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Wednesday, April 18th, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
At least two eaglets have hatched and appear to be doing well along the southwest side of Grand Lake, despite last week's snowfall and cold spell.
Jill Bowers, a St. Marys resident and volunteer American bald eagle watcher for the Ohio Division of Wildlife, said she's confirmed "two little heads" in the nest in the Mercer County Refuge, but hasn't ruled out the possibility of a third. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - A Minster High School student will make local history next spring when he receives a diploma at the end of his junior year. Board of education members as well as administrators could not be prouder judging from comments made Tuesday night.
Trenton Bihn, the son of Ralph and Kathy Bihn, will be the first student to receive a diploma under the board's accelerated learning and early graduation policy. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Kayla Thornsberry outdueled Acacia Truesdale as St. Marys stayed perfect on the season with a 5-2 win over the Redskins at Wapakoneta on Tuesday in Western Buckeye League action at Wapakoneta.
The Redskins, defending co-WBL champions, suffer their first loss of the season at 7-1 and now stand at 2-1 in the WBL. [More]
From Associated Press
COLUMBUS - The waiting is finally near the end for Todd Boeckman.
All those days spent holding a clipboard while standing on the sideline as somebody else played and got better - those are in the distant past as Boeckman tries to strengthen his grip on the starting quarterback job at Ohio State. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ST. HENRY - The Parkway Panther baseball team picked the most opportune time to play its best game of the season Tuesday night as they scored early and often and rode the strong pitching of Jensen Painter to down the St. Henry Redskins, 9-2, in Midwest Athletic Conference action at the Wally Post Athletic Complex. [More]
Obituaries on April 18th, 2007
Violet "Pauline" Ballweg, 84, 516 Webb St., St. Marys, died April 17, 2007, at her residence following an extended illness. [More]
Virginia E. Birt, 88, 7550 U.S. 33, Celina, died at 9:35 a.m. April 16, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Keith Kaiser, 50, 2156 St. Joe Road, Fort Recovery, died at 1:01 a.m. April 17, 2007, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Death was due to a sudden illness. [More]
Betty L. Willmann, 75, 05541 Glynwood Road, St. Marys, died at 1:19 p.m. April 16, 2007, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. [More]
Local pictures on April 18th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on April 18th, 2007
State may offer building funds this year
Finance options discussed for water treatment plant
Minster council looks toward future reconstruction plans
Loud party leads to arrests
Guest speaker addresses the pros and cons of tile drainage
Plans put on hold until November
Protect citizens' right to know
Celina track pulls off sweep of Elida
Wildcats rough up Cavaliers in five innings
Celina baseball handcuffed by Shawnee
Remodeled building in Celina combines office space, apartments
New daycare opening soon