Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
By Shelley Grieshop
Voters in November can choose where smokers can light up, but first they need to take a closer look at the two choices that are sure to confuse many people at the polls.
Registered voters can vote yes or no on Issue 4 and Issue 5, which are opposing stances on where tobacco smoking should be allowed in Ohio. [More]
By Janie Southard
No new Celina school levies appear to be on the horizon for the next few years, according to the five-year financial forecast approved at Tuesday night's board of education meeting.
Although the forecast, which is required twice a year by the Ohio [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
FINDLAY - The Celina girls soccer team picked up its first win in tournament after defeating the Napoleon LadyCats 3-0 in Division I sectional play at Graham Memorial Stadium on Tuesday.
The Bulldogs (14-2-1) now play Elida on Monday in Findlay in a sectional final. Elida defeated Defiance 4-0 in Tuesday's first match. Elida beat Celina 3-1 in WBL play earlier this season. [More]
Obituaries on October 18th, 2006
Betty R. Agler, 79, 916 Elm St., Celina, died at 4:45 a.m. Oct. 17, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Former Fort Recovery resident Martha Edna Baker, 86, of Rockford, died at 9:33 [More]
Barbara Carey Fischer, 76, 3601 state Route 703, Lot 2, Celina, died at 12:50 p.m. Oct. 15, 2006, at her residence. [More]
Lester Otting, 87, formerly of Fort Loramie Swanders Road, Fort Loramie, died a [More]
Rosemary T. Leugers Monnin, 59, of West Main Street, Fort Loramie, died at 6:50 p.m. Oct. 16, 2006, at her home following an 11-year battle with cancer. [More]
Former Celina resident John E. Saddler, 85, died at 7:50 a.m. Oct. 17, 2006, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Cyril Henry Seger, 80, of Willman St., Fort Loramie, died at 10:25 a.m. Oct. 17, 2006, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Robert Vining, 59, of Florida, died at 10:16 p.m. Oct. 17, 2006, at Miller Hous [More]
Local pictures on October 18th, 2006
Subscriber and paid stories on October 18th, 2006
ROCKFORD - A Rockford woman with two children in the Parkway Local School system has vowed to haunt the school board and administration until her demand for a full-time school nurse is met.
FORT RECOVERY - Village residents will vote on a 2.5-mill levy for village operating costs at the Nov. 7 general election.
If passed, the 2.5-mill
ROCKFORD - Village officials made a call for local investors, entrepreneurs and residents to keep their money in Rockford.
Village Administrator Jeff Long said during the council's Tuesday meeting that work on the 2007 budget has begun and Rockford needs to bring more money into the community.
ROCKFORD - Parkway Local Schools five-year financial forecast was approved at Tuesday's school board meeting with little fuss and fanfare.
School T
NEW BREMEN - Jamey French, a certified high performance trainer from Greenville, equates leadership with guiding a group of explorers through a narrow cave fraught with twists and turns.
Two men have been sentenced in Mercer County Common Pleas Court in connection with a June 23 break-in at a Celina business.
Anthony M. Dresher, 20,
MARIA STEIN - Tuesday night's battle between the first-ranked and third-ranked Division IV teams looked early on like it could be a blowout.
Then it didn't, and then it did again, but not the way it first appeared.
FORT RECOVERY - With the post season just five days away Fort Recovery volleyball coach Diana Rammel likes the way her charges are playing.
And wh
MINSTER - Last night at the Minster Middle School Gymnasium, the Minster Wildcats played host to the Parkway Panthers in their final volleyball match