Monday, June 25th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - Laurie Tournoux and Ron McDonald put on quite a show at the 20th annual Country Fest turning 10 to 12 tons of sand into a work of art.
The master sand sculptors set to work Friday afternoon and finished just before noon Sunday, sharing an enthusiastic high five as they viewed their handiwork - a massive pair of hands folded in prayer and a church with towering steeple atop a rock foundation. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
First a Flyer, then a Buckeye, now an Emerald.
Within a few years, Cory Luebke is hoping to become a Padre.
The Marion Local graduate, the 63rd pick of the 2007 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, officially signed his deal with the San Diego Padres on Saturday and headed west to begin his professional baseball career. [More]
Obituaries on June 25th, 2007
Ruth E. Peters, 84, of Celina, died at 8:05 a.m. June 23, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Lawrence Frank "Barney" Puthoff, 89, 25 Liberty St., Chickasaw, died June 23, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Ann Rabe, 85, of Fort Recovery, died June 23, 2007, at her residence.
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Local pictures on June 25th, 2007
Subscriber stories on June 25th, 2007
College students may be able to get larger grants and pay less for college loans if two similar reform bills pending in the U.S. House and Senate are approved next month.
A case of tuberculosis (TB) has been diagnosed in a patient at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, although further testing is underway to determine if the initial test is valid and specifics about the type of the disease.
Celina city officials plan to begin saving for a new fire truck in the next few years.
Celina City Council members at tonight's meeting will consid
It was one of those days that got better as the day went along.
After suffering a 4-1 loss in the opening game of Saturday's doubleheader with Southern Ohio, Grand Lake rebounded behind the arm of Brad Piatt.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater faced off with a solid Paulding squad in ACME doubleheader action on Saturday at Veterans Field and was swept.