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Saturday, August 30th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
Local and state officials are urging area landowners to "do their homework" before signing land lease contracts for wind turbine projects.
In the last year, at least three renewable energy companies have talked to area residents - mainly farmers - and held local meetings to persuade them to sign land leases for deals padded with up-front cash. The companies seek to build commercial-sized wind turbines on the local farmland. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ROCKFORD - The Parkway Panthers used a solid defensive effort to defeat the Wayne Trace Raiders 33-0 in non-league action Friday night at Panther Stadium.
The Parkway defense, in addition to pitching the shutout, held the Raiders to just 125 yards of total offense while also forcing seven turnovers. The Panthers picked off five Ryne Jerome passes, including a school record four interceptions by senior Joshua Fisher. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Talk about the other side of the spectrum for the Coldwater defense.
After facing Kenton's wide-open passing game last week in the season opener, the Cavaliers were facing a team that kept the ball between the tackles as much as possible in the Kokomo Wildkats. [More]
Obituaries on August 30th, 2008
Morris Leon Slone, 63, Troy, died at 8:53 a.m. Aug. 17, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Local pictures on August 30th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on August 30th, 2008
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