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Saturday, September 2nd, 2006
By Nancy Allen
The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and Ohio EPA are investigating a state permitted layer hen operation in Darke County after manure-laden runoff from the farm got into Fort Creek and the Wabash River just west of Fort Recovery.
The farm, at 1085 Union City Road, is owned by Mark Lochtefeld and operated by Willie Lochtefeld, information from the Ohio EPA states. The farm reportedly has 186,000 laying hens. [More]
Roughriders beat Celina for eighth straight time
By Ryan Hines
ST. MARYS - A ball-hawking defense set up St. Marys' first two touchdowns and the Roughriders ran out to a 21-0 lead before settling for a 21-8 win over Celina in the Battle of Grand Lake on Friday night at Skip Baughman Stadium.
The Roughriders, now 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in the Western Buckeye League, have now won eight straight in the rivalry and 16 of the last 21 while Celina is 0-2 overall and 0-1 in league play. [More]
By Randy Bruns
MARIA STEIN - The Coldwater Cavaliers put together an almost flawless first half of football Friday night, while the Marion Local Flyers had two quarters that they would rather forget.
Coldwater took a 20-0 lead into the half-time break and coasted to a 27-6 victory, their sixth straight over Marion. [More]
Obituaries on September 2nd, 2006
Gerald E. Berry, 84, 203 S. Walnut St., Mendon, died Aug. 31, 2006, at his residence. [More]
Arthur Lee Carey, 98, North Hamilton Street, Minster, formerly of Fort Loramie, died at 10:50 a.m. Sept. 1, 2006, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
David Norbert Niemeyer, 62, of Upland, Calif., died Aug. 28, 2006, at his home following an extended illness. [More]
Norma C. Post, 85, a resident of The Gardens at St. Henry, died at 8:45 a.m. Sept. 1, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Doris M. Purdy, 91, formerly of 7287 state Route 197, Celina, died Sept. 1, 2006, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on September 2nd, 2006
Subscriber only stories on September 2nd, 2006
Sky is the limit when this duo remodels
Boaters urged to use caution near Windy Point
Area woman pleads guilty to stabbing
Celina mom sentenced for leaving baby home alone
Puthoff carries the load for Redskins
Cardinals pull off upset in OT
Tigers prevail in tight matchup
Parkway wins it in five-minute span
Western Buckeye League Roundup
Flyers strong in victory over Cavs