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Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
Officials trying to reorganize business, keep it operating
By Nancy Allen
Bankruptcy proceedings have begun for two mega dairies with Dutch ties - Hopewell Dairy, a 2,100-head dairy near Rockford, and Chesterfield Dairy, located near the town of Lyons.
Both have been placed into receivership by a bankruptcy judge, according to documents filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio, Toledo. Receivership is a form of bankruptcy in which a company can avoid liquidation by reorganizing with the help of a court-appointed trustee. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
The seventh week of the high school football regular season saw a few interesting results which greatly affected the computer points standing for area teams.
Marion Local, Ottawa-Glandorf and Defiance all suffered losses which hurt their playoff hopes while St. Marys, New Bremen and Lima Shawnee all moved into the playoff hunt with significant wins. [More]
Obituaries on October 13th, 2009
Bertha J. Harting, 91, 3818 Philothea Road, Philothea, died at 10:45 a.m. Oct. 12, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Wilma J. Henry, 69, of New Weston, died Oct. 9, 2009, at her residence.
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Bethel Liles, 91, formerly of 2100 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 3:55 p.m. Oct. 9, 2009, at the Golden Living Center - Valley, St. Marys. [More]
Robert Lee Nagel, 56, 211 S. Washington St., New Bremen, died at 4:50 p.m. Oct. 12, 2009, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Harold Edward Randolph, 52, of Celina died Oct. 5, 2009, in Dayton. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on October 13th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on October 13th, 2009
Ag classes returning to district curriculum
Man arrested in connection with starting dumpster fires
Committee recommends 1 percent pay increase
Police investigating break-in of business
Minster aiming for more success at state tourney
Panthers pick up impressive win