David Panian, Monroe News

David Panian

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Adrian, MI, United States

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Past articles by David:

Vets complete second March to End Alzheimer's

For the second year, Army veterans Tim Welbaum and Scott Doney marched from Adrian to Ann Arbor to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. → Read More

Missing teenage boy found safe

ADRIAN — A 14-year-old boy who had been missing since Tuesday was found safe Saturday. A group of concerned people thought Gage Karn may have been hiding somewhere and found him. They called his parents and took him to a residence where they could meet him, his mother, Mary Ann Karn, said Sunday. “We greeted each other with hugs and kisses and tears,” she said. “He was humbly glad to see us, and… → Read More

Two autism center abuse cases set out one month

ADRIAN — The first two hearings in the autism center abuse cases were adjourned Tuesday until January. Sarah Jean Phillips, 26, of Raisin Township and Erinn Elizabeth Tiede, 24, of Adrian Township are each charged with a single count of assault and battery as well as a single count of fourth-degree child abuse. The first pretrial hearing in their cases had been scheduled for Tuesday morning in… → Read More

State honors Adrian man’s efforts to beat disabilities

ADRIAN — Four years ago, David Mayne was trying to raise four kids as a single father while on disability from injuries sustained in a car crash and → Read More

Recount in Lenawee County judge race ends in a tie

Sala will face Iddings in November election for county probate judge → Read More

Coca-Cola honors Morenci woman's academic achievements

MORENCI — When Barbara Barber took her granddaughter to enroll in classes at Jackson College two years ago, she wasn’t thinking of going back → Read More

6 years in prison ordered in drug death

ADRIAN — A woman who admitted giving heroin and cocaine to a man who died from an overdose just over a year ago should go to prison and then have a chance at a happy life, a Lenawee County judge was told Wednesday. That would be an opportunity Kernie McCelland Easterday IV never had, his mother, Samantha Putze, told Circuit Judge Anna Marie Anzalone during Colleen Marie Berridge’s sentencing.… → Read More

Manitou Beach man charged with OWI on lawn mower

ADRIAN — A Manitou Beach man has been charged with felony drunken driving after being arrested June 2 while driving a lawn mower along Devils Lake Highway. Martin Eric Hall, 51, of Manitou Beach was arraigned Tuesday in Lenawee County District Court on one count of third-offense operating while intoxicated. Through his attorney, Dominic Hamden of Milan, he waived a preliminary examination and… → Read More

Hudson man enters pleas in Thanksgiving stabbing

ADRIAN — A man accused of stabbing his sister in the head last Thanksgiving entered no-contest pleas Wednesday in Lenawee County Circuit Court. → Read More

New charges against wife in credit card fraud case

ADRIAN — A husband and wife accused of charging thousands of dollars on a stolen credit card were back in court Thursday. Justin Allen Johnston, 31, and Logan Lynn Johnston, 24, of Manchester each waived probable-cause hearings in Lenawee County District Court. Logan Johnston also was arraigned on six more felony charges — single counts of larceny in a building and identity theft and four counts… → Read More

Prices honored for Fiske Fries’ dedication to Lenawee County Fair

David Panian Daily Telegram News Editor @lenaweepanian ‘It’s a great honor’ ADRIAN — When you ask people what their favorite food is at the Lenawee County Fair, a common response is, “Fiske Fries.” Not just french fries, but Fiske Fries, which has been a staple at the fair for more than seven decades. For their long-time support of the fair, Fiske Fries owners Jerry and Glenda Price were named… → Read More

Jass granted delayed sentence for accessing Adrian College president's emails

ADRIAN — A former game show champion has a chance to clear her record but will have to pay restitution for hacking the emails of Adrian → Read More

Adrian man guilty in crash

David Panian Daily Telegram News Editor @lenaweepanian Man accepts plea agreement in injury accident ADRIAN — An Adrian man pleaded guilty Wednesday to causing serious injuries to another driver last year in a crash on South Main Street in Adrian. Bobby Whiteeagle Delagarza, 23, accepted a plea agreement in Lenawee County Circuit Court in which he pleaded guilty to attempted reckless driving… → Read More

Prison ordered for sex assault on sleeping woman

ADRIAN — An Adrian man convicted of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman asserted his innocence Friday before being sentenced to at least four years → Read More

River Raisin Festival returns to Blissfield this weekend

BLISSFIELD — Thursday’s opening of the River Raisin Festival will feature the reopening of a Blissfield landmark. A ribbon-cutting for → Read More

Man sentenced to prison 13 years after Adrian sex abuse case opened

David Panian Daily Telegram News Editor @lenaweepanian 'Definitely a huge relief' ADRIAN — After about 13 years, a criminal sexual conduct case involving a 12-year-old girl ended June 29 with an Ann Arbor man being sent to prison. So much time had passed that the detective who was assigned the case is now Adrian’s police chief. “I can remember being frustrated at the time with not having enough… → Read More

Lenawee sheriff’s office move to start next week

David Panian Daily Telegram News Editor @lenaweepanian Ready to move in ADRIAN — The Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office is just about ready to move in to its temporary space. The space on the first and second floors of the county annex building on West Front Street, across from the old courthouse, will house most of the sheriff’s office staff while the sheriff’s building is remodeled starting later… → Read More

Adrian Twp. man’s chickens must leave

ADRIAN — An Adrian Township man was told Thursday that chickens he has kept at his West Valley Road home must go. There is no right-to-farm protection to allow Joseph Patrick Brown to keep his 27 chickens, Lenawee County District Judge Laura J. Schaedler ruled. “There is a right to farm, but it doesn’t apply in this case,” Schaedler said. Adrian Township police ticketed Brown in June 2017 with… → Read More

Second man charged in overdose death

ADRIAN — A second man has been charged with providing drugs to a man who died from an overdose in January. Kenneth Ray Roberts, aka Nick Roberts, 33, of Adrian was arraigned Wednesday in Lenawee County District Court on one felony count of delivery of controlled substance causing death. He is accused of providing the heroin or fentanyl that killed Ricky Lynn Armstrong Jr. Christopher Ryan… → Read More

Increased dog license fees for Lenawee County criticized

ADRIAN — A dog breeder and a kennel club official complained Wednesday to Lenawee County commissioners that the new dog license fees are too expensive. The board of commissioners last month enacted an updated animal control ordinance that included increased fees for dog licenses that also aim to encourage dog owners to have their pets spayed or neutered. Dog licenses now cost $15 from Dec. 1 to… → Read More