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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Kenton graduate Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday night as No. 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race.
The Tigers (9-2, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) set a school record with their 10th straight road win.
Missouri can clinch the E

No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Kenton graduate Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday night as No. 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race. The Tigers (9-2, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) set a school record with their 10th straight road win. Missouri can clinch the E

Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Nov. 13 to Nov. 19. 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 79 71 94 Mortgage 49 45 55

Northwest All-District football teams

COLUMBUS — The 2014 Associated Press Northwest All-District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: DIVISION I First Team OFFENSE: Ends—Grant Niswander, Findlay, 6-2, 175, sr. Linemen—Kobee Houghtlen, Tol. Whitmer, 6-4, 285, jr. Backs—Emmanuel Mogolu, Findlay, 5-9, 167, jr.; Malik Moore, Tol. Whitm

Crawford County Arraignments

The following was received from the office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Crawford County. Robert Thompson - Theft (5), $750,000 bond Katherine L. Swerlein - Possession of Drugs (F5), plea entered Amanda Phipps - Possession of Drugs (F5), $500,000 bond Nicholas G. McIntyre - Possession of Drugs (F5), $500,000 bond Kasie M. Frank - Possession of

LEGAL NOTICETO HENRY M. WILLIAMS, JR., AARON WILLIAMS, AND SYDNE...

Area prep bowling league starts Saturday

The 16th season of the Western Ohio High School Bowling Conference team play is set to begin this weekend in Minster, Ohio. The undercard for the weekend will be held in Wapakoneta as the Shawnee Indians will roll what amounts to an exhibition match against the defending OHSAA champions. If the recently completed preseason singles championships ar

BELLEVUE — Three Bellevue residents who were arrested by Bellevue Police last month for allegedly cooking meth have all had their cases bound over to Sandusky County Common Pleas Court where they face felony charges.
Michael Highlander, 31, Kara Hale , 38, and Shane Williams, 35, were all arrested Wednesday, Oct. 22 after The Bellevue Police

Meth bust charges head to higher court

BELLEVUE — Three Bellevue residents who were arrested by Bellevue Police last month for allegedly cooking meth have all had their cases bound over to Sandusky County Common Pleas Court where they face felony charges. Michael Highlander, 31, Kara Hale , 38, and Shane Williams, 35, were all arrested Wednesday, Oct. 22 after The Bellevue Police

On Sunday, you can see all kinds of super heroes, along with Santa Claus, in downtown Delaware during the 28th annual Christmas parade.
“They're going a few different ways with the super-hero theme, which is exactly what we had hoped for,” said Frances Jo Hamilton, executive director of Main Street Delaware, the non-profit organization

Parade will have super-hero theme

On Sunday, you can see all kinds of super heroes, along with Santa Claus, in downtown Delaware during the 28th annual Christmas parade. “They're going a few different ways with the super-hero theme, which is exactly what we had hoped for,” said Frances Jo Hamilton, executive director of Main Street Delaware, the non-profit organization

Community Bulletin Board

Fulton County Senior Center Luncheon Reservations Required 419-337-9299 800-686-9217 Home delivered - $1.75 On-site suggested donation Seniors (over 60) - $1.50 All others - $3.50 MENU Thursday, Nov. 20 Baked fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, fresh grapes and orange juice. Friday, Nov. 21 Baked chicken, mashed potatoes

Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court Dispositions Nov. 10: Domminic M. Potts, 21, of 433 Lewis Blvd., pleaded guilty to prohibitions; minors under 21. Sentence: 180 days jail, 100 suspended, $200 fine. Pleaded guilty to persistent disorderly conduct. Sentence: 30 days jail, $150 fine. Pleaded guilty to resisting arrest. Sentence: 90 days jail, 50 suspended, $150

Shawnee honor roll

The following students made the Shawnee High School Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. Highest Honors: 9th grade – Paige Bowers, Isabella Fusillo, Zane Goodin, Isaac Hanover, Rachel Hunt, Joel Hutchison, Kai Malcolm, Arianna Smedley, Zachary Ziccardi 10th grade – Rishika Avvari, Alyssa Freymuth-Moots, Racheal Hendershot 11th grade

Perry High School honor roll

The following students made the Perry Junior High and High School Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. All A Honor Roll: 7th grade - Helen Beerline 8th grade - Shanda Cowan, Michael Harrikissoon, Wesley Nguyen, Gracie Prine, 9th grade - Morgan Abry, Amiah Allen, Nicholas Dove, Iyanna Grant, Emily Prinsen, Jake Steed, Kaylyne Trent 10th grade -

Municipal Court records

Hearings in the following criminal and/or traffic cases were conducted in Crawford County Municipal Court during the week of October 27, 2014: · Scotty L. Patterson Jr., Ashland, disorderly conduct, fined $50nplus $258 costs, sentenced to 30 days with 30 days suspended · Renee L. Berry, Crestline, resisting arrest, fined $150 plus $274

St. Charles honor roll

The following students made the St. Charles Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. Honors: 5th Grade- Sophia Braun, Madeline Brunner, Sebastian Contini, Frankie McDonald Jr., Leyton Satterfield 6th Grade- Jacqueline Cutlip, Mary Kate Dee, Anthony Guagenti, Justin Hawkins, Mari Kerby, Casey Koenig, Gabriella Larschied, Kennedy Parker, Aaron Simmons

Allen ESC honor roll

The following students made the Allen County Educational Service Center Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. Allen County Pathway to Success: Hunter Burgess, Dakota Burk, Victoria Cohen, Kaleb Davis, Gavin Jenkins, Sophie Long, Connor Reed, Brandon Schindler, Michael Williams

Local football players named all-district

By ROB HAMILTON MCSSports@civitasmedia.com Local athletes were well-represented on the Central District's all-district football teams. In Division IV, four Highland players were honored, with Jacob Brown, a senior offensive lineman, being named to the first team. Sophomore kicker Satchel Denton was named to the second-team offense, while senior

LIMA — The railroad crossing at Cable Road will finally be fixed.
An agreement between the city of Lima and the railroad, Chicago, Fort Wayne and Eastern Railroad has resulted in the railroad company agreeing to the repairs of the crossing.
A month ago, officials from the city of Lima, CFE and a railroad inspector from the Federal Railroad

Railroad tracks closer to repair

LIMA — The railroad crossing at Cable Road will finally be fixed. An agreement between the city of Lima and the railroad, Chicago, Fort Wayne and Eastern Railroad has resulted in the railroad company agreeing to the repairs of the crossing. A month ago, officials from the city of Lima, CFE and a railroad inspector from the Federal Railroad

AP names All-Central District football teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2014 Associated Press All-Central District football Teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: DIVISION I First Team OFFENSE: Ends—Cedric Frierson, Westerville Central, 6-2, 202, jr.; Kyle Marcinick, Dublin Coffman, 6-1, 175, sr.; Noah Stephens, Grove City Central Crossing, 6-4, 215, jr. Linemen&

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

Wapak dominates all-WBL football team

After going 10-0 on the season, Wapakoneta won several of the top Western Buckeye League awards for football this season. Defensive end Thomas Schoenlein (defensive lineman of the year), Adam Henderson (co-defensive back of the year), tackle Blake Pfenning (offensive lineman of the year) and Tristan Meyer (kicking specialist) all received special





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