October 17th, 2011
Alcohol use is suspected in a two-vehicle collision Saturday that left one person in critical condition and another in serious condition.
Austin Lloyd, 17, of Harrod, was driving south in a 1992 Nissan Sentra on Lawrence Road, east of the town of Harrod at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday when he failed to stop at a stop sign at the Alger Road intersection and drove into the path of a vehicle driven by Carol Stiles, 46, of Waynesfield. Stiles was driving west in a 1997 Plymouth Neon.
CRIDERSVILLE â€” Sometimes the Craft siblings get along, but sometimes they donâ€™t â€” just like they like to do a lot of the same things, but not always.
â€śI donâ€™t like being in the middle, both of them are mean,â€ť Bill, who celebrated his 8th birthday on Friday, said with a snicker.
After he said one thing and his older sister said another he said they like to argue with him.
His sisters, Rachel, 9, and Sara, 6, like to look on the sunny side of life and say they do not argue a lot.
A silent auction is to benefit Mercy Unlimited while also highlighting some of the donations the thrift store receives each year.
â€śWeâ€™ll be auctioning close to 75 items â€” housewares, glassware, furniture, lamps and artwork,â€ť said Mercy volunteer Linda Johns, who is coordinating the project.
Everything to be auctioned has been donated.
â€śWe receive some beautiful stuff,â€ť Johns said. â€śWeâ€™ll be auctioning vintage items and antiques, plus some newer items, some of which have never been used or are still in the original box.â€ť
One of every four women will experience the loss of a baby at some point in their lives, says the leader of a national organization.
With today marking the National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, a local mother is sharing her story, in hope to break the silence and taboo surrounding pregnancy and infant loss.
Leslie Phillips and her husband, Dave Phillips, Jr., moved to Wapakoneta in 2001, when Phillips was pregnant with twin boys. On Dec. 20 of that year, her sons were diagnosed with Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) during a routine check up.
The impact a section written into the Ohio budget bill will have depends on how well the governing agencies were already complying with existing law, an Ohio Newspaper Association (ONA) official says.
Rumors are swirling around about the potential impact of the changes on smaller communities, but the law already required government entities to post their ordinances prior to the new budget bill taking effect.
According to an existing section in
Clifford F. Rison, 87, of Lima, died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at his residence.
Arrangements are incomplete at Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes, Shawnee Chapel.
Twila M. Evans Graham Dineen, 86, of Otterbein Cridersville, formerly of Spencerville, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center, in Lima.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.
Gale Elaine Miller, 65, of Lima, died at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at Cleveland Clinic.
She was born July 31, 1946, in Coldwater, Mich., the daughter of Mary Lou and Dr. George Richardson.
Survivors are a daughter, Jennie (Jason) Hefner, of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren, Joshua, Jonathan Michael and Natalie; a brother, David â€śDocâ€ť Richardson; and her dog, Matilda.
Elrea C. Terflinger, 85, of Wapakoneta, died 4:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at her daughterâ€™s residence.
She was born July 21, 1926, in Breathitt County, Ky., the daughter of Christena (Russell) and Blake Centers, who preceded her in death. She married William C. Terflinger, and he died July 21, 1995.
Twila M. Evans Graham Dineen, 86, of Otterbein-Cridersville, formerly of Spencerville, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center, in Lima.
She was born Oct. 7, 1925, in Allen County, the daughter of Hazel (Strayer) and Lowell Evans, who preceded her in death.
On March 6, 1943, she married Robert E. â€śGeneâ€ť Graham, and he died Oct. 4, 1983.. Then on Feb. 14, 1985, she married Lawrence W. â€śLarryâ€ť Dineen, and he died Dec. 24, 2010.
Survivors include, a son, Douglas Graham, of Wapakoneta.