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Thursday, July 31st, 2008
Smaller counties appear to draw crowds better than cities
By Shelley Grieshop
Attendance figures are near record highs this week at the Auglaize County Fair despite low numbers at other fairs across Ohio.
"It's been terrific," says fair secretary Fred Piehl, as he roams the grounds on Wednesday. "Yesterday was the best Tuesday attendance we've had in five years."
Specific gate tallies were not yet available. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Three recent Fort Recovery High School graduates entered not guilty pleas Wednesday morning to charges stemming from a senior prank gone wrong
Members of the trio - Joel B. Weitzel, 18, 2745 Kuhl Road, New Weston, Robert J. Rammel, 19, 1781 state [More]
Grand Lake sweeps the four-game season series over Lima
By Ryan Hines
Don't tell the Lima Locos that the Grand Lake Mariners are the worst team in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League.
Grand Lake ended an eight-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over Lima in 11 innings as the Mariners swept the four-game season series from the Locos. [More]
Obituaries on July 31st, 2008
Donna Lee Colvin, 82, 1203 Harbor Point Drive, Celina, died July 28, 2008, at 4:08 p.m. at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Former Union City, Ohio, resident Norma Leone Erwin, 94, died July 29, 2008, at the home of her daughter in Fort Recovery. [More]
Local pictures on July 31st, 2008
Subscriber only stories on July 31st, 2008
Celina council to vote on staff pay increases
Dog park progressing; more volunteers needed
Trio brings the blues to St. Marys
New screen house will be built for water filtration if ordinance approved
Resident brings parking ticket complaint to Celina council
Bradford man struck by car