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Monday, July 28th, 2008
By Betty Lawrence
Lower temperatures and sunny skies prevailed throughout the three-day Celina Lake Festival, which helped bring out large crowds for the numerous activities, festival co-chairwoman Michelle Emerine reported this morning.
The crowd seemed to be a little smaller than usual for sidewalk sales and arts/crafts booths, she said, adding the vendors were still happy as, those who shopped did more than just browse. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - The Coldwater ACME team accomplished one of its goals by making it to the championship game of the 2008 Lou Brunswick State ACME Tournament on their home turf of Veterans Field.
Then they got closer to their final goal by beating Northmont 8-5 in the first game to force a second game in the championship round of the double elimination tournament. [More]
Obituaries on July 28th, 2008
Leon J. DeLoye, 63, E. Park St., Fort Loramie, died at 1:10 a.m. July 26, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to pancreatic cancer. [More]
Gregor D. "Greg" Dues, 73, died July 24, 2008, at Bay Regional Medical Center, Bay City, Mich. [More]
Charles J. Huff, 70, of 805 Lake Ave., St. Marys, died at 3:15 p.m. July 27, 20 [More]
Mary Eileen Murr, 88, of St. Marys, died at 8:15 p.m. July 26, 2008, at the Golden Living Center, Valley, in St. Marys. [More]
Former North Star resident, Fredona M. Rethman, 97, died at 11:30 a.m. July 26, 2008, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Cyril F. Stammen, 85, of 192 North Eastern Ave., St. Henry, died at 5:05 a.m. July 28, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Eugene A. "Gene" Wendel, 57, of 14234 Disher Road, New Weston, died July 26, 2008, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, following an apparent heart attack. [More]
Dorothy Marie Zimmerman, 84, of state Route 362, Fort Loramie, died at 8:28 a.m. July 27, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney. [More]
Local pictures on July 28th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on July 28th, 2008
Motorcyclist in a benefit event dies
Free goodies by the bagful at Auglaize fair
Trio of Indians bring dead tree to life
Forum to be held on state's child support guidelines
Grand Lake pitching bombed for 17 runs
Pearson leads from start to finish