Saturday, January 20th, 2007
By Timothy Cox
ST. HENRY - Everyone has heard of an old-fashioned barn-raising. Last week in St. Henry, there was a modern-day tower-raising.
Volunteer firefighters from across the southern part of Mercer County gathered last week to raise the 140-foot steel tower just outside the St. Henry Fire Department. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
NEW KNOXVILLE - The Coldwater Cavaliers went on the road and played the state-ranked New Knoxville Rangers down the wire before coming up short, 42-41, in a Midwest Athletic Conference defensive struggle Friday night at New Knoxville High School.
With the win, New Knoxville (ranked number-two in Division IV) remains undefeated and all alone atop the conference standings at 4-0 and ups its overall mark to 11-0. Coldwater falls to 1-3 in the league and 5-6 on the season. [More]
By Randy Bruns
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local Flyers played an almost perfect first quarter of basketball against the Parkway Panthers Friday night at the Hangar, and the extraordinary start propelled them to an easy 62-42 Midwest Athletic Conference victory.
Marion moves to 6-3 on the year and its 3-1 conference mark keeps it one game back of league-leading New Knoxville. Parkway falls to 4-9 overall and 0-4 in the MAC. [More]
Obituaries on January 20th, 2007
Jack Roger Severns, 59, of 5920 state Route 707, Mendon died from cancer at 10: [More]
Local pictures on January 20th, 2007
Subscriber stories on January 20th, 2007
Ron Beougher spent 11 years trapped in a body weakened by an acute neurological disorder with a long name.
"I had never heard of something called
The Mercer County Elections Board unanimously approved a public records policy to cover its copying and equipment costs and set procedures to handle public record requests this week.
ST. HENRY - A new state-mandated program may cause anxiety among teachers at St. Henry Consolidated Local Schools in the coming months, said a school official.
ST. HENRY - With just under 21/2 minutes left in the first half, St. Henry held just a four-point lead on Fort Recovery at 24-20.
In that remaining 21/2 minutes, St. Henry went from clinging to a lead to all but putting the game away.
Bulldogs stumble in home game by one to Kenton
Celina's boys basketball team was so close to picking up a victory on Friday night, Bulldog fans could taste it.
Unfortunately for the the Green and White fans, Kenton left the Fieldhouse with a 46-42 victory over Celina at the Fieldhouse in Western Buckeye League action.
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St. Marys jumped out to a big lead, then held on for the victory knocking Ottawa-Glandorf from the top spot in the Western Buckeye League with a 58-51 win over the Titans at Hermiller Gymnasium in Putnam County on Friday night.
MINSTER - The Minster Wildcats hit on 43 percent of their three-point shots in the first half, but still had to pull off a fourth-quarter comeback to overcome Versailles, 55-50, and stay in the hunt among the Midwest Athletic Conference title contenders.
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New Bremen jumped out early and controlled the game the rest of the way snapping a two-game losing skid with a 58-38 win over St. John's at the Robert A. Arnzen Gymnasium in Delphos.