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Monday, May 2nd, 2011
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Seven graduate students from Wright State University assembled 100 barley straw bundles and placed them in channels at Behm's Landing during the weekend.
As the straw rots, it will release enzymes that kill toxic blue-green algae. The method already has been proven in the channel. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater High School star and Ohio State football standout Ross Homan was drafted in the sixth round of the 2011 National Football League Draft on Saturday afternoon by the Minnesota Vikings with the 200th overall pick.
Homan joins Jim Otis (ninth round pick of New Orleans in 1970), Jim Lachey (first round, San Diego, 1985), Jeff Hartings (first round, Detroit, 1996) and Bob Hoying (third round, Philadelphia, 1996) as the only Mercer Countians to be drafted in the NFL. [More]
Obituaries on May 2nd, 2011
Lori Ann Ehrhardt Moriarty, 47, Fort Wayne, Ind., died April 29, 2011, at University of Chicago Hospital. [More]
Bonnie Simpson, 66, Celina, died May 1, 2011, at her residence.
Arrangements [More]
Mark E. Heinfeld, 88, New Bremen, died at 1:28 p.m. April 29, 2011 at Community Health Professionals Van Wert Hospice Center. [More]
Clotilda "Tillie" Muhlenkamp, 92, former McCartyville resident, died at 10:35 p.m. April 30, 2011 at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Eugene J. Torchia, Dayton, died May 1, 2011, in Kettering.
Service is 10:30 a [More]
Local pictures on May 2nd, 2011
Subscriber only stories on May 2nd, 2011
Volunteers clear lake debris
St. Marys celebrates 25-year friendship with Japan
Illegal alien admits to causing traffic death
Officers arrest 16 on drug charges
Author speaks at museum's opening
BOE prepares for next step if income tax levy fails
Voting locations
No local teams won, but individuals shined
New Bremen sweeps two vs. St. Henry
Westfall makes a move low for win