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Friday, October 6th, 2006
12,000 steelworkers on strike in St. Marys and at 15 other plants in U.S., Canada
From Associated Press
By THOMAS J. SHEERAN
Associated Press Writer
AKRON - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., with 12,000 union employees on strike at 16 plants in the U.S. and Canada, will turn to managers, inventory and tires from overseas to try to keep things going.
The United Steelworkers of America terminated a day-to-day contract extension Thursday and quickly set up picket lines. A company spokesman said talks would not resume until Saturday at the earliest. [More]
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - It was a chilly night to be out, but Goodyear's union workers remained on picket lines throughout the early hours last night.
They say they don't want to be on the street but that's where they are and will be 24/7 until the United Steelworkers' strike ends. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Taking place before most of the area's conference meets, the annual Lions Invitational usually provides a good sneak peek at what conference - and postseason - challenges persist.
This year's meet had a few more interesting scenarios to offer. [More]
By Randy Bruns
FORT RECOVERY - There was an ambush at the Fort Site Fieldhouse Thursday night, and the state's number-one ranked small school volleyball team was the unwilling victim.
The Fort Recovery Indians put an exclamation point on their recent resurgence with a resounding four-game thrashing of the Marion Local Flyers, who are ranked atop the Division IV coaches poll and had not lost to a fellow small school team this year. [More]
Obituaries on October 6th, 2006
Bert C. Allman, 85, of St. Marys, died at 9:55 a.m. Oct. 5, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, following a brief battle with cancer. [More]
Thomas Mackenbach Sr., 62, 12012 Evans Road, Mendon, died Oct. 5, 2006, at St. [More]
Wilma A. Moeller, 83, 10901 Tri-Township Road, St. Marys, died Oct. 4, 2006, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on October 6th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on October 6th, 2006
Mendon man killed in crash
Celina may use GPS to map streets, infrastructure
A bid for Fort Recovery
New rules for hunting
From rockets to religion
Celina thrashed by O-G at home
Minster and St. Marys earn bids to state meet
St. Henry rolls past Parkway in three
Versailles runs its perfect campaign to 19-0 overall