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Monday, February 5th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
The variegated blue ball rolls noisily along the polished lane toward 10 pins standing at attention. Impact sends them sprawling in all directions as Betty Bollenbacher racks up another strike.
Bollenbacher, who turned 80 on Sunday, has amassed a collection of trophies attesting to her prowess in local, state and national bowling competitions. She rolled several 700 series over the years, but one goal remains elusive. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina boys swimming team picked a very good moment to outpoint rival Shawnee.
The WaterDogs captured the Western Buckeye League boys swimming title at the league meet in Lima on Saturday as Celina out-scored the Indians 272-235 for the title. The St. Marys boys placed sixth with 114 points. [More]
Obituaries on February 5th, 2007
Barbara Chilcoat, 67, 218 Eastowne Drive, Wapakoneta, died at 10:56 p.m. Februa [More]
Olive B. Crumpler, 86, of East Forest Street, Celina, died at 1:13 a.m. Feb. 4, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Marcella A. Doll, 87, 702 W. Walnut St., Coldwater, died Feb. 3, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Kathlene E. Ransbottom, 90, South Sugar St., Celina, died at 4:15 a.m. February 4, 2007, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys. [More]
Gregory B. Schmitz, 95, 322 Anthony Dr., St. Henry, died at 6:55 p.m. Feb. 3, 2007, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Local pictures on February 5th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on February 5th, 2007
Area squall causes 19-vehicle pileup
Deadline for candidates
LIA agrees to help pay for lawn soil testing
Library receives grant
Cavs finish meet runner-up
Piqua hands Bulldogs a defeat