Monday, October 12th, 2009
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - Like many an Ohio State fan, Gary Hensley makes a trek to Ohio Stadium for every home game.
But rather than tailgate and head in to watch the game, he makes sure the opposing team gets ready to face the Buckeyes.
Hensley, a Celina resident, has served as a Redcoat, a member of the OSU service staff, at Buckeye football games for five years, serving as the escort for the visiting team and officials as they come to the stadium. [More]
Obituaries on October 12th, 2009
Fred L. Coldiron, 58, 100 W. Spring St., St. Marys, died at 8:08 p.m. Oct. 9, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Vergil Edgar Shaffer, 95, of Rockford, died at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 10, 2009, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Local pictures on October 12th, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on October 12th, 2009
About 500 rainbow trout will be released Friday into an enclosed channel off state Route 364 at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park, providing a unique fishing opportunity for anglers.
MINSTER - Colorful balloons danced in the breeze Sunday afternoon as area residents walked among gravestones standing in silent tribute to early residents of this Auglaize County village.
COLUMBUS - If it looked and sounded like Ross Homan was everywhere on the field on Saturday, it wasn't imagined.
The junior linebacker from Coldwater had a career day for Ohio State in the 31-13 win over Wisconsin at Ohio Stadium.
Compiled by Ryan Hines and Gary R. Rasberry
The St. Marys tennis team of Megan Dominik and Lydia Krugh and the Celina tandem of Katie Pyle and Br
ROSSBURG - Carpentersville, Ill. native Dennis Erb Jr. inherited the lead when Scott James pulled his car to the infield under caution on lap nine an