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Friday, June 22nd, 2007
From staff reports
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 [More]
By Nancy Allen
Local officials Thursday held their first meeting to investigate establishing a federal program to improve water quality in the Grand Lake/Wabash River Watershed.
But leaders must first find out if local farmers want the program before they begin the estimated one- to two-year planning required to get a USDA Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) for the watersheds. [More]
By William Kincaid
An emergency water restriction ordinance was activated by Rockford Village Administrator Jeff Long on this morning prohibiting residents from watering their lawns.
Long said all residents are to refrain from watering their lawns until further notice. However, they may continue to water flowers and wash cars. [More]
By Ryan Hines
ST. HENRY - Hitting is contagious and the Coldwater ACME team proved that during the fourth inning of its game against St. Henry at the Wally Post Athletic Complex on Thursday evening.
Coldwater had nine hits and scored nine runs in the fourth frame alone en route to a 12-2 trouncing of St. Henry in a five-inning contest. [More]
Obituaries on June 22nd, 2007
Robert Downing, 81, of Englewood, died June 18, 2007, at a hospice in Dayton. [More]
Cletus Henry Homan, 87, 909 Emerald Drive, Coldwater, died at 4:15 p.m. June 21, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Joyce M. Riethman, 50, 6266 Wells Road, Minster, died at 9:15 p.m. June 20, 2007, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Martha M. Wentz, 91, Celina, formerly of Fort Recovery, died at 4:55 a.m. June [More]
Local pictures on June 22nd, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 22nd, 2007
Jail tax on ballot
Bids favorable for improvement projects
Go-kart drivers team up to help local Red Cross chapter
Students receive college credit by leading the way
Montezuma jewelry buyer pleads not guilty
St. Marys man sentenced for sex acts with children
Retiring priest sees this as time of change
Return to the Big E for trio of NASCAR star drivers
Grand Lake scores seven runs in final two innings for win