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Monday, October 1st, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Sailing down the Miami and Erie Canal on a beautiful fall evening took on a new twist Saturday as the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers sponsored a pumpkin regatta.
The organization, which baked the world's largest pumpkin pie one year and dropped huge pumpkins onto vehicles with smashing success the next year, hit on a novel feature for its autumn festival. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Going into Saturday, the Celina girls tennis team was in perfect position to capture their first Western Buckeye League title since 2002.
At the end of the day, the NetDogs had a bullseye.
Celina sent four of its five groups into the championship match, winning one title and adding three runners-up, to win the overall title after going 9-0 in the regular season. Celina finished with 19 total points, edging Shawnee with 18. [More]
Obituaries on October 1st, 2007
Blanche Grillot, 89, Celina, died Sept. 30, 2007, in Coldwater. Services are pe [More]
Kenneth Heitkamp, 68, 52 E. Second St., Minster, died at 12:01 a.m. Sept. 29, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Roy A. Lockwood Sr., 74, 1010 N. Sugar St., Celina, died at 2:50 a.m. Sept. 29, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Norman P. Opperman, 92, 730 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died Sept. 28, 2007, at his daughter's home in St. Marys. [More]
Ruby M. Priddy, 87, formerly of Glenmore, died at 8:45 p.m. Sept. 28, 2007, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Savannah Jean Quinn was stillborn on Sept. 29, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital to James and Karen Depweg Quinn, 124 First Ave., Coldwater. [More]
Ruth N. Tangeman, 90, formerly of 800 Indiana Ave., St. Marys, and a resident o [More]
Local pictures on October 1st, 2007
Subscriber only stories on October 1st, 2007
The race is over for New Bremen Speedway
Charge still pending in drug case
Both drivers cited in vehicle injury accident
Building a grand new road in Celina
Minster cruises to MAC tournament crown
Bulldogs give Marion Local first loss of the season