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Thursday, July 5th, 2012
By William Kincaid
LIMA - Canadian native Len Archibald has observed that success in Ohio can be defined by three "f" words - farming, football and factories.
The Rockford resident is hoping to add another "f" word - film.
The second Northwest Ohio Independent Film Festival, moved from Van Wert to Lima this year, will feature screenings of 36 movies -feature, short and student - from artists locally and across the globe. It will be held Friday through Sunday at the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center. [More]
Mercer County ACME Sectional Tournament
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. HENRY - Fast starts proved to be a successful strategy on Wednesday during the Mercer County ACME sectional tournament as one team punched their ticket to the district tournament while another avoided elimination.
Coldwater scored seven times in the top of the first inning and went on to win the winner's bracket final and secure an automatic spot in the district - which the Cavaliers are hosting - with a 9-3 win over Parkway at the Wally Post Athletic Complex. [More]
Obituaries on July 5th, 2012
Former Celina resident Don Hellwarth, 77, Marysville, died July 2, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Geary L. Wessel, 76, St. Marys, died July 2, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Norman A. Guggenbiller, 82, Fort Recovery, died July 4, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Norma J. Purpus, 85, Minster, died at 6:11 a.m. July 3, 2012, at her home.
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Linda August, 67, Celina, died July 5, 2012.
Arrangements are pending at Cisc [More]
Robert D. Thompson, 68, of Coldwater, died at 9:20 a.m. July 3, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on July 5th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on July 5th, 2012
City: building will be razed eventually
Mendon man remains in jail
County sells tiny lakeside property to aid subdivision
Square dancers sought to help break record
Merchants upset about crackdown
Roughriders avoid elimination
Mariners blow 2-0 lead to Monarchs