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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Another pilot started Tuesday on Grand Lake, this one using aeration and natural microbes to reduce sediment and improve water quality.
The test is being conducted in a channel at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices by Organic Pond, a Fraser, Mich.-based company. [More]
Rockford resident was pinned by backhoe at his home
By Margie Wuebker
A 66-year-old Rockford man has been upgraded to fair condition after being pinned by a backhoe at his home Tuesday morning,
Ronald Frahm, 2850 state Route 707, was operating a backhoe implement attached to his farm tractor shortly after 9 a.m. when the arm came up too far and pinned him against the roll bar, according to Mercer County Sheriff's Office reports. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
At an age when most men look for more subtle and gentler pursuits, Bill Montgomery still loves to play baseball.
In September, Montgomery traveled to Cooperstown, New York, to play in the Legends of Baseball World Series, a tournament for players over 30. It's the 12th time Montgomery has played in the tournament. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - The Fort Recovery Indians' volleyball team earned bragging rights over Jay County after winning the Ohio/Indiana border battle in three games on Tuesday night at Fort Site Fieldhouse.
Serving helped the Indians (6-12) pick up wins in the first two games by margins of 25-13 and 25-22. The Indians' serving dropped off greatly in the third game but they had built enough of a cushion to stave off a Patriots' (7-19) comeback for a 25-23 win. [More]
Obituaries on October 3rd, 2012
Ruth Ann Burch, 56, McCartyville, died Sept. 30, 2012, during a pilgrimage to Mejugorje, Croatia. [More]
Ruth E. Shadrach, 77, Celina, died Oct. 2, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Marilyn R. Stewart, 78, formerly of Celina, died Sept. 23, 2012, at Sun City Center Hospice House, Ruskin, Fla. [More]
Local pictures on October 3rd, 2012
Subscriber only stories on October 3rd, 2012
Interim chosen fair manager
Wind farm soon will be top Van Wert taxpayer
Commissioners hire company to handle electronic payments
County declines mediation in wrongful death lawsuit
Dog park proposed in Minster
Rockford water fund surplus predicted at $250,000
More or better parking sought
Crown buys more space to manufacture
Celina is one win from capturing the WBL championship
Coldwater has already earned spot in playoffs
Bulldogs earn road win at Shawnee