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Saturday, January 5th, 2008
By Pat Royse
U. S. Senator Sherrod Brown didn't speak much at Friday's meeting in Celina with community leaders. But he says he listens well.
In Mercer County on the 50th out of 70 similar meetings planned, he said, "I always learn something I didn't know on these visits." That is why he does the traveling, he says. [More]
By William Kincaid
COLDWATER - Accutech Films, Inc. has been purchased by international conglomerate Clondalkin Group, a move CEO Nick Ruchty says will allow the Coldwater business to retain its name, workforce and identity, while significantly increasing productivity.
"Accutech had the aspiration to grow the company to another level," Ruchty told the newspaper on Friday afternoon while announcing the takeover deal. [More]
Redskins place four in double figures
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. HENRY - After seeing a sizable lead cut to three points midway through the second quarter, St. Henry stormed back to life after a timeout and pulled away to beat Parkway, 75-51, in Midwest Athletic Conference action from Redskin Gymnasium on Friday. [More]
Obituaries on January 5th, 2008
Michael Leo Bollheimer, 51, Jewelstone Dr., Dayton, died Jan. 3, 2008, at his r [More]
Dianne M. Gaerke, 61, 2511 Galway Court, Troy, formerly of Fort Recovery, died [More]
Norval W. Hole, 86, 1773 Mud Pike, Celina, died Jan. 4, 2008, at 5:30 a.m. at his daughter's residence in Celina. [More]
Former Anna resident Jerold G. Meyer, 41, died at 7 p.m. Jan. 3, 2008, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster, where he lived for 5 1/2 years. [More]
Janet Michel, 80, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys, died Jan. 3, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Otterbein St. Marys. [More]
Jack H. Schnelle, 79, 1911 Kishler Drive, St. Marys, died Jan. 4, 2008, at 2:15 [More]
Stanley D. Sill, 69, Rockford, died Jan. 3, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on January 5th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on January 5th, 2008
Mercer/Auglaize counties seats face challengers at next election
Celina man faces abduction charges
Lima man pleads guilty to drug charge
Spurts, free throws key Flyers win
Bulldogs didn't show up ready to play in home loss to Cougars
Cavaliers pull away in second half
Defiance starts strong for win over St. Marys
New Knoxville rolls over Fort Recovery
New Hall of Fame class to be honored