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Monday, February 26th, 2007
By Betty Lawrence
Ted and Alison Homan of rural Coldwater grew tired of making the long journey to Dayton to attend the Families with Children from China (FCC) chapter meetings, so they started their own local group.
The Homans adopted 14-month-old Audrey from China two years ago, and in December, they welcomed into their family 2-year-old Paul, also from China. The Homans have two older biological children, Andrew and Natalie. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
For the Celina WaterDogs, it was as close as close could be.
For Lauren Subler, it was a dream come true.
And for Jasmine Craft, it was a solid way to go out.
The Celina 400-yard freestyle relay team was a second away from achieving its goal of making the finals of the State Swimming Championships on Saturday. [More]
Obituaries on February 26th, 2007
William Beach, 86, 4841 Karafit Road, Celina, died Feb. 25, 2007, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Coma Jewell Drew, 71, of West Logan Street, Celina, died Feb. 25, 2007, at Merc [More]
Werner J. Fullenkamp, 91, 812 Westview Drive, Coldwater, died Feb. 25, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
William L. Hawkey, 84, 11200 Circle Drive, St. Marys, died at 11:55 p.m. Feb. 2 [More]
Lester W. Henschen, 80, 8282 Botkins Road, New Knoxville, died at 2:33 a.m. Feb. 24, 2007, at Lima Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Herold H. Johns, 88, of Toledo, died Feb. 24, 2007, in Toledo. [More]
Glee Kruse, 96, 3295 Glynwood Road, St. Marys, died Feb. 24, 2007 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Raymond H. Puthoff, 85, 3856 state Route 119, St. Henry, died at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 23, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Phyllis I. Rasawuhr, 86, 11160 Gallman Road, Mendon, died at 10:20 a.m. Feb. 24, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Henry E. Schulte, 90, 4974 state Route 219, Coldwater, died at 11:15 p.m. Feb. 24, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Gwendolyn A. Taylor, 71, 1106 Princeton Ave., Celina, died Feb. 25, 2007, at her residence following an extended illness. [More]
Local pictures on February 26th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on February 26th, 2007
Celina treading water on ownership of docks
Auglaize County snowplow drivers spread own special mix
Montezuma man injured pulling burning mattress from home
Grand Lake area will have five grapplers in Columbus
Celina girls pull upset on second seed
Indians, Rangers post victories
Versailles in district title game
Coldwater bowlers win district titles