Monday, June 1st, 2009
Minster girl to speak at national competition
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Amanda Lehmkuhl practices her award-winning speech in the living room for an audience of one - younger sister Rebecca.
She knows each word and each gesture by heart, speaking from the heart about her grandfather, Robert Louis Lehmkuhl, a Minster-area veteran who served as a tank commander in Japan during World War II. [More]
By Ryan Hines
HUBER HEIGHTS - A historic win for Ansonia ended a magical tournament run for the Parkway Panthers' softball team.
Ansonia made the state final four for the first time in school history as the Tigers defeated Parkway 3-0 in the Division IV regional championship game on Saturday at Wayne High School in Huber Heights. [More]
Obituaries on June 1st, 2009
Mildred S. Browder, 99, formerly of 2 Melrose Place, New Bremen, died at 8:30 a.m. May 30, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
M. Eleanor Hoenie, 89, 5669 Miller Road, St. Marys died at 12:33 a.m. June 1, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Charlotte M. Lamm, 88, of 1400 Queensbury Drive, Celina, died at 6:23 p.m. May [More]
Douglas A. Nedderman, 41, 103 Dicke Dr., New Bremen, died at 7:20 p.m. May 29, [More]
George A. Schieltz, 85, Versailles, died at 3:31 p.m. May 29, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on June 1st, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on June 1st, 2009
Ten farms in Mercer County are seeking renewal permits from The Ohio Department of Agriculture to continue operations, with eight of the farms also wanting to increase their animal capacity.
ROCKFORD - Ralph Rhoades was 16 years old when he became a volunteer firefighter with the Mendon department. The 80-ish fireman retired a few months ago as Rockford Fire Department chief after more than a half century of fighting fires.
Four bids were submitted for a 1-mile ditch project involving about two dozen property owners in Washington Township.
Mercer County commissioners l
Wenning shuts down Wildcats; Coldwater faces top-ranked Badin in state semifinal
ELIDA - It's a familiar journey for the Coldwater baseball program, with a new locale.
The Cavaliers will break in Columbus' Huntington Park, the n
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Coldwater senior Maria Wermert will join her four teammates of the 3,200-meter relay at the Division II state track meet later this week after placing third in the pole vault on Saturday at Lexington High School.
ROSSBURG - There have now been 129 O'Reilly All-Star Circuit of Champion Sprint Car races held at Eldora Speedway. Many of those have been exciting, but it is hard to imagine that any were better than the 30-lap event held on the high bank, one-half mile oval on Saturday night.