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Saturday, February 14th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
The holiday shopping season was slightly more profitable locally than in 2007, despite the tanking U.S. economy.
Sales taxes collected in December were up 0.77 percent from the previous year, according to figures released this week by the Mercer County Auditor's Office. Ohio as a whole isn't doing as well; statewide sales taxes dropped almost 10 percent in December. [More]
By Randy Bruns
FORT RECOVERY - It wasn't a pretty win for the Fort Recovery Indians, but it was a special night for their star.
The Indians struggled with a feisty group of Marion Local Flyers before prevailing by a score of 53-46, but junior Greg Kahlig made the night memorable by scoring his 1,000th career point. [More]
Obituaries on February 14th, 2009
Richard Vaughn Engle, 43, died Feb. 12, 2009, at his Dayton residence of natural causes. [More]
Luke B. Rose, 87, 1320 Philothea Road, Fort Recovery, died Feb. 12, 2009, at 5:25 p.m. at his residence. [More]
Joseph M. Strader, 91, 1130 Hager St., St. Marys, died 10:10 a.m. Feb. 13, 2009, at the St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Local pictures on February 14th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on February 14th, 2009
A day for romance
Valentine's Day trivia
Superintendent feels some schools being cheated
Bulldogs cruise in win over Wildcats
Quick start propels Cavs
Rangers fend off Wildcats for victory
Panthers hold off state-ranked Blue Jays
Roughriders suffer tough loss to Indians