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Thursday, December 29th, 2011
Lack of snow means less spending by area residents, governments
By Shelley Grieshop
A lack of wintry weather has saved local agencies more than $380,000 in road care expenses compared to previous years.
With less than three inches of snowfall in the Grand Lake area since November, state and county road crews have spent only about one-fourth of the average cost to plow and de-ice local roadways. [More]
By Janie Southard
Silly Billy, a kid who thinks he knows it all, is the main character in St. Henry author Meghan Koesters' book on backstage technical theater. Born from an assignment at Bowling Green State University, the book on theater could be one of the first written for kids, according to the author. [More]
Obituaries on December 29th, 2011
Lola M. Brautigam, 83, Wapakoneta, died at 4:50 a.m. Dec. 27, 2011, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. [More]
Ermon Eldon Huston Sr., 82, Mendon, died at 4:18 a.m. Dec. 28, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Kay I. Guyer, 57, St. Marys, died at 7:27 p.m. Dec. 23, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Local pictures on December 29th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on December 29th, 2011
Saying thanks by giving to others
Carryover again over $1 million
Man sent to prison for assaulting officer released
Sex offender given eight-year prison term
New group home to be built in Celina
Luebke finds success with Padres
Guilbault's Redskins were strong in 1980
Minster advances to tourney title game