Monday, August 29th, 2011
Grand Lake hosts Governor's Cup after 1-year hiatus due to algae
By William Kincaid
GRAND LAKE - Boat owners, drivers and crew members embraced the 2011 Governor's Cup Regatta this weekend undaunted by the race's cancellation last year.
"Most of us are risk-takers anyway," Jim Aid of Florida, driver of the Incahoots boat, said on Sunday, the final day of racing. [More]
2011 Governor's Cup Regatta
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - The name of the trophy may be the Governor's Cup but Dan Kanfoush could claim the title "King of Grand Lake."
The Niagra Falls, NY native made history on Sunday by becoming the first person to have his name inscribed on the Governor's Cup trophy three times, defending his title from 2009 - the 2010 Regatta was cancelled - and having won it for the first time in 2006. [More]
Obituaries on August 29th, 2011
James E. Wilson, 76, Celina, died Aug. 26, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Living Community, St. Marys. [More]
Daniel "Dale" Leonard, 85, Celina, died Aug. 29, 2011.
Services are pending a [More]
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Local residents who live or were vacationing along the East Coast as Hurricane Irene hit Saturday reported the storm was less devastating than expected.
FORT RECOVERY - Owners of a planned daycare/preschool last week received final approval for a revolving loan to establish a new business in Fort Recovery.
Organizers associated with the St. Anthony Dinner Theater have launched a fundraising campaign to provide a used van with a lift to the family of a Coldwater area girl.
CELINA - A year ago, the roar of the hydroplanes could not be heard on Grand Lake.
In fact, the sound of a boat taking a tour of the lakeside venues was rare.
ST. HENRY - Despite a tremendous comeback in the second half, St. Henry could not overcome spotting Marion Pleasant 21 points to start the game.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry

  Coldwater got a bit of revenge on county and Midwest Athletic Conference rival St. Henry during the 30th annual running of the Rotary Invitational at Wright State University-Lake Campus on Saturday.