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Monday, November 3rd, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
Editor's note: Due to privacy concerns, a fictitious name was used for the Mercer County man who agreed to share his story.
Jim and his wife were married six years before they applied for their first credit card.
As a young couple, they were told it was the best way to establish credit in order to buy a house. [More]
Minster claims sixth cross country state championship in last 10 years
By Bruce Monnin
COLUMBUS - Every so often in sports, a memorable event occurs where a member of a team fights through injury or adversity to help their team win. One may recall the 1996 Olympics with Kerri Strug completing the vault needed for the American women's gymnastics team to win the gold medal with an injured ankle. Or perhaps Byron Leftwich quarterbacking Marshall to victory over Akron in 2002 with a fractured shin, his teammates carrying him to the new line of scrimmage after each completion. [More]
By Ryan Hines
ONTARIO - The Celina volleyball team matched the deepest postseason run in school history, but the Bulldogs finished one game shy of reaching their ultimate goal.
Celina, playing in its second regional final in school history, ran into a strong Mansfield Madison team at Ontario High School on Saturday and the Rams ended the Bulldogs' season with a 25-22, 16-25, 25-16 and 25-18 victory. [More]
Obituaries on November 3rd, 2008
Former Coldwater resident Leona E. Koesters, 90, of St. Henry, died at 7:40 a.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Paul Langenkamp, 71, of state Route 47, Sidney, died Nov. 2, 2008, at his resid [More]
Mary Joan Leonard, 74, 500 Bruns Ave., Apt. 40, Celina, died at 2 p.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
John F. McCollum, 76, of St. Marys, died at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Local pictures on November 3rd, 2008
Subscriber only stories on November 3rd, 2008
Area skateboarders hope to jump indoors
Vehicular homicide charge is leveled against Celina man
Smoke causes minor evacuation at Otterbein Retirement Center
Flyers heading back to Nutter Center
St. Henry falls in five to defending champs
Versailles making its third trip to state
Deeper look into Minster's victory
Local boys run well at state meet
Marion Local wins rematch with Anna
St. Marys scores late in fourth for victory