Friday, May 25th, 2012
By Amy Kronenberger
GRAND LAKE - The smell of roasting marshmallows and hotdogs will fill the air this weekend at the booked campground at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park.
Park manager Brian Miller said all reservable sites and cabins are filled and he expects the few available walk-in sites to fill quickly. [More]
Division IV Regional Baseball at Springfield
By Gary R. Rasberry
SPRINGFIELD - Just when it looked like the season was slipping away, Minster's baseball team took advantage of three South Charleston Southeastern errors in the fifth inning and moved a step closer to defending their state baseball championship with a 6-3 win over the Trojans in the Division IV regional semifinals at Davidson Stadium in Springfield. [More]
Obituaries on May 25th, 2012
Owen "Buzz" Noland, 88, St. Marys, died at 10:20 p.m. May 23, 2012, at his home [More]
Patricia L. Shrider, 82, of Rockford, died at 5:50 p.m. May 24, 2012, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Jonathan L. Curtis, 20, Celina, died May 22, 2012, in Toledo due to an apparent suicide. [More]
Local pictures on May 25th, 2012
Subscriber stories on May 25th, 2012
NEW BREMEN - Auglaize County residents may be asked to help fund the Heritage Trails Park District through a countywide levy.
Board member Jim Hein
BURKETTSVILLE - The village could be in line for a huge infrastructure makeover if Mercer County officials snag the necessary state and federal funds
MINSTER - Student recognition topped the agenda when school board members met earlier in the week.
State FFA degree recipients included juniors Eri
Congratulations Class of 2012
CELINA - Diplomas will be handed out to Celina High School seniors at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the football field.
Justin Hoffman, the son of Bill and Shirley Hoffman, will be named valedictorian, and Sean Mertz, the son of Chuck and Carol Mertz, will be honored as salutatorian.
Division II Regional Track Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina's girls' track team got off to a strong start at the Division II regional track meet on Thursday in Lexington.
Last Curtain Call
Eight years ago, the Marion Local Flyers' softball team stumbled through the Midwest Athletic Conference portion of their schedule to a middle-of-the-pack finish at 4-3.
Over the last five years, when Eldora Speedway hosted a major Dirt Late Model event, the Rocket Chassis house car owned by Rocket Chassis' Mark Richards and driven by his son Josh Richards, was always among the favorites.