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Tuesday, February 26th, 2008
By Nancy Allen
The USDA has set aside $1 million to help with water cleanup efforts in the Grand Lake Watershed.
The money will be available to farmers in the Chickasaw Creek and Barnes Creek subwatersheds to plant buffer strips and winter cover crops to help filter out sediment and nutrients before they get into waterways. The farmers also will be allowed to harvest hay from the buffer strips. [More]
Celina to visit Tiki Lanes for first time
By Gary R. Rasberry
It's tough to call a second trip to state a tradition, but the Coldwater boys and girls bowling teams are certainly building a tradition in just the second year of the state bowling tournament.
Both teams, along with the Celina boys team, head to Lancaster this week for the second OHSAA State Bowling Championships at Tiki Lanes. [More]
Obituaries on February 26th, 2008
Lois G. Arthur, 92, formerly of Fort Wayne, Ind., died at 5:35 a.m. Feb. 20, 2008, at Briarwood Manor in Coldwater. [More]
Vernon Leroy "Pappy" Castle Jr., 59, 338 N. Defiance St., St. Marys, died at 7: [More]
Dorothy E. Kerber, 87, of Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney, died at 5:40 a.m. Feb. 24, 2008, at the nursing home. [More]
Goldie Marie Merriman, 90, 802 Royal Oak Drive, St. Marys, died at 7:45 p.m. Feb. 24, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Jeffery Thomas Miller, 48, of Lakeland, Fla., died Jan. 30, 2008, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital in Flordia. Death was due to heart failure. [More]
Local pictures on February 26th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on February 26th, 2008
Wanted: Road salt and calamity days
Four try for GOP commission nomination
Location to get plugged into new electrical lines
Basic Grain officials work with village to stop semi parking on street
Charges to be filed against juveniles suspected of vandalizing buildings
New Weston woman now listed in fair condition
Homan and Stetler to share WBL top honors
Sherman and Bertke grab top boys WBL awards