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Friday, March 23rd, 2007
Loaded hunting rifle is found in his vehicle
By Margie Wuebker
A 17-year-old Marion Local High School junior faces the possibility of expulsion after a loaded rifle was found in his vehicle parked on school property.
The incident unfolded Monday morning after a witness reported seeing someone toss what appeared to be a beer can from a vehicle leaving a driveway at the elementary/junior high building. [More]
Winter crops also could increase corn yields, extension educator says
By Nancy Allen
Recent studies on winter cover crops have shown great promise in tying up phosphorous and nitrogen, two nutrients abundant in the Grand Lake and Wabash River watersheds.
Jim Hoorman, of the Ohio State University Extension, spoke to a crowd of about 40 people Thursday at a Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance advisory board meeting. He is helping conduct studies on annual rye grass and cereal rye grass, two types of winter cover crops. [More]
Obituaries on March 23rd, 2007
Lowell E. Hassan, 82, 814 Sunset Drive, Coldwater, died at 1:30 p.m. March 21, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Loyd James Hole, 62, 108 Oakwood Drive, St. Marys, died March 21, 2007, at his residence of natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on March 23rd, 2007
Subscriber only stories on March 23rd, 2007
City to consider design standards
Area flooding a possibility
Juggling act will end with decision from EPA
Mayor not to seek re-election
Death being investigated
Prayers in the Ohio sky