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Monday, December 3rd, 2012
Coldwater's defense holds strong during the fourth quarter
By Gary R. Rasberry
MASSILLON - After three years of silver trophy finishes, Coldwater wanted 2012 to be all about taking the gold.
The Cavaliers' defense stopped Kirtland twice on fourth-quarter drives to preserve a 10-9 win in the Division V state championship game on Saturday at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massillon. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MASSILLON - Imagine playing six full seasons of high school football in four years.
The 23 senior football players from Coldwater suited up for the final time on Saturday got a chance to reach their goal of 60 games and finish as state champions.
The Cavaliers' seniors became the first group of seniors in Ohio high school football history to be a part of 60 games in their career, a feat only possible over the last decade when the playoffs expanded and five playoff games became possible. [More]
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Ohio's top soil and water official promised action against farmers in the Grand Lake Watershed who violate new manure rules aimed at curbing toxic blue-green algae blooms in the lake.
Karl Gebhardt, chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources, spoke to a capacity crowd at Saturday's Lake Improvement Association meeting at the Celina Moose Lodge. [More]
Obituaries on December 3rd, 2012
Joseph "Joe" Greve, 43, Botkins, died at 10:32 a.m. Nov. 30, 2012, at his home. [More]
Dwayne L. Hoelscher, 33, Fort Recovery, died Dec. 1, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Richard S. Loffer, 82, St. Marys, died Dec. 1, 2012.
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Ina Mae Howell, 98, St. Marys, died at 2:05 p.m. Nov. 30, 2012, at her home. [More]
Rickey W. Timbs, 57, Celina, died at 3:20 p.m. Dec. 1, 2012, in the emergency d [More]
Bonnie D. Butcher, 92, Bardstown, Ky., formerly of Portland, Ind. and Coldwater, died Dec. 2, 2012, at Colonial Health and Rehabilitation, Bardstown. [More]
Local pictures on December 3rd, 2012
Subscriber only stories on December 3rd, 2012
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