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Monday, October 6th, 2008
Minster teen's aunt, uncle stayed with Prenger family in Germany years ago
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Christan "Chris" Prenger of Emstek, Germany, sits with members of the local Prenger clan as the Klabberhead Orchestra plays a popular German tune at the 34th Minster Oktoberfest on Saturday afternoon. He sings along not missing a "nein" or a "fraulein."
"I think it is wonderful people here come together to celebrate their German heritage," the 27-year-old visitor says. "Being German is something to be proud of."
He says fate brought him to Minster. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Not all activities at the Ohio Progressive Sportsman Club involved activities related to beagle barking, coon dog swimming and other Traders Day activities.
Mercer County Sheriff's deputies responded to the Fort Recovery location when things really got active after the sun went down Friday. [More]
By Jim Morrison
ROSSBURG - What a difference 24 hours made at the UMP Nationals at Eldora Speedway this weekend.
After Mike Harrison won his heat race Friday night, he had an unusual accident which badly damaged his car. Harrison clipped another car and then flipped in the first turn. The Highland, Ill., driver's crew worked into the wee hours of Saturday morning making repairs. [More]
Obituaries on October 6th, 2008
Cecilia "Ceal" Bayham, 83, 04370 Poppe Road, St. Marys, died at 8:05 p.m. Oct. 3, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Richard L. Gray, 76, 603 S. Sugar St., Celina, died at 4:05 p.m. Oct. 3, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Justin N. Miller, 30, 137 Concord Ave., St. Marys, died Oct. 3, 2008, near Defiance. Death was due to an apparent suicide. [More]
Paul L. Schaadt, 78, 3599 Oregon Road, Celina, died at 3:19 a.m. Oct. 5, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Stanley S. Smith, 68, 321 Stella St., Celina, died Oct. 5, 2008, at 9:35 p.m. a [More]
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Subscriber only stories on October 6th, 2008
Officials alarmed about whooping cough outbreak
State may be able to protect more Grand Lake shoreline than planned
Local, state candidates talk about Grand Lake
St. Marys man apparently commits suicide with gun
St. Marys Chamber creates playing cards with a history
St. John's hands Parkway its fifth straight defeat
Celina, St. Marys will send pair of doubles teams to districts