Monday, November 30th, 2009
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Troy and Amy Grillot are launching their second Project Happy Christmas with ambitious plans to help four area families in need of holiday cheer.
The project, which involves relatives, friends, parish members and even local businesses, sprang from personal tragedy - the death of the couple's fourth child a little more than an hour after his Aug. 4, 2008, birth. [More]
Blue Jays beat Flyers in overtime and move on to D-VI state final
By Randy Bruns
WAPAKONETA - Saturday night's Division VI state semifinal between Marion Local and Delphos St. John's was one for the ages.
Unfortunately for the Flyers from Maria Stein, it was also one that ended in victory for the Blue Jays.
The St. John's defense turned back a Marion drive late in the fourth quarter and held fast in overtime before the Blue Jays scored the decisive touchdown to give them a thrilling 13-7 victory. [More]
Obituaries on November 30th, 2009
Robert L. "Bob" Dieringer, 74, of Versailles died at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28, 2009, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Willis "LeRoy" Felver, 89, of Piqua, died at 5:55 a.m. Nov. 28, 2009, at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. [More]
Evelyn M. Kelner, 93, died at 9:10 a.m. Nov. 28, 2009, at the Gardens at Celina [More]
Cletus C. Knoth, 80, 5210 Wabash Road, Coldwater, died Nov. 28, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Louise Dietrich Lytle, 91, died Nov. 24, 2009, at Colonial Oaks Health Care Center, Marion, Ind. [More]
Ralph B. Young, 67, 10417 state Route 364, St. Marys died at 1 a.m. Nov. 27, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on November 30th, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on November 30th, 2009
Multi-million dollar project to create 40 new jobs
COLDWATER - A Coldwater company - known for its rice cakes and other snack products - has embarked on a $2.5 million-plus expansion project that is expected to create 40 new, full-time jobs.
Celina City Council members are losing no momentum on passing legislation that would pay Ron "Butch" Piper $54,369 to demolish and clean up his property at 230 Godfrey Avenue before handing the property over to the city.
An H1N1 flu vaccine clinic will be held Tuesday in Celina for children 6 months to 4 years old and pregnant women.
The clinic is free and slated fo
24th Annual OVISCO Classic
The Celina Bulldogs used solid defense and some timely shooting for a 57-51 win over Versailles to repeat as champions in the 24th Annual OVISCO Classic on Saturday night at the Fieldhouse.
Cardinal Tip-Off Tourney
NEW BREMEN - On a team loaded with youth, it was a veteran that made the winning play for the New Bremen Cardinals.
Senior Jackie Niekamp hit a run
Local Weekend Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Fort Recovery dominated the middle quarters en route to opening the season with a 56-48 win over St. Marys in a battle of Grand Lake area teams on Saturday night at Fort Site Fieldhouse.