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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
House bill would allow greater load limits for trucks, farming equipment on rural roads
By Shelley Grieshop
Local officials are fighting proposed state legislation that would increase weight limits by 5 percent for trucks and farm equipment.
Mercer and Auglaize county engineers say the pending changes in the state's transportation budget bill could jeopardize the safety of rural roads and bridges at a time when repair funds are scarce. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - As expected, Tuesday's battle between two of the area's top softball pitchers was a dandy.
Parkway's Emily Crowell and St. Marys' Erika Thornsberry had strong days, both in the pitching circle and at the plate, but it was Crowell's Panthers getting the edge over Thornsberry's Roughriders. [More]
Obituaries on March 30th, 2011
Roberta A. Nagel, 74, New Bremen, died at 1:20 a.m. March 30, 2011, at St. Mary [More]
Thomas B. Ranly, 80, of Ladson, S.C., died March 28, 2011, at Trident Medical Center, Charleston, S.C. [More]
Nancy L. Oldiges, 76, Minster, died March 23, 2011, at her home.
She was born [More]
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Subscriber only stories on March 30th, 2011
Attorney to appeal murder conviction
JobsOhio staff will continue to work for development in region
No council action
Lacy to work as grant coordinator
Maria Stein students send up wishes to Japan
Commissioners name new administrator
Albers, Fink pitch Bulldogs past Flyers
Celina coasts to easy wins over Spencerville
Music store staged for growth