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Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
Area resident kept in touch with Armstrong over the momentous years
By Shelley Grieshop
CARTHAGENA - The Rev. John Hoying cherishes the letter he received from his friend the astronaut more than 40 years ago.
Neil Armstrong sent the Catholic priest a handwritten message thanking him for his prayers and support during his mission to become the first man to walk on the moon. [More]
Auglaize County Fairgrounds
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Storm-damaged buildings at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds were patched and cleaned prior to the fair four weeks ago but now require a permanent fix.
The June 29 storm with 80 to 90 mph winds took down 18 trees and damaged the roofs of four buildings at the fairgrounds, causing nearly $95,000 in damages. [More]
Obituaries on August 29th, 2012
Rita E. Mersman Gibbons, 89, Celina, died at 7:15 a.m. Aug. 28, 2012, at Otterb [More]
Helene Bailey, 85, formerly of St. Marys, died Aug. 28, 2012, at Elmwood Assisted Living facility in New Bremen. [More]
Melvin G. Bergman, 82, Fort Recovery, died Aug. 28, 2012, at Mercer County Comm [More]
Leola M. Grevenkamp, 90, died Aug. 28, 2012, at Mother Angeline McCrory Manor in Columbus. [More]
Local pictures on August 29th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on August 29th, 2012
Skateboard park work to begin
Council considers picture passes
Sidewalk work on hold
Drug task force arrests six
Redskins serve their way past Bulldogs
Computer Points Roundup
Bulldogs open WBL play with shutout win