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Thursday, July 8th, 2010
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - City officials want to hear from residents on ways to better utilize K. C. Geiger Park.
"After June, the park is pretty dull until SummerFest. I think we can make better use of it. I want St. Marys to be a destination and the park is a big part of that. What do people want? I'm looking for ideas, even though it may be years before we can do anything. We need some long-range plans," safety service director Tom Hitchcock told council's parks and recreation committee Tuesday evening. [More]
By Ryan Hines
CELINA - The Grand Lake Mariners set season-high marks for hits and runs on Wednesday night while producing the most-lopsided win of the year in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League.
Grand Lake (10-11) belted 18 hits in an 18-2 drubbing of the Xenia Scouts (8-14) at Jim Hoess Field. In a stark contrast, Grand Lake had only three hits just 24 hours earlier in a 10-1 loss to Hamilton. [More]
Obituaries on July 8th, 2010
Thomas F. Gaier, 76, Fort Loramie, died July 5, 2010, at his lake cottage in Coldwater, Mich. [More]
Ethel L. Ross, 85, St. Marys, died at 3:40 p.m. July 2, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Celina native Helen Ruth Wittung, 79, Van Wert, died at 8:17 a.m. July 7, 2010, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert. [More]
Walter V. Sturm, 90, Sidney, died at 4:15 p.m. July 6, 2010, at Wilson Memorial [More]
Local pictures on July 8th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on July 8th, 2010
Lake Festival modified but still on track
Attorney: sue Ohio over lake
Shinn Brothers awarded Market Street project
Youth pastor nets 12 years in prison for sex with girls
Bulldogs capture Mercer County sectional crown
Minster proves to be the top team in Auglaize County