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Friday, December 7th, 2007
Birt family's display has more than 40,000 lights, numerous life-sized wood cutouts
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Christmas came to Paul and Deborah Birt's house in a blaze of more than 40,000 lights sparkling throughout the couple's several acres east of town on County Road 33A.
Last weekend Paul and his sons thought they had the annual lighting completed but when Deborah got home Saturday they found out they weren't quite finished. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ST. MARYS - The St. Marys Roughriders had the undefeated Bath Wildkittens on the ropes, having rallied from a 10-point third-quarter deficit to cut the lead to two but could not make the big play, either offensively or defensively, down the stretch and fell 51-44 in Western Buckeye League play on Thursday night at McBroom Gymnasium. [More]
Obituaries on December 7th, 2007
Bruce Brookhart, 53, of Mendon, died Dec. 7, 2007, at his home.
Arrangements [More]
Burkettsville native Rosella M. "Sally" Doherty, 90, of Columbus, died at 10:15 a.m. Dec. 6, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Gary Elshoff, 64, 206 E. Spring St., New Knoxville, died at 12:58 p.m. Dec. 6, 2007, at Lima Memorial Hospital, following a heart attack. [More]
Jerry R. Felver, 63, 163 Parkway Court, St. Marys, died at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 6, 2007, at his home, following an extended illness. [More]
Omer G. Siefring, 84, 2774 Township Line Road, St. Henry, died at 2:54 p.m. Dec. 6, 2007, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on December 7th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on December 7th, 2007
Dannon workers vote for union
Condos proposed on state Route 703 near Grand Lake
Project funds fall short
Educator new executive director
State rep says more improvement needed on manure management
Celina off to 2-0 start in WBL
Versailles rolls past Marion behind strong second quarter
Hot hand carries Indians to win