Archive - Sep 7, 2012
ST. MARYS — For more than 10 years, third-grade students in the St. Marys area have been receiving a new book that is theirs to keep forever.
St. Marys Rotary Club President Robbie Burke and Rotary Dictionary Chair Jim Harris visited local third-grade students for their annual “Rotary Dictionary Day” on Thursday.
ST. MARYS — Ohio’s highest court will not be hearing the appeal of a convicted murder who beat a St. Marys man to death in 2010.
On Wednesday, justices from the Ohio Supreme Court rejected a request to hear the appeal of Gordon W. Diggle III. Diggle’s attorney, Katherine Szudy, attempted to get justices to take up the appeal following a ruling from the Third District Court of Appeals in Lima, which upheld Diggle’s murder conviction out of Auglaize County Common Pleas Court.
Carl E. Cook, 83, of Celina, died on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 7, 1928, in Rockford, to Grant L. and Lena Floe (Snyder) Cook, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 14, 1953, he married Dorothy L. (Gelhaus), and she survives.
Gary L. McCoy Sr., 64, of Wapakoneta passed away at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012, at Lima Manor.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1947, in Canton, Ill., to Richard and Betty Jo (Hukill) McCoy, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 28, 1972, he married Judy L. McBeth, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
He is also survived by two sons, Craig and Richard McCoy; a daughter, Michelle Schrober; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Karen Jo Reed and Kathy Blumenstein.
CELINA — A Celina man could face charges for allegedly having $10,000 worth of illegal drugs in his home.
On Aug. 31, the Celina Police Department assisted the Mercer County Adult Probation Office and the Grand Lake Drug Task Force at a check of a probationer’s home located at 902 Sycamore St., Celina. Officers were checking the home of Jerrod Muhlenkamp, 30.
During the initial check of the residence it was determined that illegal drugs were allegedly present in the home. A search warrant was then obtained and the entire residence was checked.