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Thursday, February 21st, 2008
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Last season's deer records in Auglaize County and the return of the black bear to Ohio were among the wildlife information Rotary Club members learned at their Wednesday meeting.
Matt Hoene, state wildlife officer for Grand Lake, told Rotarians the 2007 record of 912 deer harvested in the county topped the 2006 record by 235 animals. He cited the antler-less deer tags as one reason for the increase. [More]
By Ryan Hines
LIMA - For the second time this month, the Celina boys basketball team defeated Lima Bath by double figures.
After an 11-point win at the Fieldhouse on Feb. 1, Celina opened the Division II sectional tournament with a 64-54 victory over Bath at Lima Senior High School on Wednesday night. [More]
Obituaries on February 21st, 2008
Harold C. McDermott, 92, formerly of 177 Buckeye Court, Westerville and Sidney, died at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 2008, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Katherine N. Schmieder, 86, 604 Fox St., New Bremen, died at 1:25 p.m. Feb. 20, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Rhoda Becker Wierwille, 86, 06603 Southland Road, New Knoxville, died at 9:35 a.m. Feb. 20, 2008, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Kathy "Katie" Will, 48, 2540 Watkins Road, Fort Recovery, died at 12:02 a.m. Feb. 20, 2008, at her residence. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Local pictures on February 21st, 2008
Subscriber only stories on February 21st, 2008
Chamber hands out awards at annual banquet
Public invited to virtual farm tour program set in Celina
Parents raise stink over son's detention
Playing at Ashland up next for Heitkamp
Versailles girls earn lofty all-district honors