Saturday, May 12th, 2007
Eldon Montague writes from his perspective as a young boy
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Lifelong Auglaize County resident Eldon "Monty" Montague has written a book recalling the Great Depression in St. Marys from a kid's perspective. It's written in an easy, breezy style, like a letter from home.
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St. Henry captures first MAC title since 2000; Versailles girls win third straight title
By Bruce Monnin
NEW BREMEN - In high school track and field, quite often teams succeed due in a great part to the efforts of just a few exception athletes who dominate their events.
The St. Henry boys used a different method Friday night, as they won only two events en route to a 21.5 point victory over Coldwater at the MAC track meet. [More]
Obituaries on May 12th, 2007
Harold M. "Bud" Coffman, 81, Lima, died at 6:28 p.m. May 10 at St. Rita's Medical Center following a brief illness. [More]
Irma J. Diegel, 78, 101 W. Walnut St., Mendon, died at 11:50 a.m. May 11, 2007, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Kenneth J. Muhlenkamp, 52, 4636 Siegrist-Jutte Road, Coldwater, died May 11, 2007, at his residence from natural causes. [More]
Carl E. Denman, 88, of Ohio City, died May 10, 2007, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Karen Scholz, 53, 5289 S. White Road, Brimley, Mich., died at 11:11 a.m. May 10, 2007, at her sister's residence in Montezuma. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on May 12th, 2007
Subscriber stories on May 12th, 2007
Base bids for the construction of Grand Lake Road came in this week more than $250,000 under engineering estimates and will significantly reduce the city's share of the widening and reconstruction project.
COLDWATER - The Coldwater Cavaliers used one big inning offensively and another solid pitching performance from senior hurler Sam Slavik to defeat the Parkway Panthers 5-2 Friday afternoon in a Division III sectional final at Veterans Field.
KENTON - A long bus ride home can usually bring things into perspective.
Celina track coach Dan Otten initially expressed some disappointment as his girls track team placed third in the 2007 Western Buckeye League Track and Field meet on Friday at Robinson Field in Kenton.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
With the two teams meeting Tuesday in tournament, Friday's Parkway-Coldwater softball game took on a unique scenario