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Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006
By Timothy Cox
Members of Celina City Council's utilities committee plan to recommend drastic changes to a proposed ordinance to increase water rates.
Under terms of an amendment hashed out by committee members Monday, water rates would rise 10 percent beginning Oct. 1 and another 10 percent April 1, 2007. Three percent annual inflationary increases would begin in 2008. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Heavy fog in a 200-foot section of state Route 119 resulted in multiple accidents that quickly turned the busy highway into a parking lot.
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office quickly closed down the roadway between Cranberry and Fleetfoot Roads, east of St. Henry, shortly after 7:30 a.m. to prevent additional crashes. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Ninteen people face a combined total of 82 drug-related charges in the wake of an undercover investigation by the Auglaize/Mercer County Grand Lake Drug Task Force.
Among those arrested in the sweep that began at 5:30 a.m. Friday were the followin [More]
Obituaries on August 22nd, 2006
Marvin "Glenn" Newland, 82, 222 Stella St., Celina, died at 2:30 a.m. Aug. 21, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on August 22nd, 2006
Subscriber only stories on August 22nd, 2006
Customer usage impacts revenue
Ex-director's suit claims illegal activities taken by Auglaize County, state
Protocol needed for dealing with pollution complaints
Driving time too short to make class safely
Minster athletes kick off student sobriety program
Village considering utility rate hike for first time in 13 years
Minster finalizes plans for levies in November
Board OKs raises for superintendent, treasurer
Fort council updated on other village matters
Auglaize SWCD planning 60th annual banquet
Celina tennis off to perfect start on road