Friday, October 6th, 2006
12,000 steelworkers on strike in St. Marys and at 15 other plants in U.S., Canada
From Associated Press
Associated Press Writer
AKRON - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., with 12,000 union employees on strike at 16 plants in the U.S. and Canada, will turn to managers, inventory and tires from overseas to try to keep things going.
The United Steelworkers of America terminated a day-to-day contract extension Thursday and quickly set up picket lines. A company spokesman said talks would not resume until Saturday at the earliest. [More]
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - It was a chilly night to be out, but Goodyear's union workers remained on picket lines throughout the early hours last night.
They say they don't want to be on the street but that's where they are and will be 24/7 until the United Steelworkers' strike ends. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Taking place before most of the area's conference meets, the annual Lions Invitational usually provides a good sneak peek at what conference - and postseason - challenges persist.
This year's meet had a few more interesting scenarios to offer. [More]
By Randy Bruns
FORT RECOVERY - There was an ambush at the Fort Site Fieldhouse Thursday night, and the state's number-one ranked small school volleyball team was the unwilling victim.
The Fort Recovery Indians put an exclamation point on their recent resurgence with a resounding four-game thrashing of the Marion Local Flyers, who are ranked atop the Division IV coaches poll and had not lost to a fellow small school team this year. [More]
Obituaries on October 6th, 2006
Bert C. Allman, 85, of St. Marys, died at 9:55 a.m. Oct. 5, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, following a brief battle with cancer. [More]
Thomas Mackenbach Sr., 62, 12012 Evans Road, Mendon, died Oct. 5, 2006, at St. [More]
Wilma A. Moeller, 83, 10901 Tri-Township Road, St. Marys, died Oct. 4, 2006, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on October 6th, 2006
Subscriber and paid stories on October 6th, 2006
A 62-year-old Mendon man, known locally by his CB handle "Brush Ape," died Thursday afternoon following a traffic crash at the U.S. 33/state Route 29 interchange west of St. Marys.
Engineer says many of the city's existing maps are inaccurate due to new construction, alterations
Celina may be getting some help from the Russians if the city decides to go ahead with installing a Global Positioning System (GPS) .
The GPS techn
Handmade specialties will highlight silent auction to assist community organizations
Everyone knows grandmothers probably make the best pies but, on the market, what are they worth?
Fort Recovery Historical Society and Project Fort Recovery will find out at its "One-of-a-Kind" Auction on Sunday.
Grand Lake area switches hunting zone; season nears
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has changed the waterfowl zones, adding Grand Lake St. Marys to the north zone, which moves hunting dates earlier in the season.
New Rockford arrival ready to serve God
ROCKFORD - The Rev. Catherine Costello once was part of the Columbia Space Shuttle Mission but now preaches at a rural Rockford church - and she couldn't be happier.
There was a Western Buckeye League volleyball title up for grabs at the Celina Intermediate School on Thursday night, but the only problem was only one team was ready to compete for it.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Minster Wildcats will make a second straight trip to the Division III state boys golf tournament after capturing the district championship on Thursday at Sugar Creek in Lima.
ROCKFORD - For Parkway volleyball coach Jeff Marbaugh, the next week could very well be wicked enough to keep him up at night.
Beginning last nigh
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Versailles made it 19-0 on the volleyball season in beating New Bremen three games to one on senior night at Tiger Gymnasi-um. The Tigers go to 7-0 in the Midwest Athle-tic Conference with games at Parkway and Coldwater next week to wrap up the regular season.