Saturday, June 20th, 2009
Ohio EPA has not canceled advisory on ingesting water
By Nancy Allen
Algae toxin levels in Grand Lake have lowered considerably during the last few days, but not enough to cancel an Ohio EPA advisory recommending people limit their contact with the water.
Samples taken from the lake on Tuesday ranged from 13.9 parts per billion to 23.3 parts per billion. The World Health Organization sets the recreational water exposure limit for the toxin at 20 parts per billion. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
COLDWATER - On a night where their pitching struggled, it was the pitching that actually saved Coldwater as the Cavaliers found its hitting stroke when it needed to rally and post an 11-7 non league win over the Shawnee Indians in ACME action on Friday night at Veterans Field. [More]
Obituaries on June 20th, 2009
Carolyn S. Smith, 71, 108 W. Center St., Fort Recovery, died at 5:13 p.m. June 18, 2009, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on June 20th, 2009
Subscriber stories on June 20th, 2009
Maria Stein man devotes time to gardening after retirement
MARIA STEIN - Leo Pohlmann relaxes on his backyard patio admiring the likes of Ingrid Bergman, Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Queen Elizabeth and Helmut Schmidt.
ST. HENRY - New Bremen took advantage of a number of free bases given by St. Henry pitching to come away from the Wally Post Athletic Complex with a 11-1 win in six innings on Friday in a Mercer-Auglaize County ACME battle.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Fox's Den in Celina hosted the second stop on the St. Henry Bank Junior Tournament Golf Series on Monday as the Heritage Insurance Classic brought a number of the area's top young golfers to compete.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina opened up play in the Napoleon ACME Invitational on Friday with an 8-1 win in eight innings over the host Wildcats.