Saturday, March 24th, 2007
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Spring cleanup at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park is in full swing as the park staff prepare for the 2007 season, which could see more than 1 million visitors.
"We're shooting for April 1 to have most of the basics ready to open," said Assistant Park Manager Brian Miller, who listed several annual projects already underway: getting picnic tables ready and in place, placing the floating docks along East Bank, cleaning all restroom facilities, picking up winter debris, among others. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Teens think about it, talk about it, watch shows and movies about it all the time. But when they cross the line and have unsafe sex, their world changes - often not for the better.
That's the message abstinence coordinators Amy Miller and Miles Nugent of OUR Home Family Resource Center in Celina are spreading to youths across the Grand Lake area. [More]
Obituaries on March 24th, 2007
Richard "Dick" O. Chittum, 66, 906 Hawthorne Drive, St. Marys, died at 7:10 a.m. March 23, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Lyn C. Green, 56, 6847 Janet Ave., Celina, died March 23, 2007, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind., of natural causes. [More]
Levern A. Homan, 81, 05607 County Road 33-A, St. Marys, died at 3:05 p.m. Mach 23, 2007, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on March 24th, 2007