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Monday, January 21st, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County residents kicked off a yearlong celebration Sunday afternoon commemorating the 175th anniversary birthdays of Wapakoneta and New Bremen. Ohio's first lady Frances Strickland joined in the festivities.
Several hundred people braved unseasonably cold weather to fill the Auglaize County Courthouse rotunda. Even with additional chairs hurriedly set up, people arriving just prior to the 1:30 p.m. program found standing room only. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
The hot shooting touch continues for the Coldwater Cavaliers.
After shooting 52 percent against St. Henry on Friday night, the Cavaliers neared the 60-percent mark in posting a 65-51 win over Celina at the Fieldhouse on Saturday in the 72nd meeting of the teams. [More]
Obituaries on January 21st, 2008
Velma Ebbing, 93, 3604 state Route 219, Coldwater, died Jan. 20, 2008, at 2:15 a.m. at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Roger L. Ellis, 79, 7078 state Route 118, Celina, died at 4:23 p.m. Jan. 19, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Sally Fifer, 73, Coldwater, died Jan. 20, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hosp [More]
C. Ray Kettering, 93, Rockford, died Jan. 18, 2008, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Doris R. "Bert" Shelton, 90, St. Marys, died at 12:15 p.m. Jan. 18, 2008, at her daughter's residence in Celina. [More]
Local pictures on January 21st, 2008
Subscriber only stories on January 21st, 2008
Thousands of chickens die in St. Henry fire
Grapplers look good at Indian Lake