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Friday, May 23rd, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
At 80, Wilma Wynk recalls with bitterness the day her father ended her education and made her a full-time farmhand.
"I was 16 and had just finished my sophomore year at Coldwater (High School)," says the Osgood resident.
It was 65 years ago and her three brothers, Ray, Edward and Paul Studer, were called to serve in World War II. It was a trying time for the family; her father desperately needed her to get a job as well as help milk cows, gather eggs, harvest wheat and husk corn. [More]
Coldwater downs Paulding; O-G takes out Parkway
By Gary R. Rasberry
ELIDA - It's a familiar scenario: Coldwater playing for a district title in Elida.
The Cavaliers advanced to the Division III district baseball final on Saturday with a 11-1 win over Paulding on Thursday at Ed Sandy Field in Elida.
Coldwater (24-4) will play Ottawa-Glandorf at 1 p.m. for the chance to return to Elida next week for regional play. The two teams have not faced each other since 1999. [More]
By Ryan Hines
DESHLER - The Celina softball team was one strike away from being ousted out of the postseason on Thursday, but the Bulldogs weren't ready to bail out quite yet.
Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the seventh with two outs and no one on base with the number-nine hitter at the plate, Celina mounted a rally for the ages. [More]
Obituaries on May 23rd, 2008
Christina M. Deitsch, 92, of Celina died May 22, 2008.
Arrangements are pendi [More]
Betty Meyer, 88, of Celina died May 22, 2008.
Arrangements are pending at Cis [More]
Hilda L. York, 92, of Russia died at 8:45 p.m. May 21, 2008, at her home.
She [More]
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Subscriber only stories on May 23rd, 2008
12 thefts of tools, vehicles reported in Auglaize County
Band gets first superior under new director
Celina pulls off shocking upset over top-ranked Defiance
Cardinals, Lady Flyers out in front early
Parkway coasts into regional tourney
St. Marys tennis duo beaten at district level