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Friday, August 22nd, 2008
By William Kincaid
It's summer, and the Bruns family of Celina have taken their boat and crew on the road for another season of racing in the American Power Boat Association (APBA). The trips run from May to October
And although the Quantum Leap - a five-litter hydroplane boat - will race in this weekend's Governor's Cup Regatta on Grand Lake, Mike Bruns and his wife don't think they will make the finals because of the formidable competition. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Twelve hours and half the world away in China, Mark Purdy is the Grand Lake area's man in China.
The Celina High School graduate is finishing up his work in covering the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics as a columnist for the San Jose Mercury News. Purdy has sent back stories from events ranging from track and field and basketball to badminton and synchronized swimming. [More]
Obituaries on August 22nd, 2008
Rebecca Jean Bowers, 48, 805 McKinley Road, St. Marys, died at 5:05 p.m. Aug. 2 [More]
Larry G. Downam, 60, 813 Murlin St., Celina, died Aug. 18, 2008, at University Hospital, Cincinnati. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Alice James, 84, 1009 Emerald Drive, Coldwater, died at 2:55 a.m. Aug. 21, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Dennis Levi, 52, of Celina, died at 10 a.m. Aug. 21, 2008, at Joint Township Di [More]
Keith D. Prowant, 44, of St. Marys, died at 7 a.m. Aug. 21, 2008, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Dayton. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Michael A. Robinson, 56, of Versailles, died at 1 a.m. Aug. 20, 2008, at Kozy Kampground in Celina. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Wilma M. Savage, 86, 517 Southway Drive, St. Marys, died at 8:44 p.m. Aug. 21, [More]
Local pictures on August 22nd, 2008
Subscriber only stories on August 22nd, 2008
Local hog farmer sued by state over pollution problems
Commission approves apartment in building
Officials continue watch on degraded lake properties
Vaccine hours changing; doctors seek patient info
Sanitarians get OK to close unsafe public pools
Mercer County residents can get rid of hazardous materials
Mercer County Elks has busy day
Celina girls netters earn another shutout win