Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Obituaries on July 23rd, 2014
Ford M. Bollenbacher, 76, Rockford, died at 4:42 p.m. July 17, 2014, at the Kobacker House, Hospice Center, Columbus, after a brief illness. [More]
Harold J. Winhoven, 87, Coldwater, died July 22, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Stories on July 23rd, 2014
Program designed to teach kids good sportsmanship while having fun
ST. HENRY - Hayden Boeckman dug in his heels as he geared up to dodge the balls rocketing toward him in the high school gym.
Boeckman, 8, this week joined 18 other first- to sixth-graders at Laffalot Summer Camp, a weeklong program sponsored for the first time this year by St. Henry schools.
Marion Local
MARIA STEIN - Board of education members in a special session Tuesday night approved placing a levy on the Nov. 4 ballot that would increase taxes for district property owners.
CELINA - Mercer County officials on Tuesday agreed to pay two area farmers a total of more than $1,000 for livestock killed by roaming dogs.
NEW BREMEN - Village council members intend to borrow $750,000 from a local bank to pay for new water wells.
Though council members have not yet selected a bank, New Bremen Mayor Jeff Pape anticipates the interest rate to be about 3 percent, he told council during a meeting Tuesday night.
FORT RECOVERY - The village offered an irresistible pair of assets when North Central Equity was seeking a second location for its Perham Egg division. [More]
CELINA - Grand Lake went into the Great Lake Collegiate League All-Star break on fire and then cooled off, losing five in a row.
The Mariners brok
ROSSBURG - It had been more than seven years since Steve Casebolt last visited Eldora Speedway's victory lane. Casebolt was relieved to return on Tue
Marion Local's Tim Goodwin has a mantle full of honors already in his 15 years as head football coach: Seven state titles, a couple of state Coach of the Year accolades and an .800-plus career winning percentage. [More]
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