Saturday, September 29th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
Calvin Freeman no longer takes anything for granted in the wake of two near-fatal heart attacks last week.
Freeman, assistant chief of the Celina Police Department, feels blessed to have a new lease on life with virtually no restrictions once he recuperates from angioplasty. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - Never say die.
Sounds like the calling card for the Fort Recovery Indians.
Trailing 13-0 after the first quarter, the Indians came back to take the lead, then after St. John's regained the lead in the fourth quarter, tied the game with 21/2 minutes left to force overtime. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
It didn't take long for Marion Local to put its game with Versailles safely in the win column.
The Flyers scored 21 points in the first quarter, then added 14 in the second en route to a 56-13 drubbing of the Tigers at Hole Field in the 62nd meeting between the teams. [More]
Obituaries on September 29th, 2007
Andrew Clemens Baumer, 82, state Route 48, Houston, died 7:13 p.m. Sept. 27, 2007, at Triumph Hospital of Lima. [More]
Billy Joe Boyd Jr., 58, 626 Cleveland Ave., St. Marys, died 3:45 a.m. Sept. 28, 2007, at Dayton VA Medical Center. [More]
Ernest J. Homan, 79, 645 St. Anthony Rd., Fort Recovery, died 11:20 a.m. Sept. [More]
Kimberly Houts, 31, 1906 Sutton Drive, died 2:32 a.m. Sept. 28, 2007 at her residence from Kidney disease. [More]
Ethel Ketron, 96, Winchester, Ind., died Sept. 26, 2007 at Randolph Nursing Home, Winchester. [More]
Beverly Jean Laffin, 69, rural Wapakoneta, died 9:55 p.m. Sept. 27, 2007 at her residence. [More]
Former St. Marys mayor, Norman P. Opperman, 92, 730 N. Spruce Street, St. Marys [More]
Ruth E. Wine, 81, 237 Candlewood Place, St. Marys, died 11:29 p.m. Sept. 27, 2007 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on September 29th, 2007
Subscriber stories on September 29th, 2007
Street crews will be working in the already congested area along Havemann Road near Grand Lake Road this weekend.
The city plans to spend $7,000 or
and William Kincaid
Despite the pleasant weather, Friday proved to be an incendiary day as three fires were reported in Mercer and Auglaize Counties.
ST. HENRY -A St. Henry business will build a new facility in the village's business park at the corner of state Route 118 and Ash Street, Village Administrator Don Hess told council members this week.
Kenton's famous wide-open aerial assault was on display at Celina Stadium on Friday night as the Wildcats shredded the Bulldogs' secondary on the way to a 42-14 win.
ROCKFORD - Big plays and turnovers were the story of the night Friday as the Coldwater Cavaliers ran their winning streak to four games with a 35-14 victory over the Parkway Panthers.
MINSTER - When two winless team play, sometimes the final result comes down to which team wants to win more.
It was the New Bremen Cardinals who seemed to want this rivalry game more, as they turned some big plays and sturdy defense into a 29-6 victory over the Minster Wildcats.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys broke open a tied game in the second half and moved themselves back into Western Buckeye League title contention in beating Ottawa-Glandorf 35-21 on Friday night at Titan Stadium.