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Saturday, October 21st, 2006
OSU researcher says state crop shows losses; local grower says so too
By Shelley Grieshop
COLDWATER - Soggy fields, rodents and fungi have made finding the perfect pumpkin for a jack-o-lantern a little more difficult this fall.
The state of Ohio - ranking third in the nation last year for the largest pumpkin crop - may have to bow out of the top standings for 2006, said Jim Jasinski, a researcher for the Ohio State University in South Charleston, east of Dayton. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
VERSAILLES - What a difference a week makes.
Friday night the Versailles Tigers came back to earth with a thud as the St. Henry Redskins used a punishing running game and a stifling defense to rout the Tigers 51-8 in Midwest Athletic Conference action on Senior Night at Hole Field. [More]
By Randy Bruns
ANNA - The high school football playoffs don't start for two weeks yet, but as far as the Marion Local Flyers are concerned, the postseason began a week ago.
The Flyers needed another victory over a solid team Friday night to solidify their playoff standing, and they delivered in convincing fashion with a 34-13 win over the Anna Rockets. [More]
Obituaries on October 21st, 2006
John W. Albers, 96, 4362 Botkins Road, Celina, died at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 2006, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Thomas L. Criblez, 61, of Fairborn, died the morning of Oct. 19, 2006, at his home following a battle with multiple sclerosis. [More]
Coletta M. Schwieterman, 89, 721 W. Sycamore St., Coldwater, died at 11:50 a.m. Oct. 20, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Paul Siefring, 75, 217 South Perry St., St. Marys, died Oct. 20, 2006, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Fay Delbert Stiverson, 84, 5309 Mud Pike, Celina, died at 3:12 a.m. Oct. 20, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Edna O. Vanderhorst, 83, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys, died at 3:15 p.m. Oct. 19, 2006, at Otterbein St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on October 21st, 2006
Subscriber only stories on October 21st, 2006
Commissioners approve rezoning for development
Minster residents will vote on two school levies Nov. 7
Board hires mental health service provider to help troubled students
Cavaliers win share of MAC
Celina loses Battle of Bulldogs
Roughriders roll over Elida
Wapak wins share of WBL with win
Wildcats hold off Panthers
Blue Jays shut out Cardinals