Friday, May 11th, 2012
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Record high sales tax revenue and low unemployment put Auglaize County in position for a promising future.
"We truly believe we have an awesome story to tell," commissioner Doug Spencer said Thursday during the Wapakoneta-Area Chamber [More]
Division II Sectional Softball at Bath High School
By Ryan Hines
BATH TOWNSHIP - Regardless of the sport, coaches will often say how difficult it is to beat the same team twice in a single season.
Then defeating a team four times in just over a month must be next to impossible.
However, that's exactly what Ce [More]
Obituaries on May 11th, 2012
Fred R. Sipes, 68, St. Marys, died at 7:19 a.m. May 9, 2012, at his home.
He [More]
Dale L. Wattercutter, 66, Minster, died May 9, 2012, at his home.
He was born Jan. 19, 1946, in Minster, to Albert and Leona Hartings Watercutter. [More]
Bernard C. Kruse, 86, St. Marys, died at 4:44 a.m. May 11, 2012, at Golden Livi [More]
Local pictures on May 11th, 2012
Subscriber stories on May 11th, 2012
Buying a dog can leave pet lovers growling.
An absence of regulations for breeders and rescue organizations in Ohio allows for puppy mills and the sale of sick animals to unsuspecting buyers, according to a state official.
Two people were seriously injured Thursday afternoon when the motorcycle on which they were riding struck a car that had turned into their path in the 2400 block of Wabash Road near Fort Recovery.
COLDWATER - An area couple are seeking a county revolving loan to expand their day care and learning center.
Chris and Scott Buschur, owners of Ste
Naturally speaking
Ron Stucke, a longtime beekeeper from Maria Stein, wants to inform the public on what to do when they come upon a swarm of honeybees.
I say, run the other way posthaste. Stucke, smiling, says swarming bees are docile and are just looking for a new place to live.
NEW BREMEN - The St. Paul United Church of Christ congregation wants to bring water to drought-stricken Kenya one sand dam at a time.
The group ho
Division III Sectional Baseball at Shawnee High School
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP - The top-seeded Coldwater baseball team used some early offense and a sterling pitching performance from senior Eric Schmackers to defeat the Delphos Jefferson Wildcats 10-0 in five innings during Thursday's Division III sectional finals at Shawnee High School.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Parkway softball team completed a perfect season in the Midwest Athletic Conference for the second straight year after defeating Versailles 8-3 on Thursday in Rockford.
Last Curtain Call
Although the murky cloud of World War II loomed throughout the country in the early 1940s, life managed to march on. In St. Henry there wasn't much more to that life for a lot of folks other than the high school baseball program.