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Monday, April 21st, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
One of the oldest and largest bank barns in Mercer County went up in flames early Sunday morning along state Route 274, west of Chickasaw.
All but one of the 160 steers kept in the barn were led to safety by the owner, his relatives and dozens of firefighters from the nine area departments that battled the blaze. The steer that perished likely died from an injured leg and smoke inhalation, barn owner Ryan Schwieterman said. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - Todd Boeckman got his 2008 season, albeit in scrimmage form, off to a decent start.
Boeckman had some good moments as the Buckeyes wrapped up their spring practice schedule with the annual Scarlet and Gray Game at Ohio Stadium on Saturday. [More]
Obituaries on April 21st, 2008
Paul Cletus Ahlers, 76, 1100 Myers Road, Celina, died at 12:05 p.m. April 20, 2008, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Joseph A. Barber, 93, formerly of Glynwood, died at 12:46 a.m. April 19, 2008, at the Golden Living Center-Valley, St. Marys. [More]
Alfred A. "Curly" Boerger, 94, formerly of 10755 Friemering Road, Fort Loramie, died at 11:40 p.m. April 19, 2008, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Helen M. Sanders, 98, of Cassella-Montezuma Road, Maria Stein and formerly of M [More]
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Subscriber only stories on April 21st, 2008
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Funds secured for dog park; volunteers to meet
Drug arrest cases continue in court
Leadership evident from Ohio State quarterback
MAC teams take top two spots in Minster
Ruhlman runs well at Eldora
Attendance high at Ohio State