Saturday, March 31st, 2012
By Gary R. Rasberry
Cory Luebke has been with the San Diego Padres for nearly five years after being drafted in June of 2007.
Now, it looks like he'll be with them for quite a bit longer.
The left-handed starting pitcher and the Padres agreed to a four-year contract extension on Friday, with the possibility of two additional years added to the deal that could extend his stay with the club through the 2017 season. [More]
Obituaries on March 31st, 2012
Barbara Leistner, 85, Rockford, died at 6:58 a.m. March 30, 2012, at Woodcrest of Decatur, Ind. [More]
Christina Stewart Godbold, 45, Celina, died March 28, 2012, at her residence due to an apparent suicide. [More]
Mercer County native Marjorie K. Beams Betz, 93, Rockledge, Fla., died March 29, 2012, at her residence. [More]
Pauline M. Craft, 89, Chattanooga, died early March 29, 2012, at her home.
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Local pictures on March 31st, 2012
Subscriber stories on March 31st, 2012
ST. MARYS - For 64 years, Kellermeyer's Mens Clothing store has been the place a father brings his son for his first suit - just as his dad did with him. That tradition ends today.
Area firms offer good pay in trades
MINSTER - Officials at an economic forum Friday boasted a promising future for Ohio lies ahead.
County and local officials joined the Dayton Develo
CELINA - It has been a rocky start to the spring sports season for the Celina softball team as the Bulldogs lost two straight games heading into Friday's matchup against Coldwater, but Bulldogs' head coach Nicole Driggs got to see the team she had hoped to see from the get-go against the Cavs.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina's boys' tennis team managed to dodge enough raindrops to come away with a win in their opening Western Buckeye League tennis match and beating Kenton 5-0 on Friday in Hardin County.