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Friday, October 31st, 2008
Rockford man walking barefoot cross country to pitch educational program
By William Kincaid
Thirty-year-old Eric Sheets left Rockford on Memorial Day weekend, intent on walking two thousand miles barefoot to Seattle, Washington.
The ultimate aim of the unusual journey of Sheets' and his entourage, which includes a 14-year-old donkey equipped with solar panels and a stray coon dog, is to make a proposal on an multi-age educational tool to Microsoft founder Bill Gates. [More]
By Ryan Hines
FINDLAY - It took the St. Henry volleyball team a little time to hit its groove, but once it did, it was all Redskins from that point on.
St. Henry lost to Huron 28-26 in game one, but the Redskins dominated play in the final three games to win the Division III regional semifinal match over the Tigers at Liberty-Benton High School on Thursday. The Redskins won the final three games, 25-15, 25-17 and 25-16. [More]
Obituaries on October 31st, 2008
LaVonne M. Dahl, 87, 1711 Winston Drive, St. Marys, died at 1:45 p.m. Oct. 29, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Edward J. Keller, 97, 1481 Cranberry Road, St. Henry, died today, Oct. 31, 200 [More]
James G. "Jim" Klosterman, 82, died at 2:50 a.m. Oct. 30, 2008, at Albany Health Care, Albany, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on October 31st, 2008
Subscriber only stories on October 31st, 2008
Local company aids in rubber research
State Issue 6 will decide construction of casino
Local man arrested for stealing wire from City of Celina
Harlamert, Homan and Reed garner the top MAC football honors
Local CC runners on the big stage
Versailles takes win in five