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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
ROCKFORD - A Rockford mother suffered minor burns to her hands and feet trying to escape a fire that destroyed most of her family's home Tuesday morning.
Tracy Bertke, 156 E. Second St., was taken by ambulance from the scene after fleeing the two-story home with her two young children about 10:15 a.m. No information was available this morning on her condition from Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
By Janie Southard
A group of geology students at Wright State University-Lake Campus have a big project ahead of them - restoration of a 250-million-year-old bone they dug up and brought back from the South Dakota Badlands.
The 300-pound bone from the 3-ton, duck-billed dinosaur is an important find, especially for a university the size of Wright State. [More]
Green and White can clinch league title with victory over Defiance
By Gary R. Rasberry
GLANDORF - The mission to win a Western Buckeye League title has the Celina girl's soccer team focused on going forward.
Trailing 2-1 to Ottawa-Glandorf at halftime, Celina got the momentum back two minutes into the second half, tightened up the defense and found a way to score in the final seven minutes to get a 3-2 win at the O-G Athletic Complex to stay on top of the WBL standings. [More]
Obituaries on October 3rd, 2007
Mildred Bomholt, 80, 625 Linden Ave., Celina, died at 8:35 p.m. Oct. 2, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Former Celina resident Paul Fahncke died Oct. 2, 2007, at The Laurels of Shane [More]
Florence E. Garrigus, 92, of Lima, died at 10:20 a.m. Oct. 1, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Donald "Donnie" Harris, 72, 7681 Harris Road, Celina, died at 7:31 a.m. Oct. 2, 2007, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Gene Amelda Hart, 82, of St. Marys, died at 10:35 a.m. Sept. 26, 2007, at Otterbein Retirement Community, St. Marys. [More]
Thomas E. Nolte, 60, 18611 Fledderjohn Road, New Knoxville, died at 11:45 a.m. [More]
Carroll D. Parry II, 87, of Lancaster, died Sept. 18, 2007, at University Community Hospital, Tampa, Fla. [More]
Local pictures on October 3rd, 2007
Subscriber only stories on October 3rd, 2007
Rising cost puts junior fair building remodeling in doubt
Backlog in production of poles puts Minster stoplight project on hold
Officials seek bids for mowing county sites
Angel Foundation makes final wishes come true for terminally-ills adults
New business teaches the basics to those not part of computer generation
Preliminary site design for diesel gas station in Celina approved
Minster girl's golf advances to district
Celina still unbeaten in the WBL