Wednesday, July 5th, 2006
By Laura Walker
It's more than sparks and competition. It's a family affair with a teeter totter for steam engines, tree climbing for whoever wants to and live music.
The Darke County Steam Threshers will host its 50th annual reunion Thursday through Sunday at the corner of Reed Road and U.S. 127, Darke County. [More]
By Ryan Hines
The Grand Lake Mariners split two games the past two days defeating Lake Erie 7-3 on Monday before losing to Lima during a matinee on Independence Day, 4-0.
The Mariners are now 10-13-1 this summer and have lost to the rival Locos three straight times since opening the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League season with a victory over Lima. [More]
Obituaries on July 5th, 2006
Robert M. Gariety, 88, of Miller Road, Russia, died the evening of July 4, 2006 [More]
Orville L. Highley, 99, 918 Canterbury Drive, Celina, died July 4, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Rose Mary Schwieterman, 83, 8591 Erie Drive, Maria Stein, died at 1:08 a.m. July 5, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Van Wert native Martha Verdene Lehman Simindinger, 79, of rural Grover Hill, died at 11:40 a.m. July 3, 2006, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on July 5th, 2006
Subscriber and paid stories on July 5th, 2006
Celina's Public Works Department on Portland Street badly needs a new roof, city officials say.
The building houses the public works (street) depar
Entries are being accepted for the Sixth Annual Bar Stool Open on Aug. 12 sponsored by the nonprofit Lake Improvement Association (LIA), reported event chairman Bob Grimm at a recent LIA meeting.
More entries are needed for a boat parade planned this year after opening ceremonies the first night of the Celina Lake Festival.
This will be the first time in 15 or so years a decorated boat parade is part of the festival.
COLDWATER - Moorman, Harting & Co. - which offers a multitude of financial services and insurance - will be celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout the rest of 2006.
Cozy Cabin Quilting, 20331 state Route 116, has expanded its store space and services. To celebrate, the business will have an open house and grand opening starting Saturday through July 22.
The smell of wild lilacs and a sudden splash of yellow from a low-flying finch greet visitors to the Celina-Coldwater Bikeway each spring and summer.
St. Marys joins Wildcats at district
MINSTER - The Minster ACME team blasted 14 hits and crossed home plate just as many times in a 14-4 drubbing of the St. Marys Roughriders on Tuesday to win the Auglaize County sectional championship.
COLDWATER - After St. Henry B beat Fort Recovery 9-7 in an elimination game to start Monday evenings action at the Mercer County ACME sectional, Coldwater and St. Henry A battled for one of the automatic spots to next week's district tournament.