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Saturday, May 26th, 2007
By Betty Lawrence
The 3,433 white wooden crosses that fill the grassy lawn beside the Celina Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) facility stand quietly at attention but the message each evokes speaks volumes.
The crosses represent the military men and women who have died while serving with the United States Armed Forces in Iraq. A symbolic orange poppy adorns each cross and in the front row are three black crosses, representing the MIAs in Iraq, including SG. Keith Maupin, of Batavia, Ohio, who was captured in 2004. [More]
Versailles, St. Henry lead off top five MAC sweep of girls
By Bruce Monnin
PIQUA - It was a good night to be a fan of the Midwest Athletic Conference Friday at the Division III regional track meet.
Of the 21 individual events contested, MAC athletes claimed first place in nine of them, as well as winning four of the six relay races on the night. Meanwhile, eight other MAC relay teams and 22 other individuals also qualified for the state track meet by finishing in the top four of their events. [More]
Obituaries on May 26th, 2007
Former Mercer County resident, Steven James Hileman, 22, Columbus, died May 23, 2007, of injuries received in a traffic accident. [More]
Local pictures on May 26th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on May 26th, 2007
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