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Monday, November 9th, 2009
Celina resident remembers her 1940s Navy days
By Margie Wuebker
Mary Lydia Kaup of Celina feels a surge of patriotism each time she sees an American flag flapping in the breeze or hears "The Star Spangled Banner" playing before a televised sports event.
There's even a "God Bless America" sign in the front window of her Cheshire Circle home. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
COLUMBUS - There is a wooden board set up at the state cross country meet that is out of sight of the fans at the event. This is where the results first get posted, and where coaches and athletes gather to see how they did and who won.
When the results for the Division III girls cross country race were posted, the person closest to the board proclaimed, "Look, Minster won."
There was soft chuckling from the rest of the people gathered, the type you hear when someone states the obvious. [More]
Obituaries on November 9th, 2009
William C. Ahlers, 67, 615 N. Main St., New Bremen, died at 2 a.m. Nov. 8, 2009 at his residence. [More]
Beverly Louise Chilcoat, 74, 10702 Mercer-Auglaize Co. Line Road , St.Marys, died at 9:57 a.m. Nov. 6, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Jack R. Kuenning, 68, 1112 Motz St., St. Marys, died Nov. 5, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
James R. Osborne, 68, 7010 Hamilton Road, Mendon, died Nov. 7, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
John R. "Jack" Shelby, 83, St. Marys, died at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 7, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster, where he had resided for the last five years. [More]
Local pictures on November 9th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on November 9th, 2009
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Area man's death ruled homicide
Commissioners outline credit purchasing policy
Local CC runners have strong state meet
Marion Local will have a chance to three-peat
St. Marys qualifies for state for first time
Marion tops Lehman in postseson opener