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Monday, March 8th, 2010
By Margie Wuebker
GREENVILLE - Sunny days and cold nights. That's the ideal weather for maple sugaring at the Shawnee Prairie Preserve Nature Center, part of the Darke County Parks.
Visitors learned about the process during programs Saturday and Sunday at the 118-acre site located off state Route 502. Another 200 or so elementary school students from throughout the area will visit during the coming week. [More]
Mercer Country trio wraps up stellar seasons, careers
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - While getting a win in his final match was not to be, Alex Dues has plenty to be proud of.
Dues became the first Celina wrestler to place in the state wrestling tournament since 2003 as he took to the mats on Saturday in the Division II State Wrestling Championships at the Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University. [More]
Mercer Country trio wraps up stellar seasons, careers
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - Codey Welker was in the perfect position for a storybook finish at the 2010 State Wrestling Championships.
The Celina grappler's opponent in the Division II 285-pound seventh-place match was the wrestler who beat him in his first match of the tournament, Ian Jones of Plainesville Harvey. [More]
Mercer Country trio wraps up stellar seasons, careers
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - Talk about the perfect pre-match workout.
Before his seventh-place match on Saturday at the State Wrestling Championships, Trevor Kunk got the workout from his father.
It worked as Kunk picked up a win in his final high school match, [More]
Obituaries on March 8th, 2010
Marlene E. Simon Borchers, 87, Althoff Road, Versailles, died March 5, 2010, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
William E. "Bill" Borger, 52, 605 Sweitzer St., Greenville, died March 6, 2010, at his home. [More]
Wilbur H. Heiland, 92, 8181 state Route 274, Anna, died at 7:03 p.m. March 6, 2010, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney. [More]
Richard A. "Dick" Martin, 80, 109 Wiggs St., Fort Recovery, died at 9:30 p.m. March 6, 2010, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Virgil Puthoff, 62, Chickasaw, died March 7, 2010, at the OSU Medical Center, C [More]
Donna M. Watkins, 84, 314 E. Plum St., New Bremen, died at 9:45 a.m. March 5, 2010, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Sharon White, 58, 769 Gordon Grove Dr., St. Marys, died at 7 a.m. March 8, 2010 [More]
Local pictures on March 8th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on March 8th, 2010
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