Monday, May 21st, 2012
By William Kincaid
GRAND LAKE - Despite fewer anglers and hunters this year, organizers declared the weekend Get the Carp Outta Here tournament on Grand Lake a success.
An estimated 160 participants captured 1,974 carp weighing 12,831 pounds by using a rod or bow and arrow. Last year's tournament brought in 278 participants who captured 8,142 pounds of fish. No fish count was taken last year. [More]
Division II District Softball at Miller City
By Ryan Hines
MILLER CITY - A trio of home runs weren't quite enough to dig the Celina softball team out of a five-run hole.
Shawnee captured its third straight Division II district championship on Saturday after a 5-4 victory over Celina at Miller City High School. [More]
Obituaries on May 21st, 2012
Louise Luken, 91, of Coldwater, died May 20, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Former New Bremen resident Jane P. Talan, 74, of Fairview Park, died May 17, 2012, at her home. [More]
Former Celina resident John S. Meyer, 88, of Delaware, died May 20, 2012, at Cherith Care Center of Willow Brook. [More]
Former Celina resident Katherine Ringle, 91, of Cridersville, died at 1:14 p.m. May 17, 2012, at Otterbein Cridersville Nursing Home. [More]
Virginia Strader, 84, of St. Marys, died May 20, 2012, at Laurels of Shane Hill [More]
Local pictures on May 21st, 2012
Subscriber stories on May 21st, 2012
GRAND LAKE - New warning signs likely will be posted on Grand Lake before Memorial Day weekend due to unsafe microcystin levels.
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MENDON - A 51-year-old Mendon man was killed Sunday night when he lost control of his motorcycle on state Route 197 near Spencerville.
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WAPAKONETA - A 53-year-old Wapakoneta woman died Saturday after an apparent farm accident.
The woman's name was not released by press time pending family notification.
Congratulations Class of 2012
COLDWATER - The 110 seniors at Coldwater High School will graduate at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the high school gym.
Superintendent Rich Seas will give the commencement address with Eric Goodwin, assistant high school principal, presenting diplomas.
Division III District Baseball at UNOH
LIMA - Thunderbirds' pitcher Nick Watkins admitted he remembered his first outing against Coldwater earlier this season.
He made sure there would be no repeat in Saturday's rematch.
Division III District Track Meet at Spencerville
SPENCERVILLE - Despite not having the home track advantage this year, Minster was still able to sweep both of the Division III district track meets for the third consecutive year on Saturday.
ROSSBURG - A large Mobil 1 Family Fun Night crowd watched Joey Kremer (UMP DirtCar Modifieds) and Barney Craig (Eldora Stock Cars) return to Eldora Speedway's victory lane on Saturday night while Rick James (Front Wheel Drive Compacts) and Drew Higginson (Legends) won in their initial visit of 2012.