Saturday, February 11th, 2012
By Shelley Grieshop
Keeping Marion Township roads safe has been a priority for Bob Unrast for 20 years.
But he and the other 41 trustees across the county are facing a task more daunting than plowing snow in a blizzard. They must continue the duties they were elected to fulfill while township revenues dwindle. [More]
By Tom Montgomery
NEW KNOXVILLE - What started out as a mauling by Minster ended up playing out like The Showdown at the OK Corral.
The Wildcats gave up a big lead and then clawed back to gun down the New Knoxville Rangers 56-52 on Friday night in Midwest Athletic Conference play. [More]
Obituaries on February 11th, 2012
Michael L. Moulton, 51, of Rockford, died at 12:10 p.m. Feb. 9, 2012, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Carman A. Hirschfeld, 95, of New Bremen, died at 6:25 p.m. Feb. 8, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
John Melvin Leugers, 54, of Coldwater, died at 2:10 a.m. Feb. 10, 2012, at Good [More]
Local pictures on February 11th, 2012
Subscriber and paid stories on February 11th, 2012
Third generation involved in state litter control program in Mercer County
COLDWATER - Searching for beer cans and plastic bottles isn't a traditional family bonding activity, but it's something the Gels family has done for many years.
ROCKFORD - Parkway High School students received a lesson in politics 101 on Friday.
U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, explained to high school students the difference between a public servant and a politician.
Indians blow out Flyers by 20 points to maintain a share of first place in MAC
MARIA STEIN - A week after a disappointing loss to St. Henry, the Fort Recovery Indians got back in their groove on Friday night with a dominating 51-31 victory over the Marion Local Flyers.
ST. HENRY - A dominant performance in the first quarter helped St. Henry's boys basketball team extend its winning streak to six straight victories on Friday night.
KENTON - A 15-0 run during the second quarter put Celina into the lead and the Bulldogs rolled past Kenton 77-58 in Western Buckeye League action on Friday night in Hardin County.
NEW BREMEN - Veteran Versailles' boys basketball coach Roger McEldowney knows that he has a team that is blessed with athletes, so he has preached patience to his squad. Wait for the moment to utilize the athleticism advantage and take over a basketball game.
Western Buckeye League Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Ottawa-Glandorf rallied from down four points at halftime to beat St. Marys 58-54 in Western Buckeye League action at Murotech Court in St. Marys on Friday night.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Delphos St. John's jumped in front 24-8 after the first quarter and never looked back in a dominating 60-36 win over Parkway on Friday night in Midwest Athletic Conference action at Robert A. Arnzen Gymnasium.