STRONG WINTER STORM IMPACTING THE OHIO VALLEY THROUGH TONIGHT
A strong low pressure system will track across West Virginia tonight. On the backside of the low, an arctic airmass will spread into the Ohio Valley. As temperatures fall below freezing, mixed precipitation is changing over to snow. Periods of heavy snow will be possible. It will also be very windy with northwest
WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EST SUNDAY
* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with storms total accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph, resulting in blowing snow and near blizzard conditions. * WHERE...Mercer, Auglaize and Hardin Counties
Sun 13° Sun 13° -4° -4° Mon 10° Mon 10°
Wednesday, July 12th, 2006
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

The Rev. Ernie Ranly poses in front of a log and mortar wall, on the second floor of the home he was raised in near Cassella. Ranly, a missionary priest with the Precious Blood Society, recently authored a book about his childhood, called "Pick Up Stuff."

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CASSELLA - Father Ernie Ranly carefully walks up the old wooden steps to the second floor of the farmhouse.
The stairs slightly dip to one side near the top and the creaking noise from the worn planks suddenly goes silent. [More]
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