Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
By Janie Southard
Maybe the black dog smelled food or heard voices from the house west of Fort Recovery near the state line. Maybe the pain from his open wounds was just too much and he had to stop for while. Maybe he sensed he'd found help.
The people at the house called Mercer County Dog Warden Tom Powell on Tuesday morning and told him about the stray who'd wandered up to their door. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Celina rebounded from a slow offensive night on Tuesday to stay alive in the Mercer County ACME sectional with an 11-1 win in five innings over Parkway in an elimination game at Veterans Field in Coldwater on Wednesday.
The Bulldogs (18-13) will look to stay alive in the tournament in facing Marion Local on Friday at approximately 8 p.m. in Coldwater. The Flyers (11-9) beat an undermanned Fort Recovery squad 18-3 in six innings in the first game on Wednesday. [More]
Obituaries on July 2nd, 2009
Onnalea Berry, 93, of Cameron Woods Retirement Center, Angola, Ind., died June 30, 2009, at the center. [More]
Paul N. Gariety, 81, of Russia, died at 1:53 a.m. July 1, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Dyne L. Pfeffenberger, 71, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died at 1:55 p.m. July 1, 2009, [More]
Catherine P. Staley, 81, of Piqua, died at 9:30 p.m. June 30, 2009, at Piqua Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on July 2nd, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on July 2nd, 2009
A 30-year-old St. Marys man has joined the growing list of suspects arrested in an Internet sex sting operation by St. Marys Police.
Jason W. Vande
MINSTER - Officials continue to search for what has become a precious commodity in these parts - land suitable for industrial park purposes.
A Shelby County waste hauler was issued a permit to provide services in Mercer County - but not before challenging health officials to review their policy.
The Auglaize County Council on Aging will receive a new van for its transportation fleet with help from The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT).
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Minster Wildcats were knocked out of the Auglaize County ACME sectional on Wednesday, losing two games to fall out of the double-elimination tournament at Hanover Street Park in Minster.