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Thursday, May 1st, 2014
By Amy Kronenberger
ROCKFORD - Harmonies from low-pitched tubas to the bright, high pitch of flutes echoes with added pride this week through the halls of Parkway Local Schools.
The 87 members of the high school concert band know they are part of a legacy as they prepare for the band's 40th consecutive appearance at the Ohio Music Education Association's state competition 10 a.m. Saturday in Findlay. [More]
Prehistoric artifact show slated Sunday
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - The 2014 season of the Fort Recovery State Museum kicks off Sunday with a prehistoric artifact show.
Also, four renowned experts from as far away as Oklahoma have been secured for the summer speaker series, all of whom will focus on this year's theme of the Native American experience. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - St. Marys sophomore Nathan Wilker returned to the mound Wednesday to finish a shutout of backyard rival Celina as the Roughriders go to 4-1 in Western Buckeye League baseball action with a 6-0 win over the Bulldogs at Montgomery Field.
Wilker started for St. Marys when the game began Tuesday and went through the first two innings without issue before the game was suspended in the bottom of the third due to weather. [More]
Obituaries on May 1st, 2014
Gene Ruhlen, 84, St. Marys, formerly of Mendon, passed away at 3:30 a.m. April 30, 2014, at home with his loving family present. [More]
Mary Belle Swonger, 82, Celina, passed away at 11:52 a.m. April 29, 2014, at her residence with her family present. [More]
Maurice Calvert Taylor, 86, Ohio City, died at 8:44 p.m. April 29, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert. [More]
Local pictures on May 1st, 2014
Subscriber only stories on May 1st, 2014
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Goettemoeller dashed for success