Wednesday, December 26th, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
A noisy goat peers out from a nearby wire pen as Dennis Howick checks his government-issued rain gauge for precipitation.
His modest rural Celina farm - not unlike hundreds of others in this community - seems an unlikely place for an official National Weather Service (NWS) climate recording station. But appearances are deceiving; the Howick family's long-standing reputation for reliable and accurate weather reporting spans more than four decades. [More]
Obituaries on December 26th, 2007
Ernest C. Eyink, 65, 4786 Lock Two Road, New Bremen, died at 2:45 p.m. Dec. 23, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Mary Lou Fullenkamp, 64, 412 E. Columbus St., St. Henry, died at 8:23 p.m. Dec. [More]
Leroy Dean Kable, 63, of Celina, died Dec. 25, 2007, at his home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Mary Montague, 82, 301 Orchard Drive, St. Marys, died at 6:50 a.m. Dec. 25, 200 [More]
Fort Recovery native Gerald J. Stammen Sr., 72, 8988 E. State Road 26, Portland, Ind., died at 5:20 a.m. Dec. 24, 2007, at his home. [More]
Lavern H. "Bud" Wellman, 78, formerly of Portland, Ind., died at 11:17 a.m. Dec. 25, 2007, at Adams Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on December 26th, 2007
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