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Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Wilson family sells 69 acres to state
By Nancy Allen
ROCKFORD - Sixty-nine acres of land teeming with unusual bird species and rare plants along the St. Marys River is set to become an Ohio Nature Preserve this fall.
The state last year purchased the land off the east side of U.S. 127 north of U.S. 33 from the George Wilson family. Wilson, a local conservationist and tree farmer named the 1991 Ohio Tree Farmer of the Year, died Oct. 3, 2009, at the age of 89. [More]
Last Curtain Call
By Robb Hemmelgarn
Twenty years ago, New Knoxville and Fort Recovery had two of the top boys basketball teams in Division IV.
After they both had slashed their way through the sectional tournament, they bumped into one another in district play at Wapakoneta for their second meeting of the year. [More]
Obituaries on March 7th, 2013
Ruth E. Littlefield, 102, formerly of St. Marys, died March 4, 2013, at Alden Towne Manor, Chicago, Ill. [More]
Jeanette M. Watercutter, 74, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes March 6, 2013, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on March 7th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on March 7th, 2013
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Settlement protects past labor practice
Man given more prison time for rapes
Rematch between St. Henry, St. John's on Friday