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Tuesday, September 5th, 2006
By Nancy Allen
The Lake Improvement Association (LIA) last week mailed petitions containing almost 2,000 signatures to candidates for Ohio governor, Ken Blackwell and Ted Strickland, about the plight of Grand Lake.
"Hopefully, we will make our voices heard," said membership chairwoman Gayle Sachs, upon reporting during Saturday's LIA meeting that the petitions had been mailed. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
It was appropriate that two Mercer County teams would battle it out for the championship of the Mercer Health Volleyball Invitational in Celina on Saturday.
In the end, Marion Local captured the championship by beating the host Bulldogs 25-19 and 25-15, winning the tournament over the Bulldogs for a second straight year. [More]
Obituaries on September 5th, 2006
Dorothy Ann Clark, 68, of Rockford, died at 6:43 a.m. Sept. 3, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Mary Darnell-Schneider, 73, 1245 S. Knoxville Ave., St. Marys, died at 8:10 p.m [More]
Bernard J. Dietz, 79, 8 S. Eastmoor Drive, New Bremen, died Sept. 2, 2006, at St. Marys Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Marjorie A. "Marge" Klingshirn, 70, 604 Woodview Drive, Coldwater, died at 11:2 [More]
Paul May Jr., 56, 300 Bruns Ave., Celina, died at 2:30 a.m. Sept. 2, 2006, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Death was due to a massive stroke. [More]
Gail M. Rutschilling, 49, 309 E. College St., Coldwater, died Sept. 1, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Pearl E. Schmidt, 84, of Rockford, died at 8:58 p.m. Sept. 2, 2006, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford, where she had been a patient since Aug. 29. [More]
Helen I. Stang, 96, formerly of Celina, died at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 2, 2006, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Ralph U. Timmerman, 74, 417 S. Second St., Coldwater, died Sept. 3, 2006, at his residence. [More]
John Tonkin, 59, 3505 state route 703, Celina, died Sept. 1, 2006, at his resid [More]
Thomas H. Vagedes, 76, 807 W. Butler St., Coldwater, died Sept. 1, 2006, at his residence. [More]
Celina native Kathleen Schlarman Wangler, 48, of Lima, died the early morning o [More]
Local pictures on September 5th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on September 5th, 2006
Planning to check legality of lake walk
Complainer about jail became an inmate there
New dean, new professors for Lake Campus
Woman heads to trial for allegedly biting off portion of man's tongue
Wife finds husband dead
CP33 meeting planned in Celina
Area harriers face tough field at Greenville