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Wednesday, August 6th, 2008
Area man shares his life with grand bird
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - Scooter perches gracefully on her owner's shoulder as a slight wind from Grand Lake ruffles her rainbow-colored feathers.
The green-winged macaw basks in the sun after a dip in a water fountain along East Bank State Park.
"Scooter goes just about everywhere I go," says former St. Marys resident Keith Patton, who raised the 15-year-old bird from an egg. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Some of the top stars of the Professional Bowlers Association will make a trek to Coldwater next week.
Pla-Mor Lanes will host a PBA Central Region tournament - The Lefeld Implement Classic - on August 16 and 17 with events getting underway on Aug. 13 with a golf outing benefiting the West Ohio High School Bowling Conference Scholarship Fund, followed by pro-ams and other bowling events on Thursday and Friday. [More]
Obituaries on August 6th, 2008
Fern J. Green, 85, 1525 Westbury Drive, Celina, died at 7:40 p.m. Aug. 5, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Bertha Marlene Hoehne, 70, of E. Lane St., Fort Loramie, died at 5:09 p.m. August 4, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney. [More]
Former Celina resident Darrell Charles King, 100, of Mount Dora, Fla., died at 7:05 a.m. Aug. 4, 2008, at Avante at Mount Dora. [More]
Former New Knoxville resident, James Lee Meckstroth, 60, died at 8:20 a.m. Aug. [More]
Cretoria Caroline VanStronder, 95, of Berryville, Va., died Aug. 3, 2008, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va. [More]
Local pictures on August 6th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on August 6th, 2008
Minster officials take step toward changing employee pay method
Dog license fees to cost more for 2009
Plans continue for phase three project
Versa-Pak purchases land
TC Coffee Co. opens its doors in Celina
St. Marys Head Start moves and changes its name