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Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - Second-grader Natalie Rethman enters the Marion Elementary School gym intent on shooting some hoops.
With her pink, gray and white tennis shoes firmly planted against the foul line, she bounces the basketball twice while focusing on the rim. She launches the ball effortlessly and watches it sail through the net with a muted swish. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Jamey French, director of development and marketing for State of the Heart Hospice, believes there is no such thing as a bad day.
"Every day has perfect moments and imperfect moments," the Greenville man told guests attending the ni [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
This weekend, Todd Boeckman will hope to take advantage of the warm and sunny weather, get a round of golf in on Saturday, then spend time with friends and family as well.
But the former St. Henry and Ohio State quarterback is also hoping to hear a phone call from one of 32 teams in the National Football League. [More]
Obituaries on April 23rd, 2009
Alex J. Bruggeman, 77, formerly of New Bremen, died at 10:30 p.m. April 18, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Tim J. Forsthoefel, 50, of Pipersville, Pa., died April 20, 2009. Death was due to an apparent stroke. [More]
Edith Kruger, 93, of Neptune, died at 1:04 a.m. April 23, 2009.
Arrangements [More]
Freedus A. McDermitt, 91, of 21099 St. Marys River Road, Spencerville, died at 4:30 a.m. April 21, 2009, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta. [More]
Albert J. Steinbrunner, 89, 2270 Burrville Road, Fort Recovery, died at 7:45 p.m. April 22, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on April 23rd, 2009
Subscriber only stories on April 23rd, 2009
Celina BOE picks business manager
St. Marys Foundry works to clean up dumping site
Sex sting offenders get day in court
Freemont St. to get paved
Council considers lease to allow bingo tabs at festival
St. Marys man pleads innocent to raping children
Parkway's Gaerke was a track star
Panthers benefit from call by umpire
Minster holds off late Crestview rally in win