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Thursday, March 25th, 2010
By Robb Hemmelgarn
CARTHAGENA - Peacefully sitting in his quiet dining room and gazing out his back window into a recently-fallen six inches of snow, Herman Hoying reminisces back to when he could "hit the ball further than anyone around back in those days."
He proudly emphasizes that "those days" refer to his athletic prime and the countless moments on his family's farm near Carthagena during the Great Depression when he enjoyed knocking baseballs out of sight. [More]
Obituaries on March 25th, 2010
Former St. Marys resident Frieda Taylor, 75, died at 7:14 a.m. March 24, 2010, [More]
Former Celina resident Jane Winkeljohn Widmaier, 80, 17300 N. 88th Ave., Peoria [More]
Local pictures on March 25th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on March 25th, 2010
Local efforts underway to improve Grand Lake
Mercer Health buys facility
Legislature OKs livestock board rules
Marion Local Schools superintendent finalist for position near Cleveland
Five netted in local drug bust
Job agency seeks funds for computers