Saturday, October 24th, 2009
Obituaries on October 24th, 2009
Dorothy L. Koenig, 92, formerly of Venedocia and a resident at Otterbein of St. Marys, died at 12:55 p.m. Oct. 23, 2009, at Otterbein. [More]
Phyllis L. "Phyllis Lou" Nihiser, 81, 10701 state Route 118, Apt. 16, Rockford, died at 4 p.m., Oct. 22, 2009, Shane Hill Nursing Home, Rockford. [More]
Stories on October 24th, 2009
Election 09
On Nov. 3, Ohio voters will decide whether to amend the state's Constitution by voting yes or no on Issue 2.
A yes vote on the issue would trigger
The planned construction of a coal-fired baseload power station in Meigs County that Celina has committed to help support is a bad investment for city taxpayers, a report issued by the Sierra Club, a grass roots environmental organization, says.
A team of St. Henry FFA students are taking home experience - but not top honors - after competing nationally this week in a tractor restoration contest in Indianapolis, Ind.
LIMA - It wasn't a matchup with a league title hanging in the balance or a potential playoff position up for grabs, but as far as excitement goes, the Celina-Bath contest proved to be the best game in the Grand Lake area on Friday night. [More]
ST. HENRY - Delphos St. John's slowed down St. Henry and secured a share of its first Midwest Athletic Conference title since 2000 as the top-ranked team in Division VI defeated the Redskins 28-6 on Friday at the Wally Post Athletic Complex.
FORT RECOVERY - The Marion Local Flyers found something that worked Friday night against the Fort Recovery Indians, and they stuck with it all game long to help snap a five-game losing streak. [More]
ST. MARYS - In his 30-plus years at Shawnee High School, veteran coach Dick West has not seen a defensive unit play as well as this year's squad.
COLDWATER - Perhaps suffering a hangover from last week's first loss of the season, the Coldwater Cavaliers got off to a slow start against the visiting Minster Wildcats. However, they exploded for five touchdowns during an 11-minute span late in the first half to secure a 35-0 victory.
Western Buckeye League Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Kenton captured its first outright Western Buckeye League football title since the 2001 season by shrugging off a tenacious Wapakoneta squad with 20 unanswered second-half points to take a 34-14 win at Harmon Field in Wapak.
Midwest Athletic Conference Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Spencer Rohr contributed both of New Bremen's touchdowns and a missed extra point by Parkway was the difference as t
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