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Thursday, February 5th, 2009
By Nancy Allen
Five local farmers suing the state over flooding on their land from the West Bank spillway on Grand Lake have accepted payments from the state totaling more than $1 million.
But the farmers feel the payments are too low and have requested a jury trial in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to try to get more money, their Columbus attorney Bruce Ingram said. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
For Rory Dahlinghaus, basketball has provided more than just an outlet to keep him busy in the frigid winter months.
Over the course of the past three-plus decades, his steady relationship with the sport earned him a college education, allowed him the opportunity to travel the country, opened up the door to meet his future wife, forged lifelong friendships, and today provides an avenue to bond with his children. [More]
Obituaries on February 5th, 2009
Alice Fay Klinger, 61, 911 Cleveland Ave., St. Marys, died at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 4, [More]
Howard R. LeCompte, 61, of Celina, died at 7:10 p.m. Feb. 4, 2009, at home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Fort Recovery native Joyce Stein Roughton, 69, of Kitty Hawk, N.C., died Feb. 2, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Former Spencerville resident Helen M. Wiechart, 80, of Delphos, died at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 3, 2009, at Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis. [More]
Charles A. Wolf, 95, of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 7:38 a.m. Feb. 4, 2009, at home. [More]
Local pictures on February 5th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on February 5th, 2009
County officials want state to pay share of Beaver Creek upkeep
Mobile home park's future is in jeopardy
City officials approve allocation of $10,000 for Governor's Cup Regatta
Leased car to remain in Celina budget
Change is good for commercial inspections
Intoxicated St. Marys man crashes into house
Small club with a big atmosphere
Homan makes it official at OSU
Roughrider duo signs with Cougars
St. Henry's Balster signs on to be an Oiler
St. John's girls at New Bremen