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Tuesday, July 7th, 2009
'50s anti-Communist group now focusing on government compliance with U.S. Constitution
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Some believe the U.S. Congress should not be making up the rules along the way. At least one organization is active in encouraging legislators to follow rules they say have been in place for more than two centuries. That group is the John Birch Society, which now has a chapter in St. Marys. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
The old saying about patience being a virtue certainly had its share of believers in the Grand Lake dugout on Monday night.
The Mariners took advantage of Xenia pitcher Tyler Bersano walking five batters in the bottom of the fifth, leading to a six-run inning to help Grand Lake rally from down 2-0 to pick up their fourth straight win with a 7-2 decision over the Scouts at Jim Hoess Field. [More]
Obituaries on July 7th, 2009
Ross E. Hockemeyer, 78, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:01 p.m. July 4, 2009, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Miriam Hazel Poor, 82, Silver Springs, Fla., died June 16, 2009, at her home.
She was born June 4, 1927, in Celina, to Earl and Chloe Belle Poor. [More]
George William "Bill" Whitman, 76, of Romulus, Mich., died June 15, 2009, in Pontiac Lake in White Lake Township, Mich. Death was due to drowning. [More]
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