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Saturday, March 8th, 2008
By Janie Southard
Tick tock. Spring ahead. Fall behind. Yada yada.Daylight saving time begins Sunday at 2 a.m.
It's getting to be old hat now, but back in 1918 when "summer time" came to America, folks were flummoxed that their routine was going to be disturbed.
Thumbing through old Daily Standards from March and April 1918 produced a report that President Woodrow Wilson recently had signed the daylight saving bill to take effect on April 1 of that year. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - Earlier this week, Versailles girls basketball head coach Jacki Stonebraker said that her team had the feel of an underdog against five-time state champ Regina.
That feeling quickly passed on Friday.
The Tigers took control in the second quarter and never looked back, advancing to the Division III state championship game with a 75-60 win over the Royals at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. [More]
Obituaries on March 8th, 2008
Wilbur "Bill" E. Groeneveld, 76, 1518 Westbury Drive, Celina, died at 3 a.m. March 7, 2008, at his home. [More]
S. Shirlene Harden, 72, 324 Greenville Road, St. Marys, died at 3:25 p.m. March 6, 2008, at her home. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Beatrice Keiber, 86, died March 3, 2008, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home, Spencerville. [More]
Mary Catherine Now, 83, 648 N. Sugar St., Celina, died at 10:07 p.m. March 6, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Herbert H. Rolfes, 84, 1208 Rolfes Road, Maria Stein, died at 1:25 a.m. March 7, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
John J. Schnell, 63, of Wapakoneta, died March 7, 2008, at his home.
Arrangem [More]
Local pictures on March 8th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on March 8th, 2008
Minster couple hunts down a pair of gators
St. Patrick's celebration proceeds to go toward veterans memorial
Raterman and Bohman shine on the state stage
Tiger defense keys on Selby