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Friday, August 28th, 2009
Local enthusiasts of growing sport crave the feeling of flight
By Betty Lawrence
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a ... powered parachute.
Power parachuting is flying through the air while sitting on a motorized tricycle- or go-kart-looking aircraft that is held up by a very strong parachute. It is touted as one of the fastest growing recreational sports in the U.S., and Mercer County is part of the growing trend. [More]
Obituaries on August 28th, 2009
Harold "Junior" Gray, 87, of Greenville, Miss., and formerly of Celina, died Aug. 26, 2009, at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville. [More]
Leona L. Nuesmeyer, 87, formerly of 14233 Moulton Fort Amanda Road, Wapakoneta, [More]
Gordy William Price, 60, 117 Magnolia St., Celina, formerly of Sidney, died at his residence Aug. 23, 2009. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Norman W. Ruley, 80, 294 E. Third St., Minster, died at 7 a.m. Aug. 27, 2009, in the emergency room of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
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