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Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Philothea man is world bowhunting champ
By Margie Wuebker
PHILOTHEA - Dave Schmackers remembers as a child whacking a branch from his parents' apple tree and using twine string to fashion a bow.
Homemade bows are a thing of the past for Schmackers, who has been named the International Bowhunting Organization's world indoor champion. He now favors a compound bow with electronic cables to hone in on the target. [More]
Knowledge of lake, passion surpass other candidates'
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - The Lake Restoration Commission (LRC) chose someone familiar to lead the group and oversee projects aimed at fighting Grand Lake's toxic algae.
Milt Miller, the group's fundraising chairman, will start as manager of the LRC on Wednesday. He has resigned from his position as business development officer at The People's Bank Co. in St. Marys. [More]
Obituaries on January 31st, 2012
Judy Kay Gross, 62, Wapakoneta, died at 5:44 a.m. Jan. 30, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Melvin J. Evers, 79, Fort Recovery, died Jan. 30, 2012, at Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Dylan Paul Rish, 16, Coldwater, died at 5:35 p.m. Jan. 28, 2012, at Akron Children's Hospital. [More]
Nancy Horner, 71, St. Marys, died Jan. 30, 2012, at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home [More]
Bessie R. Oellerman, 82, Botkins, died at 1:20 a.m. Jan. 30, 2012, at her residence. [More]
Jody Hughes, 47, Celina, died Jan. 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memoria [More]
Paul J. Ranly, 91, Minster, died Jan. 30, 2012, in St. Marys.
He was born Apr [More]
Local pictures on January 31st, 2012
Subscriber only stories on January 31st, 2012
St. Marys may stretch $2.7M AMP payment over many years
Officials to seek grant for Rotary Walkway
Committee members discuss creating dog park in K.C. Geiger
St. Marys council to apply for grant to upgrade canal trail
Parkway blown out during final quarter
Greenville rallies in fourth to top 'Riders