Monday, February 12th, 2007
By Janie Southard
VERSAILLES - Gentlemen, draw your knives ... and so began the Iron Chef competition among six teams of Midmark sales reps from across the United States and Canada at The Inn at Versailles.
Under the sometimes-guidance of Michael Delligatta, The Inn's executive chef, the dental equipment sales reps got busy chopping, slicing and otherwise preparing an assigned course for 40 people Sunday evening. [More]
Gray wins second career WBL title; Mabry lone champion for St. Marys
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT SHAWNEE - For the Celina wrestling team, it was one of those days that will stay in the memory banks for a long time.
For St. Marys, however, the day was one of what could have been.
The MatDogs brought home three Western Buckeye League champions from the league tournament held at Shawnee's Lappin Gymnasium, finishing a respectable third in the tournament to go with a second-place effort in league duals. [More]
Obituaries on February 12th, 2007
Irene E. Berning, 88, formerly of Botkins, died at 12:01 a.m. Feb. 11, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Betty Dee Hinkle, 82, 5620 Tama Road, Celina, died at 3:10 p.m. Feb. 9, 2007, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Hubert C. (Pete) Liette, 86, 81 Washington St., Burkettsville, died at 8 a.m. Feb. 11, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Betty Rosengarten, 80, Montezuma, died Feb. 11, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Former Celina resident Dorothy M. Scifres, 84, 11457 60 Terrance, Seminole, Fla [More]
Kathleen R. Simon, 85, Schervier Ct., Centerville, died at 2:02 a.m. Feb. 10 2007, at Hospice of Dayton Care Center. [More]
Prentiss Tomlinson, 73, formerly of 1020 W. High St., St. Marys, died Feb. 6, 2 [More]
Local pictures on February 12th, 2007
Subscriber and paid stories on February 12th, 2007
Wanted: A snowblower or a very, strong back and big shovel.
More than a foot of snow is likely on its way.
"You're going to get the heavy stuff," Myron Padgett, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS), said this morning.
A local advisory board will award over $15,000 in Mercer County for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Brian Engle, chairman of the local a
Authorities found more than drugs when they went knocking at a Gause Road home near Celina Friday afternoon.
The execution of a search warrant at the home of Sitlahuer Vazques, 20, 6193 Gause Road, came in the wake of an investigation launched by the Metrich Task Force of Marion County.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry came back from a half-time deficit to outscore Van Wert by 20 points in the second half handing the Cougars just their second loss of the season in a 68-57 contest on Saturday at Redskin Gymnasium.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Grand Lake Area will be well-represented at the District Swimming and Diving meet this week at Bowling Green State University after a successful day of sectional meets at Ayersville and Lima.