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Saturday, September 26th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
An 80-year-old Maria Stein woman died Friday morning after being struck by a car while retrieving her mail.
Ruth D. Bertke, 2051 St. Johns Road, was pronounced dead at 11:25 a.m. at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, where she was taken by St. Henry emergency squad following the 7:15 a.m. accident. [More]
By Randy Bruns
ST. HENRY - The St. Henry Redskins made a pair of crucial defensive stops at the end of both halves to hang on to a hard-won 10-7 Midwest Athletic Conference victory over the Marion Local Flyers.
The Redskins improve to 5-0 on the year and 3-0 in league play, while the Flyers fall to 3-2 overall and 1-2 in conference action. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
FORT RECOVERY - It was not exactly pretty, but the Fort Recovery Indians will take it.
On a night when Fort Recovery's offense and defense struggled with consistency, both units made just enough big plays to pave the way for a 21-9 Midwest Athletic Conference win over the Parkway Panthers on Friday night at Barrenbrugge Park. [More]
Obituaries on September 26th, 2009
Ruth D. Bertke, 80, 2052 St. Johns Road, Maria Stein, died at 11:25 a.m. Sept. [More]
Larry Brown, 70, of Van Wert, died at 4:08 p.m. Sept. 25, 2009, at his home. [More]
Andrew P. Christian Jr., 86, 501 E. Kremer-Hoying Road, St. Henry, died at 4:30 a.m. Sept. 25, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
George B. Henderson, 66, 424 N. Perry St., St. Marys, died at 3:35 a.m. Sept. 24, 2009, at his home. [More]
Norman Schnelle, 93, 401 W. South St., New Knoxville, died Sept. 24, 2009, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta. [More]
Local pictures on September 26th, 2009
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