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Monday, August 3rd, 2009
By Nancy Allen
Brian Miller, assistant manager at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park, said he is positive there will be "some positive things" happening in regard to helping Grand Lake with its water quality problems.
He made the statement during Saturday's meeting of the nonprofit Lake Improvement Association (LIA), but would not divulge further information. He would only say he met a couple of weeks ago with Ohio EPA officials and there could be some action announced yet this month. [More]
Buzzard's Glory Tournament a tradition since 2001
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - It's amazing how traditions start.
What was once something to do while parents were away on vacation has grown into a combination of athletic battle and reunion of schoolmates.
In its ninth year, the Buzzard's Glory Wiffle Ball Tournament - known by the initials BGWT with the Buzzard's Glory being the former name of the village of Coldwater - brings together alumni from Coldwater High School to take part in the game they played as youths. [More]
Obituaries on August 3rd, 2009
Joseph P. Borgerding, 65, 632 Woodland Ave., St. Henry, died at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 1, 2009, at his residence due to leukemia. [More]
James Edward Cooper, 72, formerly of New Bremen, died July 28, 2009, at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. [More]
Esther D. Dicke, 92, of 509 S. Walnut St., New Bremen, died at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 1, 2009, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney. [More]
Paul Eugene Meyer, 83, formerly of 4674 Fast Road, Celina, died at 2:20 a.m. Aug. 2, 2009, at the Gardens of Celina. [More]
Rosa Mary Obringer, 74, 2060 Northview Drive, Maria Stein, died at 12:30 p.m. July 31, 2009, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Luretta Tangeman, 99, formerly of 516 E. Elizabeth St., Coldwater, died at 12:36 a.m. Aug. 2, 2009, at Golden Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
John A. Wurster, 75, of Celina, died at 9:28 a.m. Aug. 2, 2009, at St. Rita's M [More]
Local pictures on August 3rd, 2009
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