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Thursday, February 14th, 2008
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - It's possible the $55 million new school construction project will be ready for classes a year earlier than expected, which could save the district about $1.5 million. Completion is being targeted toward the start of the 2010-11 school year. [More]
By Ryan Hines
VAN WERT - The Coldwater girls basketball team didn't shoot the ball well, but used a strong defensive effort and a dominating performance on the boards to open the postseason with a win.
Coldwater limited Parkway to just 26 percent shooting and was a plus-14 on the boards en route to a 45-26 Cavaliers win in Division III sectional semifinal action at Van Wert High School. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
Several area senior citizens have said no to the proverbial rocking chair in their golden years and instead are volunteering their time to help out their fellow man.
Linda Leighner, 64 of Old Trail Road, Rockford, finds time to help out with crafts at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. She is following in the footsteps of her mother, who also volunteered at the home. [More]
Obituaries on February 14th, 2008
Linda Brummette, 76, 10160 Krugh Road, Mendon, died at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 12, 2008, at her home. [More]
Dennis Leon Byrley, 82, of Zillah Street, Celina, died at 12:15 a.m. Feb. 13, 2008, at his home. [More]
Carl W. Miller, 58, of Burkettsville, died at 12:07 a.m. Feb. 14, 2008, at his home. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Viola Mae Miller, 81, 816 S. Elm St., Celina, died at 7:17 p.m. Feb. 13, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Geraldine M. Nussbaum, 89, formerly of 962 E. Spring St., St. Marys, died at 2:55 a.m. Feb. 13, 2008, at Shane Hill Nursing Home, Rockford. [More]
Celina native Gertrude "Trudy" Alma Pax, 70, of Camphill Village Minnesota, Sauk Centre, Minn., died Feb. 9, 2008, at her home. [More]
Marcella K. Siebert, 80, 8985 Hellwarth Road, Celina, died Feb. 13, 2008, at her home. [More]
Vonnie V. Sutton, 73, 1118 Nagel St., St. Marys, died at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 13, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Former Coldwater resident Rodney A. Wint, 48, of Tipp City, died at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 12, 2008, at his home. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Carl "Pete" Wissman, 83, of St. Marys, died Feb. 14, 2008, at St. Marys Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on February 14th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on February 14th, 2008
After-school program funding in danger
Auglaize prisoners get shot-in the arm
Health officials urge shots for tots
Auglaize election board plans new security measures
Teachers making plans for New York City trip
Grant to be divided between schools
Minster, New Bremen cruise in the semifinals
Coldwater vs. Parkway
St. Henry vs. Marion
St. Marys vs. Elida
Minster vs. New Bremen
New Knoxville at St. John's
Celina at Defiance