* WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph Saturday night. * WHERE...Mercer, Auglaize, Shelby, Hardin and Logan Counties
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Wednesday, February 6th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
Numerous roads are closed and at least a dozen area homes were evacuated overnight following heavy rains that soaked the area since Monday night.
Nearly 4 inches of rain has fallen in the Grand Lake area during the last 36 hours and approximately another half inch was expected to arrive by mid-afternoon today when local rivers and creeks will likely crest, according to the National Weather Service. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - Solid defense helped Marion Local take control early and roll to a 42-27 win over St. Marys in non-conference action on Tuesday night at McBroom Gymnasium.
The Flyers improved to 8-10 on the season as St. Marys had a four-game winning streak snapped to fall to 13-6. [More]
Obituaries on February 6th, 2008
Russia native Phyllis A. Bueter, 67, of Ocala, Fla., died Feb. 3, 2008, of cancer. [More]
Myrtle Edna Fulton, 99, of Kenton, died at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4, 2008, at the Corinthian, a hospital in Kenton. [More]
Margaret E. Howell, 93, 3075 state Route 29, Celina, died at 12:50 p.m. Feb. 4, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Jack L. Sawmiller Sr., 70, 527 Cron St., Celina, died at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Nevelyn C. Sidenbender, 85, 405 Webb St., St. Marys, died Jan. 24, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Linda Jo Thobe, 58, 6456 Olding Road, Maria Stein, died of natural causes on Feb. 4, 2008, at 5:30 p.m. at St. Rita's Medical Center. [More]
Former Fort Recovery resident Clarence E. Westgerdes, 87, of The Gardens at St. [More]
Local pictures on February 6th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on February 6th, 2008
Suit claims misconduct in Celina ethanol plant zoning
23 lots planned in subdivision
Several changes made to Mercer County Fair
Minster council approves 2008 appropriations
Bulldogs pick up road win at Fort Recovery
Lop-sided victory for Versailles in opener
Old friends find new love
Love grows over 60 years