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Monday, May 16th, 2011
By Mike Ernst
ROSSBURG - Prior to Saturday night's United Midwest Promoter (UMP) DirtCar Modified main event at Eldora Speedway, veteran driver Ken Schrader figured he would have to grab an early lead from his fourth starting position.
Schrader did just that, going to the outside groove at the drop of the green flag, sweeping around front-row starters Scotty Williams and track points leader Jesse Bitterling and into the top spot by the exit of turn two on the first lap. [More]
Obituaries on May 16th, 2011
Barbara Ann Lachey, 70, Minster, died at 5:15 a.m. May 14, 2011, at her home. [More]
Louis Joseph "Joe" Schmidt, 82, Anna, died the evening of May 14, 2011 at his residence. [More]
Kenneth M. Seitz, 44, Maria Stein, died at 2:53 a.m. May 14, 2011 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Joseph Diller, 70, St. Anthony, died May 15, 2011, in Columbus.
Arrangements [More]
Roger Smith, 85, Coldwater, died May 16, 2011.
Arrangements are pending at Ci [More]
Wilma C. Abels, 71, Celina, died at 12:08 a.m. May 14, 2011, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
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