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Archive - Feb 6, 2013

Suspect Pocket Dials 911

February 6, 2013

SIDNEY — Law enforcement officials in Shelby County got an unlikely assist from a suspect Tuesday night.

Douglas J. Wolaver was arrested shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after Shelby County Sheriff's deputies responded to a burglary in progress at an unoccupied residence in the 500 block of Miami River Road in Sidney.

Wine Case Heading To High Court

February 6, 2013

ST. MARYS — Ohio's High Court has accepted the appeal of Douglas Wine.

In a ruling late Wednesday morning, the Ohio Supreme Court agreed to hold a hearing in Wine's case. In September, Wine's attorney, Lorin Zaner, filed a motion requesting justices from the Ohio Supreme Court take up his case on appeal from the Third District Court of Appeals in Lima. Early last year, appeals court judges in Lima reduced Wine's conviction of gross sexual imposition, a fourth-degree felony, to a third-degree misdemeanor of sexual imposition.

Trustee Passes Torch

February 6, 2013

ST. MARYS — A township trustee with more than three decades of service recently announced his retirement — paving the way for a new member to join the board.

The Noble Township Board of Trustees met on Feb. 1 to swear in its newest member, Grant Shaner.

“The trustees came to me and asked if I’d be interested,” Shaner said. “I was appointed, and when the term is up, I’ll have to run.”

Kenneth J. “Kenny” Short, 75

February 6, 2013

Kenneth J. “Kenny” Short, 75, of 8120 Hoenie Road in Celina, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at his residence in Celina.

He was born on March 18, 1937 in Smithboro, Ky., to the late Jolly “Doc” and Clarinda (Amburgey) Short.

On March 29, 1958, he married Shirley Killian, who survives.

Thomas L. Poppe, 44

February 6, 2013

Thomas L. Poppe, 44, of 15030 State Route 116 in St. Marys, died on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at a residence in St. Marys.

He was born on June 17, 1968, in St. Marys, to Gary and Sherry (Storer) Poppe.

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