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Monday, May 10th, 2010
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - Extensive renovations at the Fort Recovery State Museum are nearing completion.
Bill Mahon, head of exhibit designs at the Ohio Historical Society (OHS), said the project aims to better tell both sides of the U.S./Indian wars. Previous exhibits at the museum focused more on the American side. [More]
By Janie Southard
ST. HENRY - Two auto technology students have put a little more dazzle on the Tri Star star returning to school with a state championship in hand.
Auto tech seniors Craig Lefeld and Dillan Schulze, both of St. Henry, took top honors recently at the annual Ford/AAA Auto Skills Competition in Dayton. [More]
Division IV Baseball Sectional Tournament at Minster
By Randy Bruns
MINSTER - On a cold and blustery day, a pair of Mercer County teams braved the conditions at Hanover Park to open the sectional tournament with victories.
In the opener, the Parkway Panthers broke open a tight game with a monster third inning and cruised to a 13-3 win over the Fort Recovery Indians in six innings. In game two, the Marion Local Flyers recovered from a rocky start and used timely hitting and lights-out pitching to knock off the New Bremen Cardinals by a score of 8-3. [More]
Obituaries on May 10th, 2010
David Virgil Bruggeman, 56, 503 Woodview Dr., Coldwater, died at 4:15 a.m. May 8, 2010, at his home. [More]
Donald L. Martin, 64, 213 W. Caldwell St., Fort Recovery, died at 4:15 p.m. May 7, 2010, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
John David Reed, 64, 505 Wildwood Drive, Coldwater, died at 3 a.m. May 7, 2010, at his home. [More]
Leo H. Schwartz, 85, 33 E. South St., New Bremen, died at 11:02 a.m. May 9, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Margaret Koons, 98, 1707 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 10:05 a.m. May 8, 2010 [More]
Local pictures on May 10th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on May 10th, 2010
Four remain in search for new dean
Man gets new warning after charges dropped
Elderly man injured
Celina trio indicted
Area youth pastor pleads guilty to molesting girls
St. Marys wins in six; Celina out of tourney
Redskins, and Tigers move on
St. Henry is beaten by Bluffton
McMahan wins for the second time at Eldora Speedway
Celina and St. Marys finish tied for second