Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
Officials trying to reorganize business, keep it operating
By Nancy Allen
Bankruptcy proceedings have begun for two mega dairies with Dutch ties - Hopewell Dairy, a 2,100-head dairy near Rockford, and Chesterfield Dairy, located near the town of Lyons.
Both have been placed into receivership by a bankruptcy judge, according to documents filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio, Toledo. Receivership is a form of bankruptcy in which a company can avoid liquidation by reorganizing with the help of a court-appointed trustee. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
The seventh week of the high school football regular season saw a few interesting results which greatly affected the computer points standing for area teams.
Marion Local, Ottawa-Glandorf and Defiance all suffered losses which hurt their playoff hopes while St. Marys, New Bremen and Lima Shawnee all moved into the playoff hunt with significant wins. [More]
Obituaries on October 13th, 2009
Bertha J. Harting, 91, 3818 Philothea Road, Philothea, died at 10:45 a.m. Oct. 12, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Wilma J. Henry, 69, of New Weston, died Oct. 9, 2009, at her residence.
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Bethel Liles, 91, formerly of 2100 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 3:55 p.m. Oct. 9, 2009, at the Golden Living Center - Valley, St. Marys. [More]
Robert Lee Nagel, 56, 211 S. Washington St., New Bremen, died at 4:50 p.m. Oct. 12, 2009, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Harold Edward Randolph, 52, of Celina died Oct. 5, 2009, in Dayton. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
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Subscriber and paid stories on October 13th, 2009
Funding will come from dropping a Tri Star program
MARIA STEIN - Agricultural education classes will be returning to the Marion Local school district curriculum after an 18-year absence.
Board of ed
33-year-old and boy in custody after rash of fires on west side of town
A 33-year-old Celina man faces charges in connection with a rash of dumpster fires on the city's west side.
The man as well as an 11-year-old boy w
COLDWATER - Village council's finance committee is recommending the 2010 pay ordinance include a small increase in wages for village employees.
Coldwater Police continue to investigate a burglary early Saturday morning at Knapp's Carryout in Coldwater.
An employee alerted authorities at 8:1
MINSTER - The Minster boys golf program has put in solid performances when making trips to the Division III state tournament.
Sandwiching a runner-up appearance in 2006 between fourth-place finishes in 2005 and 2008, the Wildcats have made the run to Central Ohio a successful one.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Parkway Panthers, fresh off capturing the top-seed at the Division III Van Wert volleyball sectional, picked up a big nonconference win in sweeping state-ranked Lehman in three games on Monday night at Panther Gymnasium.