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Saturday, February 4th, 2012
By Shelley Grieshop
A proposed law to prevent freeway drivers from dawdling in the left lane raises concerns for law enforcement.
House Bill 395 would prevent all vehicles on four-lane highways from traveling in the left-hand lane unless they are passing another vehicle, exiting the freeway, allowing others to enter on the right or maneuvering for safety. The goal is to remove slower drivers from the left lane so faster vehicles aren't forced to pass them on the right. [More]
Post hits game-winning free throws with 4.2 seconds left in the game
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - The gathering of the tribes at Fort Site Fieldhouse on Friday night was a good-old fashioned rivalry game with plenty of twists and turns.  
Fort Recovery overcame a sluggish start to get back into the game with St. Henry and the Indians led with 25 seconds left, but the Redskins' Alex Post hit a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in the game to give the Red and White a 42-41 win. [More]
Obituaries on February 4th, 2012
Harvey C. Hileman, 96, Willshire, died Feb. 3, 2012, at Van Wert Inpatient & Hospice Center, Van Wert. [More]
Mary Lou Osterholt, 85, Fort Recovery, died at 11:25 p.m. Feb. 2, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Cecelia Elizabeth Whitmer, 93, Celina, died at 8:25 a.m. Feb. 3, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on February 4th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on February 4th, 2012
Fire department nabs truck grant
Library's services expand with aid of local tax dollars
Bulldogs efficient offensively in win
Cardinals beaten at the buzzer by Geise
Cavaliers hold off late charge from Rangers
Flyers bury Panthers with threes
Roughriders struggle without injured Meyer
Tigers dominate first half to beat Wildcats