Monday, May 6th, 2013
Monument to battles' dead 100 years old
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - Several hundred people gathered at Monument Park on Sunday afternoon to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Fort Recovery Monument and reflect upon a series of cornerstone battles responsible for the westward expansion of the United States. [More]
Cardinal Invitational
By Bruce Monnin
NEW BREMEN - Many local track teams took the opportunity Saturday to compete in one last weekend invitational before moving on to upcoming county and league championship meets.
The regular season ending Cardinal Invitational at New Bremen featured St. Henry's boys using their strength in distance events to overcome Sidney Lehman's standout sprinters. [More]
Obituaries on May 6th, 2013
Mary Ann Fleck, 71, Celina, left the loving care of her family at 9:38 p.m. Sat [More]
William Frey, 68, rural New Knoxville, died May 5, 2013, in the emergency depar [More]
Nellie House, 92, St. Marys, died May 3, 2013, at her home.
Miller Funeral Ho [More]
Lavonna M. Pitsenbarger, 53, New Weston, passed away at 6:10 p.m. May 3, 2013, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. [More]
Ralph Pohl, 83, Coldwater, died May 5, 2013.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Marys Catholic Church in Philothea. [More]
Charles F. "Chuck" Wangler, 83, Portland, Ind., passed away May 2, 2013.
He was born in Fort Recovery on Jan. 23, 1930, to Felix and Vivian Kleinhenz Wangler. [More]
Gary L. Wendel, 53, Fort Recovery, died May 3, 2013, at his residence.
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Subscriber and paid stories on May 6th, 2013
Officials hopeful solar units will reduce algae
GRAND LAKE - Six SolarBee units that aerate and circulate water have arrived and linear aeration has been installed in the hot water hole along Lake Shore Drive in Celina.
Only home damaged, business will continue to operate
Owners of W.H Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina credit the quick action of firefighters along with the design of the building in limiting damage to the residential quarters.
CELINA - After capping the regular season with a 5-0 win over Ottawa-Glandorf on Saturday, the Celina boys tennis team now turns their focus to the Western Buckeye League tournament that starts Thursday at the University of Northwestern Ohio.
ROSSBURG - Following a disappointing 13th-place finish during Friday night's STP World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series event, Daryn Pitman returned to Eldora Speedway on Saturday night for the wrap-up of the Outlaw Thunder weekend and he was determined to be a factor in the feature event.
Local Weekend Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater and Bath split a Saturday baseball doubleheader in a battle between the top two seeds at the Division III Shawnee sectional. The Cavaliers (17-4) enter postseason play as the top seed while the Wildcats (12-10) received the second seed.