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Thursday, May 21st, 2009
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Some kids get only one meal a day during the summer. For one local family, that meal is crackers spread with ketchup that their mom takes from area fast food restaurants, says a local food pantry operator.
Kathy Bayless, executive director of Agape Ministries, says too many local children go without food once school is out. This year will be different, thanks to a new lunch program set in motion by Agape's food pantry and St. Marys City Schools. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - For New Bremen, it was a tough way to end its season.
For New Knoxville, it was a tough beginning to the end of its year.
Both teams suffered differing types of losses as the Northwest Conference contingent of Crestview and Delphos Jefferson knocked the Midwest Athletic Conference out of the Division IV district tournament on Wednesday at Coldwater's Veterans Field. [More]
Obituaries on May 21st, 2009
Joyce C. Doenges, 81, of 408 Jackson St., Wapakoneta, died at 12:10 a.m May 20, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Claude A. Schneider, 81, formerly of West Lake Village, Minster and a resident [More]
Local pictures on May 21st, 2009
Subscriber only stories on May 21st, 2009
Funding for schools must be revamped
Board and community members discuss using land for practice field
Top grads named ahead of Sunday ceremony
Memorial Day weekend events planned locally
Bruns helped lead the Cavs' baseball dynasty
Lawrence has enjoyed success in late models as a respected owner
Local track teams underway at district meets
Grand Lake area great for thrifty vacationers
Coldwater Community Picnic slated Aug. 1-2
Coldwater K of C Picnic set for June 6-7
Coldwater MDA tourney set Aug. 12-16
Bremenfest set to roll Aug. 14-16
New Bremen Firemen's Picnic set
Fort Recovery to host Grand National truck and tractor pulling
Mendon Firecracker Festival is June 4-6
Rockford Days set June 19-21
Fort Recovery Jubilee offers deal on rides
Concert series to have the blues
St. Marys Summerfest kicks off on Aug. 12
Zuma Days promises weekend of fun
Maria Stein Country Fest loaded with entertainment
Lee Greenwood to perform at Freedom Days
St. Henry Community Picnic promises all kinds of fun
Celina Concert series will feature nine musical acts
Fall Harvest Festival set at Mercer County Fairgrounds
Celina Lake Festival parade route has changes
IC parish festival kicks off with huge garage sale
Governor's Cup Regatta will make Grand Lake roar
Mercer and Auglaize counties recreational sites
Lodging info
Auglaize County Fair welcomes motorcycle racing
Durbin Bean Bake serves up soup
Holy Rosary Festival will feature national, local music groups
Tommy Castro Band to perform at Riverside Bluefest
Burkettsville Picnic has new features
Chatt Farmers Picnic keeping with tradition
Entertainment galore planned at Chickasaw Community Picnic
Minster Oktoberfest set for Oct. 2-4
Variety of music featured at Minster concert series
Mercer County Fair set for Aug. 14-20
Ponoma Strawberry Festival to offer good eats for a good cause
St. Joe has food and entertainment
New Bremen Pumpkin Fest headed into fifth year
New Bremen Historic Assocation annual picnic is planned
Area golf courses
Area swimming pools set to open this weekend
Plenty of places to stay while visiting Grand Lake area
Eldora Speedway 2009 schedule
Grand Lake Mariners 2009 schedule