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Monday, August 13th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
ROCKFORD - Fire destroyed a landmark grain elevator along Tama Road Saturday night with flames visible as far away as Ohio City, Mendon and St. Marys.
"The thing was fully engulfed before we arrived," longtime Rockford Fire Chief Ralph Rhoades told The Daily Standard. "We could see it and so did a lot of other people."
Neighbors reportedly spotted the blaze around 7 p.m. and called 911. At least seven additional calls were logged, according to Rhoades. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Sunday was a good day for Mark Winters.
Winters entered the winner's circle an unprecedented six times during Sunday's 11-race program at the Mercer County Fair.
Several of the races saw Winters penciled in to drive for another driver, while also taking horses he owned or trained to victory in both pace and trot events. [More]
Obituaries on August 13th, 2007
Ronald R. Anderson, 69, 5413 Lakeside Drive, Celina, died at 6:22 p.m. Aug. 13, [More]
Harold B. "Ben" Bilter, 84, of Celina, died at 3:19 p.m. Aug. 12, 2007, at the [More]
Herbert Reed, 79, of Neptune, died Aug. 12, 2007, at Joint Township District Me [More]
Dorothy Schoenlein, 85, 1699 Siegrist-Jutte Road, Fort Recovery, died at 12:10 a.m. Aug. 11, 2007, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
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