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Wednesday, July 5th, 2006
By Laura Walker
It's more than sparks and competition. It's a family affair with a teeter totter for steam engines, tree climbing for whoever wants to and live music.
The Darke County Steam Threshers will host its 50th annual reunion Thursday through Sunday at the corner of Reed Road and U.S. 127, Darke County. [More]
By Ryan Hines
The Grand Lake Mariners split two games the past two days defeating Lake Erie 7-3 on Monday before losing to Lima during a matinee on Independence Day, 4-0.
The Mariners are now 10-13-1 this summer and have lost to the rival Locos three straight times since opening the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League season with a victory over Lima. [More]
Obituaries on July 5th, 2006
Robert M. Gariety, 88, of Miller Road, Russia, died the evening of July 4, 2006 [More]
Orville L. Highley, 99, 918 Canterbury Drive, Celina, died July 4, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Rose Mary Schwieterman, 83, 8591 Erie Drive, Maria Stein, died at 1:08 a.m. July 5, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Van Wert native Martha Verdene Lehman Simindinger, 79, of rural Grover Hill, died at 11:40 a.m. July 3, 2006, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on July 5th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on July 5th, 2006
In need of roofing
Sign up for Bar Stool Open begins
Contestants needed to sign up for boat parade
Moorman Harting & Company marking 50 years in business
Grand opening set at Cozy Cabin Quilting
Shifting gears
Minster rolls to Auglaize County sectional crown
St. Henry's top team waiting for opponent