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Friday, December 15th, 2006
By Timothy Cox
Mercer County Commissioner Jim Zehringer plans to seek appointment to the Ohio House of Representatives seat that will be vacated early next year by Rep. Keith Faber.
Faber is leaving the seat because he has been tapped by state Senate Republicans to fill the Senate seat vacated by Jim Jordan, who was elected to Congress in November. Faber also had recently won re-election to the House, so the full two years of his term remain. [More]
By William Kincaid
COLDWATER - The new fitness center at Coldwater Exempted Village Schools was opened to the public this week, according to Superintendent Rich Seas.
"We want people to use it, but responsibly," Seas told board members this week during the regular meeting. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - The wrestling portion of the Battle of Grand Lake turned out to be as good as expected on Thursday night at McBroom Gymnasium.
St. Marys tied up the match at 30-all with three bouts remaining. Celina got the advantage with a pin, only to have the Roughriders score a decision to get within three points. [More]
Obituaries on December 15th, 2006
Helen Jane Barrenbrugge, 82, of Portland, Ind., died Dec. 8, 2006, at her other residence in Pasadena, Calif. [More]
Deloris M. Gilliland, 78, 800 Indiana Ave., St. Marys, died at 11:05 p.m. Dec. [More]
Dennis Poppe, 60, 5409 Tama Road, Celina, died at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on December 15th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on December 15th, 2006
Smoking in public continues despite law
Get the facts
A time of need for featured songsters
Area man pleads innocent
Did song teach children in ancient days?
Big fourth quarter gives Celina victory over winless Van Wert
Defense paves the way for Indians over Cavs
Minster now 4-0 after easy win over Parkway
Balanced team leads Versailles to victory