher Ramsey, age 29 of Lancaster, OH passed away Tuesday, February [More]
Barbara Ann Strasburg, age 80, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima, Ohio. [More]
Ruby Elizabeth Sorah, age 94, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at her home in Largo, Florida. [More]
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CELINA - A Fort Wayne, Indiana, man was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Wednesday for raping a 6-year-old Mercer County girl, but he still maintains his innocence.
CELINA - City councilors plan to fatten up several savings accounts with more than $2 million in general fund surplus revenue.
Councilors at this w
CELINA - Mercer County Health District Director of Emergency Preparedness an epidemiologist Deb Scheer discussed the 2019 novel coronavirus with health board members during Wednesday's meeting.
Chamber hands out awards at annual banquet
COLDWATER - Village luminaries were honored on Wednesday night for their contributions at the Coldwater Chamber of Commerce's annual awards banquet.
College Notes
Indiana Wesleyan University's Paige Sutter won the Crossroads League shot put championship last year.
The Celina graduate is setting records this year.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina junior Holden Cubberley will make his third trip to the Division II state diving championships next week after finishing as the runner-up at the district meet held Wednesday at Bowling Green State University.