Friday, April 5th, 2013
Proposed legislation would require certification to apply nutrients
By Nancy Allen
Proposed legislation would create new statewide regulations for those who apply manure and manmade commercial fertilizers to farmland.
Officials previously said the rules, expected to be introduced in the state legislature this year, would apply only to manmade fertilizers. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ST. HENRY - The St. Henry Redskins got a sterling effort from a trio of pitchers and just enough offense to defeat the St. Marys Roughriders 3-0 on Thursday afternoon at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
Redskins' starting pitcher Ryan Mikesell and relievers freshman Mitchell Stammen and senior Alex Post combined to limit the Roughriders to just four hits. Although the trio was able to post the shutout, the defense came up with big plays to help them work out of a few tough spots. [More]
Obituaries on April 5th, 2013
John Jacob Gross, 83, Sidney, passed away at 5:17 p.m. April 3, 2013, at Wilson Memorial Hospital. [More]
Mildred E. Prenger, 85, Coldwater, died April 4, 2013, at Celina Manor.
She w [More]
Robert "Bob" Eshleman, 53, St. Marys, died at 6:02 p.m. April 3, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Donald Tangeman, Coldwater, died Thursday.
Services are pending at Hogenkamp [More]
Joan A. Eilerman, 78, Fort Loramie, died at 11:15 a.m. April 4, 2013, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community. [More]
Local pictures on April 5th, 2013
Subscriber stories on April 5th, 2013
11-year-old accidentally shot himself at home
GREENVILLE - Jurors returned guilty verdicts early today in the cases of Michael and Melody Fisher stemming from the accidental shooting death of their 11-year-old son.
CELINA - Local officials on Thursday discussed the fate of a state-owned building on county property that currently houses adults with development disabilities.
Mercer County bids waterline extension project
CELINA - Mercer County Commissioners on Thursday took steps to provide plumbing supply giant Ferguson Enterprises with city water.
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ROCKFORD - A man officials are not identifying may face felony charges in connection with inappropriate sexual contact with minors.
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ROCKFORD - Celina's softball team blasted a pair of mammoth home runs, but it was a pair of unearned runs that helped break a tie and pushed the Bulldogs to a 5-2 win over the Parkway Panthers on Thursday in Rockford.
ROCKFORD - Celina used a big fifth inning to score all of its runs and the Bulldogs remain undefeated on the young baseball season after a 4-1 win over Parkway on Thursday at Don Black Field in Rockford.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Christian Schramm scattered six hits over seven innings and Coldwater plated five runs in the fifth inning to beat Shawnee 7-2 on Thursday at Veterans Field in Coldwater.
ST. MARYS - If you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, it's probably also not a good idea to judge a softball game by the first inning.
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