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Friday, August 25th, 2006
By Janie Southard
St. Marys Roughriders football fans will observe a moment of silence before tonight's opening game to honor former coach Skip Baughman, who died this morning at a hospice in Toledo.
Baughman, 76, suffered a severe stroke Aug. 7 while visiting his daughter in Toledo and had been transferred to the hospice last week. [More]
By William Kincaid
Three school board members from Mercer County schools say they would be against allowing students to play football this season if a controversy in Kenton played out locally.
Dailyn Campbell, 16, and Jesse Howard, 17, have pleaded no contest to charges of placing a decoy deer in a country road, causing a car crash that seriously injured two other boys. They were sentenced last week to 60 days in juvenile detention that will not be served until after the Kenton High School football season. [More]
Bulldogs cruise past Roughriders, 4-1
By Ryan Hines
The Celina tennis team is off to a 4-0 start on the young fall sports season following a 4-1 victory over rival St. Marys on Thursday night.
The three Bulldogs' tennis matches all ended in victories for the Green and White.
Kelly Casad won at first singles over Kelly Fritz, 6-0 and 6-1, Erynn Piper was victorious in second singles 6-2 and 7-6 (5) over Megan Dominik and Kendra Menchhofer cruised past Lauren Miller 6-3 and 6-0. [More]
Obituaries on August 25th, 2006
Former St. Marys resident Eugene "Skip" Baughman, 76, died this morning, Aug. 2 [More]
William Carpenter, 82, 5250 U.S. 33, Rockford, died at 5:35 a.m. Aug. 24, 2006, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Albert L. Cross, 91, 155 Notheana Drive, St. Marys, died at 2:06 p.m. Aug. 23, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Flora Duncan French, 92, of Richland, Ga., died Aug. 22, 2006, at Palmyra Nursing Home, Albany, Ga. She had been ill the past six years. [More]
Ruth Joan Sickles, 72, of Celina, died Aug. 5, 2006, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Living Community, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on August 25th, 2006
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Kidz Blitz continues at Bethany
Celina girls soccer rebounds quickly
Roughriders roll past Bulldogs by 15 strokes