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Friday, April 17th, 2009
Carving by local artist Phil Wood will be unveiled on May 3
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - Armed with only a frying pan, "Red-Haired Nance" was one of only a few to survive Gen. Arthur St. Clair's devastating defeat by American Indians at Fort Recovery in 1791.
Now, the firebrand's image has been carved into a life-size wooden statue by 45-year-old Fort Recovery artist Phil Wood. [More]
By Mike Ernst
It started innocently enough with a short conversation in 2003 for Coldwater's Chuck Sanning and St. Henry's Bill Dues.
Sanning was going to help Maumee's Brian Ruhlman build a modified to race at Eldora Speedway. Sanning, who was on the crew that led ARCA driver Bob Brevak to the 1990 series championship, shared some of his ideas with Dues, who also had spent some time racing asphalt late models in the late '80s and early '90s. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Parkway batters took advantage of nine walks issued by Coldwater pitching and benefited from a four-hit pitching effort from Emily Crowell to open Midwest Athletic Conference play with an 8-1 win over the Cavaliers at Lady Cav Diamond.
The Panthers, coming off a pair of losses against two solid pitchers on Saturday, improve to 3-3 overall and 1-0 in the MAC while Coldwater drops to 5-3 on the season and 0-1 in league play. [More]
Obituaries on April 17th, 2009
George R. Hoenie, 86, of Celina, died at 9:27 a.m. April 16, 2009, at Mercer Co [More]
Marcella "Marcie" Katterheinrich, 96, 218 N. Main St., New Knoxville, died at 9:23 p.m. April 15, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Ruth E. Prescott, 83, of Ridgeville, Ind., died at 10:56 p.m. April 14, 2009, at Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Ind. [More]
L. Paul "Big P" Staugler, 55, 202 Washington St., Fort Recovery, died at 1:10 p.m. April 16, 2009, at his residence. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Local pictures on April 17th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on April 17th, 2009
Group pitches casinos
Criminal justice degree program now available
MARCS emergency radios pass early tests
Poet has way with words
Radar program slowing down crashes
Cavs rally with 10 unanswered runs
Bulldogs rally late for victory over Indians
Cardinals march past the Wildcats