Monday, May 9th, 2011
Obituaries on May 9th, 2011
Former Chickasaw resident Cecilia Eyink, 94, died May 9, 2011, at The Gardens in St. Henry. [More]
Mildred C. Heitkamp, 87, Cassella, died at 6:30 a.m. May 8, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Former New Bremen resident Thomas Adams, 88, died at 3:17 a.m. May 8, 2011, at Springfield Masonic Home, Springfield. [More]
Ardyth Drake Shaffer, 87, Mendon, died at 5:52 p.m. May 6, 2011, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
The Rev. Cornelius Fenton, C.PP.S., 89, formerly a pastor at several area paris [More]
Thomas Walter Patton, 71, Memphis, Tenn., died May 4, 2011, in Memphis.
He was born May 19, 1939. He married Beverly Farrier Patton, who died April 9, 2009. [More]
Rosemary Torchia, Dayton, died May 6, 2011, in Kettering.
Deceased is her husband, Eugene, who died May 1, 2011. [More]
Stories on May 9th, 2011
Earth-friendly animals provide allergen-free fleece
They hum, eat little, and love companionship, and their fleece is as valued as cashmere.
The alpaca is an unusual and wonderful animal, say Mary and Norm Zahn, who founded Mercer County's first alpaca farm, Coldwater Creek Alpacas, a year ago. [More]
State to save unused funds to treat Grand Lake again next year
GRAND LAKE - Avoiding a major fish kill is another reason the state is reducing the alum treatment on Grand Lake, the head of the state's Division of Parks and Recreation said Saturday.
A third bald eagle nest has been confirmed by a state wildlife official on the St. Marys River between the villages of Rockford and Mercer.
The nest is on private property and not visible to the public.
Division II Sectional Softball at Lima Bath
LIMA - Another blast off the bat of Abbey Zacharias and the reliable right arm of Katie Kerr helped Celina to a 3-1 win over rival St. Marys on Saturday in Division II softball sectional action at Lima Bath. [More]
Division IV Baseball at Elida
MINSTER - Marion Local and New Knoxville took different paths to picking up their wins in the opening round of the Division IV baseball sectional at Hanover Street in Minster.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Amanda Post scattered five hits and two walks over seven innings as the Coldwater Cavaliers opened the softball postseason with a 4-3 win over Liberty-Benton at the Division III sectional at Dorothy Edwards Field in Elida.
WBL Tennis Tourney
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Shawnee prevented Celina and St. Marys, along with the rest of the league, from winning any championships at the Western Buckeye League Boys tennis tournament that wrapped up play on Saturday in Lima.
Division IV Softball Tournament at New Bremen
NEW BREMEN - The Marion Local Flyers used early offense and a solid pitching performance from senior Jodi Otte to defeat the Minster Wildcats 7-3 in Division IV sectional softball action on Saturday morning at New Bremen High School.
Local pictures on May 9th, 2011