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Thursday, September 30th, 2010
Lake home sale prices, sales tax revenue rise
By Shelley Grieshop
The economic impact of Grand Lake's blue-green algae crisis is about as murky as its water.
Sales tax revenues in Mercer County rose 2 percent this summer over the same time period last year and recent lake-area home sales show overall property values increasing. However, officials say tourism has plummeted and lakeside businesses are claiming up to a 40 percent loss of income. [More]
Curtain Call Flashback
By Robb Hemmelgarn
Prior to the kickoff of the 1960 football season, the red carpet of the Western Buckeye League was expected to weave through St. Marys.
Hoping to keep their own league title hopes alive, Paul Ponzuric's Coldwater Cavaliers hosted the Roughriders 50 years ago this week in an attempt to derail the Roughrider train. Fans on both sides held a collective breath of optimism after one quarter when the squads were deadlocked at zero. [More]
Obituaries on September 30th, 2010
Dennis A. Shupp, 65, New Knoxville, died at 8:16 a.m. Sept. 29, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Edward C. Green, 91, Fort Recovery, died at 1:27 a.m. Sept. 29, 2010, at Jay County Hospital in Portland, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on September 30th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on September 30th, 2010
Celina hit by series of burglaries
22 nabbed in drug bust
Coldwater schools receive $397,726 grant
Two injured in accident
First-place Celina to host winless Shawnee for Homecoming
Season has reached halfway point
Grand Lake Football Primer