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Monday, August 15th, 2011
Sand could be used in construction industry, material for potting soil
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Interest in mining Grand Lake's sediment is growing.
The state this morning began extracting 60 lake sediment samples to determine if there is a market for the sand and nutrient-rich mud.
Consultant David Jahn of DWJ Resources of Signal Mountain, Tenn., who is overseeing the core sample project today, was recommended by the Ohio Aggregates and Industrial Minerals Association. Jahn said he is interested primarily in the sand for making concrete. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CINCINNATI - As Cory Luebke came onto the field at Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark on Saturday afternoon, he felt at ease.
When asked if he felt he would ever get to play in the ballpark of a team that he used to watch at old Riverfront Stadium during his younger days, the San Diego left-handed pitcher was honest. [More]
Obituaries on August 15th, 2011
William C. "Bill" Bachelor, 90, Northridge, died Aug. 12, 2011.
He was born F [More]
Rebecca "Becky" Ellen Krull, 58, Farmersville, died Aug. 10, 2011.
She was bo [More]
Donna Mae Bergman, 51, Minster, died at 3 p.m. Aug. 12, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. [More]
Marie E. Duerr Eichenauer, 88, Celina, died at 2:40 p.m. Aug. 12, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on August 15th, 2011
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