Special Weather Statement issued January 28 at 11:26PM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS OVERNIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING... Temperatures near zero and in the single digits above zero, combined with winds up to 10 mph, will result in wind chill values in the single digits below zero. The subzero wind chills will linger through early Saturday morning. Be sure to dress in extra layers and try to limit any skin exposure and time outdoors.
Wind Chill Advisory issued January 28 at 7:36PM EST until January 29 at 10:00AM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM EST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero are expected. * WHERE...Portions of central and west central Ohio. * WHEN...From 1 AM to 10 AM EST Saturday. * IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken.
-1° -1° slight chance Sat 19° Sat 19° 10° 10° Sun 29° Sun 29°
Tuesday, September 12th, 2006
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - Jenna Watercutter, a seventh-grader from St. Henry, knows all about heroes.
There are three in her family, grandpa Albert Steinbrunner, uncle Vern Steinbrunner and cousin Matt Galdeen, she says while visiting the West Ohio Healing Field on Monday. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Members of the private Lake Development Corporation (LDC) on Monday expressed frustration over an alleged lack of oversight of small and medium livestock farms and a lack of ODNR funds for dredging Grand Lake.
Water quality data and studies of the lake's watershed show the majority of nutrients getting into the lake come from the predominant land use in the watershed - farmland - during rain runoff and snow melt events. [More]
Event will raise money for St. Marys Community Youth Center, Auglaize County Shop With a Cop program
By Nancy Allen
What do antique tractors and poker have in common?
The first Antique Tractor Poker Run on Sept. 23 in Auglaize County.
Three area farmers, John Moeller and Lee Sudman, both of St. Marys, and Allen Paul, New Bremen, are organizing the event with the help of the St. Marys Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), the main sponsor. Pro-ceeds raised from the event will go to the St. Marys Commun-ity Youth Center and the Auglaize County Law En-forcement Shop with a Cop program. [More]
Obituaries on September 12th, 2006
Louis P. Fischer, 54, of Westerville, died Sept. 9, 2006, at Mt. Carmel Hospital East, Columbus, of natural causes. [More]
Donna M. Fontanini, 56, of 150 South Cedar St., Coldwater, died Sept. 11, 2006, at her sister Martha's home, Muncie, Ind. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Derrell "Ted" Franklin, 96, of Boundary St., Fort Recovery, died at 6 p.m. Sept [More]
Lela Mae Gordon, 87, of Duff, Tenn., died at 12;15 p.m. Sept. 10, 2006, at the St. Marys Living Center. She had been a resident since 1993. [More]
Leo M. Levi, 73, 918 Sycamore St., Celina, died at 6:32 p.m. Sept. 8, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Leona C. Prenger, 90, of Anna, died at 9 p.m. Sept. 10, 2006, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Alice M. Tobin, 78, of Montezuma, died September 11, 2006 at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on September 12th, 2006
Subscriber stories on September 12th, 2006
NEW BREMEN - Government funding cuts and other recent changes in the state's Medicaid program could financially devastate small county mental retardation and developmental disabilities (MR/DD) agencies, officials say.
WAPAKONETA - An Indiana man pleaded not guilty in court this morning to charges he caused the traffic death of a Minster woman in May.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local Schools board of education Monday night voted to accept a maintenance plan required by the Ohio School Facilities Commission.
ST. HENRY - Village councilors on Monday hired Tammy Hoying of rural St. Henry as the new utilities clerk and administrative assistant.
Council members approved the hiring as an emergency ordinance bypassing the usual three readings, at Village Administrator Don Hess' request.
ST. MARYS - City council members made good time Monday night doing the city's business in 11 minutes flat, including a couple minutes for prayer and the pledge of allegiance.
Measure could be approved during Oct. 9 meeting
ST. HENRY - Residents who use freestanding outdoor furnaces may want to start searching for alternative heating sources, as village council will vote on an ordinance prohibiting the devices at the Oct. 9 meeting.
Mercer County Sheriff's deputies, acting on a tip from an area resident, uprooted 10 marijuana plants Monday in the area of Duckfoot Landing near Montezuma.
Another sport reached the end of its "regular season" and started its postseason as the first 26 NASCAR races ended and the drivers ranked in the top 10 in the points standings qualified to move on to contend for the NEXTEL Cup title.
COLDWATER - The Coldwater Cavaliers improved to 4-2 on the season with a three-game win over Van Wert on Monday night at the Palace while the Cougars remain winless in five matches.
Compiled by Ryan Hines
and Gary R. Rasberry
The St. Marys Roughriders picked up their first victory of the season on the volleyball courts with a four-match win over Lima Senior on Monday night.