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Boosters to offer Wildcat Tour
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:13 PM

The Jefferson Athletic Boosters will hold the Wildcat Tour, a 22-mile family-oriented bike ride, on Aug. 23.

Early registration is due by Saturday and is $20 for adults and $15 for students and includes a Dry-FIT T-shirt. Registration the day of the race is the same with no T-shirt.

Library to have use of 3D printer in February
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:11 PM


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DELPHOS — The Delphos Public Library will be home to a 3D printer in February. Director Kelly Rist learned of the printer’s availability at a Nordwell meeting in Perrysburg in June.

“This printer will be well-received,” Rist said. “I’m going to talk to the schools and see if their STEM classes would like to come in to use it and the general public will really be interested, as well.”

Man given life sentence for Mercer Co. murders
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:10 PM

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CELINA — The second person charged in the shooting deaths of a man and woman near Fort Recovery has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Bryant Rhoades, 23, Union City, Indiana, entered an Alford plea to two counts of aggravated murder in a Mercer County courtroom on Tuesday. An Alford plea is not an admission of guilt but a recognition that the prosecution has enough evidence for a conviction.

VW Court news
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:04 PM



VAN WERT — The following individuals appeared this week in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court:


Change of plea

Michael Whisman, 23, Van Wert, changed his plea to guilty to complicity to burglary, a felony of the second degree.

YWCA fall swim lessons registration open
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 8:00 PM



VAN WERT — The YWCA of Van Wert County is now accepting registration for their fall swim lesson session. The eight- week session begins Sept. 2 and runs through Oct. 27. Classes are held Monday and Tuesday evenings. Call for specific class times.