Brian Hoyng faced life with a smile and a mischievous twinkle in his eye. Although a freak accident robbed him of the ability to talk, the looks that crossed his face spoke volumes.
Hoyng, the 43-year-old son of Louie and Dorothy Hoyng, 504 W. Fayette St., Celina, died early Thursday morning at Celina Manor Nursing Home from complications of being struck by lightning 27 years ago. Family members were at his bedside when the end came. [More]
ST. MARYS - Alice Kittel's hand wraps tightly around the white Wii remote as the fingers on her other hand push the buttons like a video game warrior.
With a hospital therapist beside her, the recent stroke victim raises her arm toward the 5-foot-wide television screen and watches her imaginary bowling ball take a disappointing curve to the left. [More]
COLUMBUS - For Coldwater, it was the start the team wanted.
For Versailles, it was a quick exit for part of its contingent.
Coldwater seniors Tyler Kunk and Nick Uhlenhake won their opening bouts, earning a well-deserved break for the rest of Thursday evening at the 71st State Wrestling Tournaments at the Schottenstein Center on the campus of the Ohio State University. [More]