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Thursday, September 10th, 2009
By William Kincaid
The Mercer County Fairgrounds has become a dumping ground for cats, says a neighbor.
Linda Brooks of 217 Jill Ave. said people for years have been abandoning cats at the fairgrounds and most are malnourished and sick.
"That's the only place they [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Mother Nature threw a foggy complication into the works Wednesday morning leading to delays and ultimate closures for many schools in Mercer and Auglaize counties.
However, officials in three Southwestern Auglaize County schools - New Bremen, Minster and New Knoxville - merely rolled out a new three-hour delay that worked as intended keeping classes in session. [More]
By Mike Ernst
ROSSBURG - Eldora Speedway owner and two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, Tony Stewart dominated Wednesday night's 5th annual Prelude To The Dream charity race at the high-banked, clay oval. It was Stewart's third win in the event, which pits NASCAR and NHRA stars in dirt late models. [More]
Obituaries on September 10th, 2009
Oscar Bergman, 79, 47 Washington St., Minster, died at 2:50 p.m. Sept. 8, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Clifford F. Bonifas, 62, of rural St. Marys died Sept. 9, 2009, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
John Phillip Deitsch, 79, of Rockford died at 3:05 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2009, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Richard L. Dicke, 75, of 5936 Highway 8 West in Mena, Ark., and formerly of St.Marys, died Sept. 2, 2009 at the Mena Regional Health System. [More]
Mary E. Gonya, 86, formerly of Rawson Ave., Fremont, died at 12:18 p.m. Sept. 8, 2009, at St. Francis Home, Tiffin. [More]
Nancye Sue Bartha McKelvey, 76, of Celina Manor, died at 2:08 p.m. Sept. 8, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Louise A. Stammen, 81, 412 East Kremer-Hoying Road, St. Henry, died Sept. 9, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Arthur E. Ullery, 61, 5250 Grove Drive, Celina, died at 4:49 p.m. Sept. 7, 2009 [More]
Local pictures on September 10th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on September 10th, 2009
Teacher faces charges of indecency, voyeurism
Resident warns board of moving toward socialism
New Bremen residents to vote on 1-mill school levy
Fort alumni honoring former band director with musical composition
Dirt track rookies struggle at Eldora
Offense and injuries a concern for Bulldogs
Pair of MAC unbeatens to matchup at Coldwater
Redskins edge Bulldogs by two strokes
Impact Game of the Week: Bath at St. Marys