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Friday, January 4th, 2008
Former council member takes roller coaster ride to the top
By William Kincaid
Amy Joseph came to the village council meeting on Wednesday night as a public attendant but walked out as the new mayor of Rockford.
Mayor Robert King announced his resignation in early December, just weeks after being re-elected in the November election. King said he needed to retire to gain public retirement benefits and was hoping council eventually would re-appoint him as mayor. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW BREMEN - Marion Local used a strong first half on offense and defense to get its fourth win out of the last five games with a 46-33 triumph over New Bremen at Cardinals Gymnasium.
New Bremen sees a six-game winning streak snapped in dropping to 9-3 overall and 3-1 in the Midwest Athletic Conference. [More]
Obituaries on January 4th, 2008
Nancy L. Amstutz, 54, of Celina, died at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 2, 2008, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Gerald L. Fink, 87, 1125 Jackson Ave., Celina, died Jan. 2, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Norval Hole, 86, of Celina, died Jan. 4, 2008, at his daughter's residence.
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Former McCartyville resident Jerold J. Meyer, 41, died Jan. 3, 2008, at Heritag [More]
Stanley D. Sill, 69, of Rockford, died Jan. 3, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on January 4th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on January 4th, 2008
Grandstand to be handicapped accessible
Farmers may be in for a fight between fuel and feed usage
Versailles stays unbeaten with strong second half
St. Henry girls win first game of season
Minster picks up road victory at The Palace
Wise men honor Jesus as king