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Saturday, September 12th, 2009
St. Marys woman on a crusade to increase butterfly numbers
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - "Monarch Inn" might be the most appropriate name for Jill Bowers's rural home this time of year.
These days her house, garage and backyard are host to containers filled with monarch butterflies in various stages of development. "Monarch Mom," as she is called, nurtures them from tiny eggs, tags their colorful orange and black wings and sends them on their migratory journey to Mexico. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ST. HENRY - The St. Henry Redskins opened Midwest Athletic Conference play in dominating fashion as they defeated the New Bremen Cardinals 42-0 on Friday night at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
With the win, St. Henry improves to 3-0 overall while New Bremen falls to 1-2. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
DELPHOS - Coming into Friday night's contest, the Minster Wildcats had lost 13 straight games to the Delphos St. John's Blue Jays by an average of almost 28 points.
Unfortunately for Minster, history repeated itself as the Blue Jays used a strong rushing game and a tough defense to defeat the Wildcats 48-6 at Stadium Park. [More]
Obituaries on September 12th, 2009
Carey D. "Dave" Knittle, 58, of Monticello, died Sept. 11, 2009, when his motor [More]
Mary E. Osborn, 90, Willshire, died at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 2009.
She was born [More]
Max A. Prichard, 72, of 1422 Oakland Court, St. Marys, died at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on September 12th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on September 12th, 2009
Teacher is suspended without pay
Two more revitalization projects approved
Board considers paying volunteer basketball coaches
More parking will help
Schlieper churns out fastest lap
Celina blows 20-point lead at Wapakoneta
Quick start propels Cavs to victory
Rockets use ground attack to beat Tribe
St. Marys gets huge game from Puschel