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Wednesday, February 4th, 2009
By Janie Southard
ROCKFORD - Parkway teacher Kimberly McConnell is busy at her desk during her free period working one-on-one with a student. The conversation is lively, quick and almost musical. Actually it's Japanese.
McConnell is fluent in that language and is determined that this first year of teaching at Parkway also will bring her students to an appreciation of the Japanese culture. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - A hot shooting start for Fort Recovery allowed the Indians to keep Coldwater at bay to pick up a 53-44 win in a rescheduled Midwest Athletic Conference contest at The Palace on Tuesday night.
The Indians improve to 12-3 on the season and 5-1 in MAC action while the Cavaliers drop to 3-12 overall and 1-5 in conference play. [More]
Obituaries on February 4th, 2009
Former Mercer County resident, Platt O. DeCamp, 86, died at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 2, 2009, at Alfredo Gonzales Veteran's Home, McAllen, Texas. [More]
Former Mendon resident, Vernon R. Hicks, 67, of Bradford, died at 5:43 p.m. Feb. 1, 2009, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville. [More]
St. Henry native, Alice M., age 84, of Kettering, died Feb. 2, 2009, at Hospice of Dayton. [More]
Diane Rose Lewis, 62, of Rockville, Ind., died at 2:32 p.m. Feb. 2, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil, Ind. Death was due to heart failure. [More]
Rockford resident Darleen J. McDaniel, 59, formerly Darleen Gause, died at 5:59 [More]
Charles J. Nagel Jr., 78, of Germantown, died Feb. 2, 2009, at Sycamore Hospital in Germantown. [More]
Local pictures on February 4th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on February 4th, 2009
Local landowners could become eligible for funds to limit hypoxia
Cutting budget proves difficult
MR/DD seeking renewal levy in May
Watershed coordinator to work with Franklin Township trustees on greenspace grant
Projects tabled as council approves appropriations
Community improvement officials ready to make park site ready
Tigers take control in second to beat 'Skins
Celina nearly sets record for most points in a game