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January 12th, 2012

Paul L. Edwards, 66

January 12, 2012

Paul L. Edwards, 66, of Van Wert, died at 7:13 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Liberty Baptist Church in Van Wert, with the Rev. Jim Burns officiating. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Brickner Funeral Home Van Wert.  

Condolences may be left at BricknerFuneralHome.com.

Robert J. Badertscher, 60

January 12, 2012

Robert J. Badertscher, 60, of Wapakoneta, died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

Mabel L. Williams, 92

January 12, 2012

Mabel L. Williams, 92, of 125 S. Lake St., Celina, died at 10:55 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.

She was born on Sept. 20, 1919, in Piqua, to Charles and Mary (Murphy) Chaney, and they preceded her in death.

On Oct. 22, 1938, she married Lewis Williams, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1987.

January 11th

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Richard's 31 leads Jackson Center past New Bremen

January 11, 2012

NEW BREMEN — Anything Jackson Center senior Brooke Richard wanted to do she was able to do.

Led by Richard’s 31 points the Tigers defeated the Cardinals 53-43 in a non-league contest at New Bremen. on Tuesday.

“She is quicker than most players,” Tigers head coach Makaine Huffer said. “She just does a great job of getting to the basket.”

Murder Probe Continues

January 11, 2012

CELINA — Investigators continue their investigation into the murders of a father and daughter in November.

In a news release, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said detectives and agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation are sorting through evidence pertaining to the homicide of Robert and Colleen Grube that occurred in their rural Fort Recovery home on Nov. 29 or 30.

Wendy H. Stanley, 51

January 11, 2012

Wendy H. Stanley, 51, of 1400 W. Market St., Celina, died on Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at her residence.

She was born on June 15, 1960, in Pikeville, Ky., to Woodrow and Geneva (Gilliam) Hamilton, and they preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughters, Kerry Stanley of Pikeville, Ky., and Dakota Carroll of Celina; three sisters.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

Private family services will be held at the family’s convenience.

The Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina is handling arrangements.

Roy M. Kohler, 86

January 11, 2012

Roy M. Kohler, 86, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at The Living Center, St. Marys.

He was born on July 10, 1925, in St. Marys, the son of Andrew and Maud (Coldwell) Kohler, who preceded him in death.  

On July 17, 1948, he married Stella V. Gross, and she survives.

Other survivors include two brothers, Bob Kohler of St. Marys, and Chuck (Beth) Kohler of Wapakoneta; two sisters, Betty Weaver and Barb (Wilbur) Brubaker, both of St. Marys, and several nieces and nephews.

Interviews To Start For St. Marys SSD

January 11, 2012

ST. MARYS — Members of a city development group approved a measure to pledge their financial support to the future of Grand Lake St. Marys.

Mayor Breaks Tie

January 11, 2012

NEW BREMEN — An area mayor had to break a tie vote — something that doesn’t happen often — during a village’s first council meeting of the year Tuesday evening.

January 10th

Accident Claims Life At Minster Machine

January 10, 2012

MINSTER — Members of the Minster Fire and Rescue squad responded to Minster Machine this morning for an accident which resulted in the death of an employee.

Minster Fire Chief Dale Dues told The Evening Leader crews received a phone call shortly after 5 a.m. today reporting a male at Minster Machine was trapped under a plate of steel. By the time emergency responders arrived, Dues said employees at the foundry freed the male. The male was brought to Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys via a Minster squad.

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