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Friday, October 10th, 2008
County Democratic party chairman says acts racially motivated
By William Kincaid
A recent spur of vandalism has left a handful of Barack Obama election signs in Celina spray-painted and burned - a crime Mercer County Democratic Party Chairman Bill Sell says is singular and racially motivated.
Sell said he knows of 12 incidents where Obama signs were covered in purple spray paint, with two signs also burned. The incidents occurred last weekend, he said. [More]
Minster girls win 14th straight league meet
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Seems like whenever Minster and New Bremen got together for a boys cross country race this fall sports season, it has been a plethora of close finishes and occasional tiebreakers.
Add in strong teams like St. Henry and Coldwater for Thursday's Midwest Athletic Conference Cross Country championships, and a doozy of a race was in the cards. [More]
Obituaries on October 10th, 2008
Lucille Bruns Alexander, 91, of Osgood, died at 7:20 p.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Gregor J. Buening, 77, 5460 state Route 219, Coldwater, died at 5:19 a.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Paul E. Kremer, 83, 2570 St. Johns Road, Maria Stein, died at 12:33 p.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Bernice Miller, 97, died Oct. 9, 2008, at the Golden Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Dorothy M. Pax, 76, 552 W. Main St., St. Henry, died at 8:40 p.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on October 10th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on October 10th, 2008
Minster schools seeking renewal levy
SWCD to monitor Fleetfoot Road wetland
Installment plan for new software program chosen
Athletic training facility nears completion
Some insight into the great (hosta) divide
Pastor brings God's message: Love one another
Celina claims outright WBL title
Bulldog boys finish league play with tie