Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
By William Kincaid
From the site of one of the nation's worst military defeats to the domed splendor of an air and space museum, there's plenty to do this summer in Mercer and Auglaize counties.
Several reasonably-priced day trips exist for families to learn about the area's robust historical contributions to the nation. [More]
Division IV Regional Softball at Tipp City
By Gary R. Rasberry
TIPP CITY - One inning turned out to be the turning point for Minster's softball team as Covington took advantage of two Wildcats' errors and scored five times in the fourth frame en route to a 9-6 win in the Division IV regional softball championship game on Saturday at Tippecanoe High School. [More]
Obituaries on May 29th, 2012
Robert S. Nagel, 83, of New Bremen, died at 1:02 p.m. May 28, 2012, at Kindred [More]
Eugene John Braun, 62, of Coldwater, died May 27, 2012, at his home.
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Johnathon K. Geiger, 24, of Chickasaw, died May 25, 2012, of injuries sustained in a truck-motorcycle accident. [More]
Paul M. Stukenborg, 83, died at 3 a.m. May 27, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center in Minster. [More]
Frances "Franke" Bowling, 73, of St. Marys, died May 25, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Marvin Willis Phares, 90, of Wolcottville, Ind., died May 25, 2012, at Parkview LaGrange Hospital, LaGrange, Ind. [More]
Ethel M. Hamrick, 90, of Decatur, Ind., died at 3:05 p.m. May 26, 2012.
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Hasroe Ward, 84, of St. Marys, died at 1:58 p.m. May 25, 2012, at Golden Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on May 29th, 2012
Subscriber stories on May 29th, 2012
Zuma man honored for war service
MONTEZUMA - Korean War veteran John T. "Tom" Powell of Montezuma recently decorated the outside of his home with 41 American flags after he received special recognition for his service.
Congratulations Class of 2012
ST. HENRY - Sixty-nine students were presented diplomas Sunday afternoon in the middle school gymnasium.
Honored as 2012 valedictorians were Kent Stammen, Janel Vogel and Jenna Watercutter. Salutatorian was Nathan Uhlenhake. All valedictorians finished with a 4.0 GPA. Uhlenhake earned 3.941.
Division II Regional Track at Lexington
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Several members of Celina's girls' track team missed their graduation ceremony at home on Saturday morning, but the end result was worth it.
ROSSBURG - Toledo's Matt Miller made his dirt late model return to Eldora Speedway in style while Randy Hannagan, Joey Kramer and Barney Craig turned in dominating efforts of their own at the annual Johnny Appleseed Classic at the Big E on Sunday night.