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Friday, September 7th, 2007
By Betty Lawrence
Andy Dobmeyer of Coldwater says it feels "pretty good" to be named Ohio's Best Bagger.
With all the agility and ease his 6'5" frame and long arms allow, Dobmeyer earned the bragging rights for that title by defeating 25 other competitors at the Ohio Grocers Association State Best Bagger contest. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Given the defenses were dominating play in the first half, the St. Marys-Celina boy's soccer match on Thursday had the feel that one goal would do it for either team.
The Roughriders got that one goal, then added one late in the match to post a 2-0 win at Celina Soccer Stadium in Western Buckeye League action.     St. Marys goes to 2-0 in the WBL and 2-2-1 overall as Celina drops to 1-1 and 2-3. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
Though the football season is 10 weeks long, with only about one-fourth of the teams qualifying for the playoffs, it's very important for teams to get off to a fast start.
Over the last two years, 13 of the 15 Western Buckeye League and Midwest Athletic Conference teams to make the playoffs started the year off with a 2-0 mark. [More]
Obituaries on September 7th, 2007
Wallace W. McDougall, 81, Harbor Point Drive, Celina, died at 11:50 p.m. Sept. 5, 2007, at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, Wis. [More]
Mary Ellen Minnich, 80, 3 W. Plum St., New Bremen, died at 6 a.m. Sept. 6, 2007, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on September 7th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on September 7th, 2007
Mercer County on the map with Geotube testing
Beach water samples test high for E. coli
Seaver to run for empty seat on Minster council
Local woman top writer in poetry contest
Area man enters guilty plea for sex charge
Kuhn hired as clerk-treasurer
Man sentenced for assault charge
Bulldogs breeze by Roughriders in three
Marion downs St. Henry for 8-0 start
Cards impress coach with play against Cavs