Thursday, April 14th, 2011
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - State workers collected more than 3,000 pounds of mostly rough fish from Grand Lake on Wednesday.
High winds Tuesday made the lake too choppy for workers to empty the six nets placed Monday on the lake's southwest shore in the state-protected Mercer Wildlife Area. The area is accessible only by boat. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW BREMEN - Trailing by one run in the bottom of the seventh, New Bremen needed a big play to start a comeback attempt against Coldwater.
Timri Sadler ended up being the spark for the Cardinals.
The New Bremen junior hit a two-out single to score the tying run, then worked her way around the bases during the at-bat of Megan Broerman and scored on a wild pitch to give the Cardinals a 5-4 win over the Cavaliers in a rescheduled Midwest Athletic Conference game. [More]
Obituaries on April 14th, 2011
Former West Milton resident Maude Evelyn Ganger, 93, Minster, died April 12, 2011. [More]
Jeffrey G. Dirksen, 40, Versailles, died at 1:35 p.m. April 11, 2011, in the emergency room at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Margaret Mary "Marge" Esser, 81, Conway, Ark., died April 6, 2011, at Hospice Home Care, Little Rock, Ark. [More]
Mildred Joann Tester, 76, Celina, died April 12, 2011, at her residence.
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Thomas "Tub" Vogan, 88, St. Marys, died April 12, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. [More]
Larry Edward "Pappy" Tomlinson, 70, Celina, died at 10:43 a.m. April 13, 2011, [More]
Local pictures on April 14th, 2011
Subscriber stories on April 14th, 2011
City projects general fund deficit in 2013 if rate reduced
CELINA - Mayor Sharon LaRue is ready to prove the city needs its additional half percent income tax and counter the influence of detractors attempting to revoke it through an initiative.
Millions will be spent
Several road projects have been proposed for Auglaize and Mercer counties in the next four years as part of Ohio's Statewide Transportation Improvement Program.
ST. MARYS - A new dual-sport participation policy would allow students to participate in two sports during the same season if it is approved by school board members.
Auglaize County
WAPAKONETA - The Auglaize County Board of Elections tested voting equipment for the upcoming primary election and approved delivery of the equipment to the polls.
MINSTER - Scott Robinson may be a fresh face to the Minster Wildcats and to this area's softball scene, but heading into last night's game against the St. Marys Roughriders, he knew exactly what could be in store.
NEW BREMEN - It always helps to have a reliable source of information when making a big decision.
New Bremen's Dillon Webster received some valuable information from a former teammate before making his choice to attend the University of Findlay and join the Oilers' track and field program.
Last Curtain Call
This week in 1961, the Coldwater Cavaliers notched their third straight victory on the young baseball season with a Saturday afternoon triumph over the St. Henry Redskins by a final of 8-3.