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Wednesday, December 19th, 2007
By Janie Southard
(Winter afternoons are good for kicking back in front of the fire with a good book. Of course, if you're at the office that's not only a bad idea, it's probably reason to alert the fire department as well as the unemployment office. However, if you work at a newspaper, winter afternoons are perfect for leaning back in your chair and leafing through newspapers of long gone days.)
Christmas dinner in 1932 was a feast for 50 cents offered by John McKirnan at his Celina Coffee Shop. [More]
By Nancy Allen
A local ready mix company is trying to green up its business after one of its officials attended the Greenbuild 2007 conference held in Chicago.
Representatives of Quality Ready Mix of St. Marys attended the annual event that showcases products, materials and building techniques that are kinder to the environment and conserve natural resources. [More]
Coldwater, Marion Local finally able to start basketball
By Ryan Hines
ST. MARYS - A pair of teams searching for their first win of the winter sports season squared off at McBroom Gymnasium on Tuesday night.
Coldwater, playing its first game of the season, forced overtime with a last-second shot in the fourth quarter and then made enough plays in the extra session for a 56-52 win over St. Marys. [More]
Obituaries on December 19th, 2007
Coldwater native James P. Hess, 79, of Bellefontaine, died at 7:10 a.m. Dec. 18, 2007, at his home. [More]
Henrietta Kitzmiller, 90, of Minster, died Dec. 19, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nur [More]
Louise "Aim" McDermitt, 83, 814 Cleveland Ave., St. Marys, died Dec. 16, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Former Minster resident Dan Oen, 87, of Albany, Ind., died Dec. 18, 2007, in Al [More]
Emma J. Sanders, 95, died Dec. 18, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Mins [More]
Evelyn R. Schamp, 89, 1907 Winston Drive, St. Marys, died Dec. 13, 2007, at The Gardens of Celina Nursing Home. [More]
Cathy Steele, 58, 832 Greenvale Ave., St. Marys, died at 2:55 p.m. Dec. 17, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center Lima. Death was due to lung failure. [More]
Local pictures on December 19th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on December 19th, 2007
Parkway school to seek 4.5-mill levy
Firefighters may pay city
No funds allocated to Rockford pool
Minster village employees to receive 3 percent raise
Fund created for Lake Festival improvemets
Flyers rely on their experience for road win
Bulldogs get four WBL wins in five-team dual tournament at Elida
Cardinals post win behind comeback