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Saturday, December 22nd, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Walking into Diane Paul's home at this time of the year is like stepping into a Santa Claus wonderland smack dab in the midst of Auglaize County.
More than 200 figures, ranging from portly characters in red suits to Old World styles sporting lean physiques and subdued colors, decorate her North Water Street house. Others bide their time in the attic dutifully waiting an opportunity to delight visitors. [More]
By Randy Bruns
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local Flyers and Celina Bulldogs had not squared off on the basketball court in over a decade, but Friday's intense contest made the continuation of the series look like a very good decision.
Marion's stellar post play proved to be too much for Celina's perimeter attack, as the hosts went ahead early and then never gave up the lead on their way to a 56-50 non-conference victory. [More]
Obituaries on December 22nd, 2007
J. Vernon Barber, 90, 9990 Rice Road, Mendon, died Dec. 20, 2007 at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Leona A. Mader, 95, of The Gardens at St. Henry, died at 10:35 p.m. Dec. 20, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on December 22nd, 2007
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