Monday, July 16th, 2007
By Janie Southard
Local weather forecaster Dennis Howick reported the lack of rain this July is now below the amount recorded in July 1988, which was considered the area's worst drought year.
Howick's statistics show 0.12 of an inch of rain July 1-15, 1988, with the area receiving only 0.03 of an inch so far this July. The average rainfall for July is 4.43 inches. [More]
Cardinals advance to ACME state tourney
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - The ACME District 4 championship game featured a pitcher's duel between Coldwater and New Bremen, and as it turned out, both teams had just one bad inning.
All the runs in the game were scored in the third.
Coldwater put two across in the top of the inning to keep their hopes alive for a third straight trip to the state tournament. [More]
Obituaries on July 16th, 2007
James H. Donnerberg, 76, 04545 Lock Two Road, New Bremen, died at 8:45 a.m. July 15, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. [More]
Former Mendon resident Donna L. Harner, 88, died at 10:55 a.m. July 15, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Ralph R. "Cappy" Stammen, 78, 814 W. Vine St., Coldwater, died July 14, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on July 16th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on July 16th, 2007
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New Celina utility fee mired in controversy
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Grand Lake stays hot with sweep, making it six consecutive wins