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Friday, October 9th, 2009
Watkins man Urban Grevenkamp's been making customer house calls for nearly 50 years
By Shelley Grieshop
Urban Grevenkamp spends nearly every afternoon ringing doorbells and peddling household goods in a fashion rarely seen these days.
The embroidered letters on his beige baseball cap and red jacket identify him as a "Watkins" man. But it's his smile and lovable personality that gets the 86-year-old salesman in the door, his customers say. [More]
By William Kincaid
Two Celina subdivision developers did not follow city standards when installing their roads.
And somebody, possibly city taxpayers, must pick up the costs of any future fix-it work.
City council members at a streets and alleys committee meeting Thursday learned recent test results confirmed previous suspicions that the roads in the Reserve Subdivision, developed by Chuck Samples, and Eaglebrooke Subdivision, developed by Randy Bruns, were not installed to city standards. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - The annual Gene Weber Lions Cross Country Invitational, due to its timing and location, is usually a good indicator of how the Midwest Athletic Conference, held a week later on the Coldwater course, could shape up.
If Thursday has any bearing, it shapes up to be a dandy. [More]
Obituaries on October 9th, 2009
Mark P. McEldowney, 62, 312 Peters Road, Fort Recovery, died at 2:36 a.m. Oct. 8, 2009, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Thomas S. Pierce, 56, 913 Woodridge Drive, St. Marys, died at 4:05 a.m. Oct. 8, 2009, at his residence following an extended illness. [More]
Norbert L. Reinhard, 77, 324 West Main St., Crestline, died Oct. 7, 2009, at Wooster SubAcute and Rehabilitation after a lengthy illness. [More]
Local pictures on October 9th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on October 9th, 2009
Grant sought for growth and land use project
SWCD staff cuts possible
Two unused lots up for sealed bids
Officials recommend vacating Celina alley
The blue stands alone
Wildcats qualify for state tournament
St. Henry rallies after losing the first game
Flyers now perfect through 20 games
Ruhlman brothers are competing for a title
A pair of doubles teams reach district play