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Thursday, April 10th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
If area youths were granted a one-on-one interview with Pope Benedict XVI, what would they discuss?
That's the question The Daily Standard posed to several area high school students as a prelude to the papal visit to the U.S. next week.
Ashley Pottkotter, a 17-year-old St. Henry High School student, would like to know what the pope plans to do about nonpracticing Catholics - an issue she feels is slowly deteriorating the religion. [More]
Arts Place hosting dance and fine arts program for kids
By William Kincaid
Celina children will have a slew of activities to do this summer as the city's park and recreation department is adding a dance and fine arts program, the parks board learned Wednesday.
In June and July, children can participate in twelve activities - including creating action figures and comic strips; papermaking and basic photography techniques - at the entertainment tent on Lake Shore Drive. [More]
Obituaries on April 10th, 2008
Vivian E. Davis, 77, 951 Waynesboro Road, Decatur, Ind., died at midnight, April 9, 2008, at VanCrest Health Care Center, Van Wert. [More]
William J. Hoenie, 92, 5659 Miller Road, Celina, died at 1:30 p.m. April 6, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Robert Paul Niekamp, 54, 152 Reed St., New Bremen, died at 11:40 a.m. April 9, 2008, at this home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Harold E. Stetler, 93, of Willshire, died at 3:45 p.m. April 7, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert. [More]
Rita Mary Zumberge, 60, of Curtice, died at 4:15 a.m., April 9, 2008, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, in Perrysburg. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Local pictures on April 10th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on April 10th, 2008
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