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University of Northwestern Ohio president's and dean's list

PRESIDENT'S LIST COLLEGE OF APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to acknowledge its President's List for Fall Quarter 2014 for students in the College of Applied Technologies. The following full-time students received a grade point average of 4.0: Lima: Kagels, Anthony Michael COLLEGE OF BUSINESS The University of

Hernandez trial in January to take 6 to 10 weeks

FALL RIVER, Mass. — The murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to take six to 10 weeks, prosecutors said Monday. Hernandez was in Bristol County Superior Court for one of his final hearings before his January trial in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd in an industrial park

Senior Boy's Basketball League begins play

BELLEVUE — The Bellevue Recreation Senior Boy's Basketball League kicked off their season on Tuesday, Dec. 16, with three games. Ned's Gym defeated Main Street Valero, 50-39, Bellevue Beverage Center slipped past Lovins Lawn Care, 39-30 and Fraternal Order of Police edged out the Eagles, 64-61. Ned's Gym outscored Main Street Valero 30-16 af

No. 24 North Carolina beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-74

CHICAGO — Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance. Brice Johnson had 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting, and No. 24 North Carolina used its stout defense to hold off No. 12 Ohio State for an 82-74 victory Saturday. Jordan l

Allen County Common Pleas dispositions

COURT RECORD Allen County Common Pleas Disposition/Dec. 17 William Cole Jr., 46, address unavailable, found guilty of two counts of burglary, breaking and entering, and receiving stolen property. Sentence: 5.5 years prison, pay $2,511 restitution. Robert T. Curry, 59, of Angola, Ind., found guilty of robbery and rape. Sentence: 13 years prison,

Many folks fantasize about being in the movie business, thinking they have what it takes to put together a video. But it's not a simple process.
Movies and videos telling complex stories are typically cooperative efforts involving a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of skills working toward a common goal.
That's what Big Walnut High

'By The Grace of God'

Many folks fantasize about being in the movie business, thinking they have what it takes to put together a video. But it's not a simple process. Movies and videos telling complex stories are typically cooperative efforts involving a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of skills working toward a common goal. That's what Big Walnut High

Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Dec. 11 to Dec. 17. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen County Recorder Mona Losh's Office. Last year Last week This week Deeds 86 78 68 Mortgages 42 54 6

December indictments by Allen County grand jury

The Allen County grand jury returned 22 public indictments this month. Those indicted and their charges are:Adam B. Lynn, 34, of 734 S. Main St., felonious assault with a repeat violent offender specification.Chris S. Gallant, 27, of 800 S. Woodlawn Ave., Apt. F, burglary.Brian J. Matheny, 43, of East Jordan, Mich., aggravated robbery.William D. Sh

Morrow County Courts news

Marriage LicenseJason Michael Conrad, 38, Mt. Gilead, Dock Worker to Billie Jo Ritchie, 31, Mt. Gilead, Cashier. Real Estate12/03/14 Goldie Sheets to Lynn and Susan Broome; Lot 830, Village of Mt. Gilead, Gilead Twp. for $132,000. Matthew and Michele Planey to Melisa and Christopher Blunk; Unit 2, Lot 329, Candlewood, Congress Twp. for $199,900.

Many folks fantasize about being in the movie business, thinking they have what it takes to put together a video, but it's not a simple process. Movies and videos telling complex stories are typically cooperative efforts involving a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of skills working towards a common goal.
That's what Big Walnut High

'By The Grace of God'

Many folks fantasize about being in the movie business, thinking they have what it takes to put together a video, but it's not a simple process. Movies and videos telling complex stories are typically cooperative efforts involving a diverse group of individuals with a wide range of skills working towards a common goal. That's what Big Walnut High

Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court Dispositions Dec. 8: Jamila N. Khokhar, 66, of 3800 Shalloway, P.O. Box 356, Celina, pleaded guilty to unauthorized use of property. Sentence: 30 days jail, suspended, $100 fine. Spring R. Fugatt, 34, of 776 Richie Ave., pleaded guilty to keeping disorderly house. Sentence: 30 days jail, suspended, $200 fine. Dalontay R. Ed

Thelma Taylor, of Ashley, formerly of Radnor, will celebrate her 101st birthday on Tuesday, Dec. 23.
She was born in 1913 in Meigs County to Claude and Blanche Schultz.
She has four children: Lowell (Aldena) Taylor of Radnor, Pat (Charlie) Snare of Marion, Sherry Shelton of Kellar, Texas, and Linda (Phill) Seiter of Blanchard, Mich.; 11 grandchil

Thelma Taylor to turn 101

Thelma Taylor, of Ashley, formerly of Radnor, will celebrate her 101st birthday on Tuesday, Dec. 23. She was born in 1913 in Meigs County to Claude and Blanche Schultz. She has four children: Lowell (Aldena) Taylor of Radnor, Pat (Charlie) Snare of Marion, Sherry Shelton of Kellar, Texas, and Linda (Phill) Seiter of Blanchard, Mich.; 11 grandchil

Property Transfers - November 2014

The following Property Transfers were recorded in Crawford County during the month of November 2014. Mary F. Aplas to Belinda S Dutey, 217 Hetrick Drive, Galion, $68,000 Patsy A. Chema to Grace Williams and Ray Williams, 601 Union Street, Crestline, $50,000 GJC Ohio, LLC to R&P Real Estate Holdings, LLC, 6824 Crawford Morrow County Line Road

LAND TRANSFERS

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Dec. 4 to Dec. 10. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen County Recorder Mona Losh's Office. Last year Last week This week Deeds 62 57 78 Mortgages 46 35 54

Marriages and divorces

MARRIAGES Craig A. Bloom, 47, Lima, and Charlene K. Winter, 54, Lima; Michael S. Berry, 32, Lima, and Amber D. Fields, 26, Lima; Duane D. Creasap, 69, Lima, and Marylee E. Baumgardner, 66, Lima; Adam M. Cox, 30, Elida, and Gillian M. Kales, 26, Elida; Jeffrey K. Burkholder, 50, Elida, and Irina P. Groman, 37, Elida; David R. Propst, 66, Lima, and

The Reds came out dealing on Thursday.
But what exactly are they doing?
Gone are Alfredo Simon and Mat Latos. In return they picked up two pitchers, an infielder and a catcher.
But they obtained zero outfielders and no power.
The Reds sent right-hander Simon to the Tigers for minor league pitcher and former first round draft pick in 2013 Jonath

Reds make deals, but still need left fielder

The Reds came out dealing on Thursday. But what exactly are they doing? Gone are Alfredo Simon and Mat Latos. In return they picked up two pitchers, an infielder and a catcher. But they obtained zero outfielders and no power. The Reds sent right-hander Simon to the Tigers for minor league pitcher and former first round draft pick in 2013 Jonath

ASSEMBLYOF GODBellevue Assembly of God Church, 770 Kilbourne St. Rev. John Ginty, pastor. Worship and Children's Church, 10:30 a.m.
 BAPTISTAdams Twp. Freewill Baptist, 6901 TR 190, Green Springs. Rev. Paul Tyree. Worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.
Bellevue Missionary Baptist Church, Ohio 269 North. Worship, 11 a.m.; 6 p.m.; W

Church Directory

ASSEMBLYOF GODBellevue Assembly of God Church, 770 Kilbourne St. Rev. John Ginty, pastor. Worship and Children's Church, 10:30 a.m. BAPTISTAdams Twp. Freewill Baptist, 6901 TR 190, Green Springs. Rev. Paul Tyree. Worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Bellevue Missionary Baptist Church, Ohio 269 North. Worship, 11 a.m.; 6 p.m.; W

Crawford County Municipal Court hearings, waivers

The following individuals chose to waive their right to a hearing in Crawford County Municipal Court by paying the fines and fees indicated. These items were processed during the week of Dec. 1: · Nathan A. Plank, Galion, tag/sticker violation, paid $26 fine plus $94 costs · Logan S. Temple, Willard, tag/sticker violation, paid $26 fine

ASSEMBLYOF GODBellevue Assembly of God Church, 770 Kilbourne St. Rev. John Ginty, pastor. Worship and Children's Church, 10:30 a.m.
 BAPTISTAdams Twp. Freewill Baptist, 6901 TR 190, Green Springs. Rev. Paul Tyree. Worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.
Bellevue Missionary Baptist Church, Ohio 269 North. Worship, 11 a.m.; 6 p.m.; W

Church Directory

ASSEMBLYOF GODBellevue Assembly of God Church, 770 Kilbourne St. Rev. John Ginty, pastor. Worship and Children's Church, 10:30 a.m. BAPTISTAdams Twp. Freewill Baptist, 6901 TR 190, Green Springs. Rev. Paul Tyree. Worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Bellevue Missionary Baptist Church, Ohio 269 North. Worship, 11 a.m.; 6 p.m.; W

Courthouse News

REAL ESTATE Ohio Real Properties, LLC to Lucas D. and Renee L. Grime, acreage on County Road H, Archbold, $42,500. Tess C. Pinter, trustee to Martin A. and Wendy R. Mayer, 608 N. Defiance St., Archbold, $190,000. Melissa K. Herman and Mischell S. Sloan to Melissa K. Herman, 3783 County Road 5-1, Delta, $76,750. Wesley R. Kinsey and Karen J. Kel





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