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Friday, March 14th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - Glancing out the rectory window at last week's glistening snow brought a shiver to the Rev. Benedict Magabe, the new associate priest in St. Henry who arrived in Ohio on Feb. 15.
Father Benedict, as he is known to his new congregation, is having trouble getting used to the local winter weather. No one, including him, is surprised. Highs in his homeland of Tanzania are about 80 degrees year-round. [More]
Rangers rip Raiders in the semis for berth in championship game
By Ryan Hines
COLUMBUS - For the first time in 61 years, the New Knoxville boys basketball team has a chance to finish what it started.
The Rangers had an 11-point lead at halftime and blew the game open in the third quarter to polish off Wayne Trace 62-41 in the Division IV state semifinals on Thursday night at the Schottenstein Center. [More]
Obituaries on March 14th, 2008
The memorial service for former Celina resident Willa I. Deitsch, originally scheduled for March 8 but canceled due to the winter storm, has been rescheduled. [More]
Matthew Bernard Huelskamp, 22, of Huber Heights, died at 7:51 a.m. March 12, 2008, at home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Lawrence "Larry" May, 73, of Hasis Road, Celina, died at 12:15 a.m. March 12, 2008, at Lima Memorial Health Systems. [More]
Leonard F. Wilfong, 81, 104 Harrison St., Fort Recovery, died at 1:20 p.m. March 13, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Kenneth D. Wilkens, 81, 2123 Deerfield Court, St. Marys, died at 5:30 a.m. March 13, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on March 14th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on March 14th, 2008
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How sweet it is
Rangers defense was up to the task