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Monday, June 11th, 2007
By William Kincaid
Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance board members recommended hiring Laura Walker, Montezuma, as the new watershed coordinator during a special meeting Friday night.
Theresa Dirksen, the current watershed coordinator, said the recommendation of Walker will be presented to the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) board during a meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday. The SWCD board is in charge of hiring a watershed coordinator. [More]
Day after day the sun shone out
Till the earth was choking with dust and drought,
And millions of blossoms on hill and plain
Were almost dead for the want of rain.
All through the meadows the heads of wheat
Bent low with the long-continued heat [More]
Obituaries on June 11th, 2007
Norman Behr, 70, of Fort Loramie, died June 10, 2007, at his home.
Funeral ar [More]
Nelma L. Hecht, 90, formerly of 413 Arlington St., St. Marys, died at 1 a.m. June 9, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
The Rev. Emil J. Labbe, 66, died at 12:23 p.m. June 8, 2007, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center, Carthagena, where he was a resident. [More]
Willis "Matt" Matthews, 58, 1010 Kimberly Drive, St. Marys, died suddenly June 8, 2007, at his home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Donna Jean Rohrbach, 82, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died at 1:30 p.m. June 10, 2007, [More]
Clarence A. Weitzel, 89, 2687 Mercer-Darke County Line Road, Fort Recovery, died at 9:10 a.m. June 10, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Former Cridersville resident Anna E. Whitaker, 84, of Miller House, Celina, died at 2 p.m. June 8, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on June 11th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 11th, 2007
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