Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Amidst sunshine, the sparkling waters of Grand Lake and a slew of politicians and state officials, the lake's new $668,000 dredge was dedicated Monday.
Lake Restoration Commission Manager Milt Miller called the scarlet and grey behemoth the "prettiest 57 tons" on the lake and said it is one more step toward restoring the lake. [More]
By Ryan Hines
ST. MARYS - Pitcher Lexi Roop struggled to get loosened up prior to St. Marys' softball matchup against Fort Recovery at K.C. Geiger Park on Monday.
Roop overcame her pregame struggles and went on to pitch a complete-game gem in the Roughriders' 6-1 victory over the Indians. [More]
Obituaries on April 3rd, 2012
M. Parker McGlothen, 74, St. Marys, died at 12:48 p.m. April 1, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Edna Mae Miller, 92, died April 1, 2012 at The Gardens of Celina.
She was bor [More]
Former St. Marys resident Jonathan M. Everage, 30, Silver City, N.M., died March 28, 2012, at Gila Regional Medical Center, Grant County, N.M. [More]
Robert Vantilburg, 74, Celina, died at 9:15 p.m. April 2, 2012, at his residenc [More]
Local pictures on April 3rd, 2012
Subscriber stories on April 3rd, 2012
COLDWATER - Youths younger than 16 could be prevented from working on a farm if proposed changes to federal agriculture labor laws are approved.
Hundreds of children gather about 2,500 eggs at courthouse
The temperature was a bit nippy on Saturday morning, but that didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the nearly 400 youths who hunted 2,500 eggs in record time during the second annual Easter egg hunt on the Mercer County Courthouse lawn.
ST. MARYS - Ohio is standing on the cusp of an energy revolution, state Sen. Keith Faber, R-Celina, said.
Addressing about 200 Midwest Electric cus
MENDON - A restaurant in Mendon was ordered closed Friday due to cockroaches and plumbing problems.
Pirates Cove, 115 N. Main St., shut its doors f
Fort Recovery
FORT RECOVERY - A few bricks on the village's reconstructed brick street downtown are loose and damaged, Fort Recovery Mayor Roger Broerman told council members Monday night.
ST. HENRY -Kyle Berry's two-out single in the top of the eighth scored Derek Waterman as Celina made it four in a row over Mercer County opponents with a 4-3 win over St. Henry in extra innings at the Wally Post Athletic Complex. The Bulldogs go to 5-1 with the win as the Redskins go to 2-4.
Monday's Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Adam Niemeyer held Wapakoneta hitless through five innings as Minster handed the Redskins their first loss of the spring in a 4-1 win in a Auglaize County matchup at Hanover Street Park.