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...AREAS OF FOG THIS MORNING... Areas of fog and drizzle have developed over the area this morning. Visibility may be reduced to less than a mile at times. These conditions will persist into the late morning and may impact the morning commute for some locations. If traveling, be prepared for fog that could suddenly reduce visibilities. Slow down and allow extra time to reach your destination.
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Tuesday, March 11th, 2008
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - School district officials have asked city council for a $1.5 million loan to finance geothermal heating and cooling for the new school tentatively set for groundbreaking in about a year.
Superintendent Ken Baker and school board President Ralph Wiley and Vice President Eric Langsdon asked city council at Monday night's council meeting to finance the project and then bill the school. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local school district recently received an unexpected bill for athletic training services.
After nearly five years of providing services for a token $1 fee, Community Sports Services has announced its intention to charge $10,000 annually. The services include having a certified trainer in attendance for varsity sports and overseeing an academic program for student trainers. [More]
Tigers finish the season as only undefeated team in state of Ohio
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLUMBUS - There's winning. Then there's winning in style.
Versailles certainly won in style on Monday, ending the season as the only undefeated team in the state of Ohio, winning a defensive battle against Sugarcreek Garaway and capturing the Division III state title with a 51-33 win at the Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University. [More]
Obituaries on March 11th, 2008
Michael K. "Mike" Fields, 47, of Ansonia, died March 10, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to Lou Gehrig's Disease. [More]
Naomi B. Howe, 87, of 305 South East St., New Knoxville, died at 6:30 a.m. March 10, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
James Richard Jones, 75, of Huntington, Ind., died at 1:10 a.m. March 9, 2008, at the Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
George Schroyer Jr., 73, 5711 Fast Road, Celina, died at 6:45 p.m. March 9,
2008, at home. [More]
Rebecca Lynn Solomon, 54, of Celina, died at 7:41 a.m. March 10, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on March 11th, 2008
Subscriber stories on March 11th, 2008
The utility bills for both Celina residential and business consumers will show an increase beginning this month due to the higher costs to obtain electricity, said Celina City Service Director Jeff Hazel.
Celina Police continue to investigate an apparent smash and grab incident that occurred shortly before midnight Monday at Eastown Party Mart, 701 Grand Lake Road.
MARIA STEIN - The need for additional revenue still exists in the Marion Local school district, but board of education members made no decision Monday night regarding how to proceed after voters narrowly defeated a 0.25 percent income tax.
NEW BREMEN - Through a variety of grants, special funds and donations, two new homes in St. Marys are being purchased for use as group residences for adults with disabilities.
ST. HENRY - A season swimming ticket this year will cost families the same price as last year, $80, if council members approve the swimming ordinance at an April 14 meeting.
COLDWATER - There's a whole lotta' shakin' going on in the village's police department.
Patrolman Jason Miller has been promoted to sergeant follow
Celina city councilors gave preliminary approval to a proposed 2008 calendar-year budget for all funds totaling $39,537,671 at Monday's meeting and set two hearings for public comment later this month.
COLUMBUS - In addition to her championship medal, Versailles' Justine Raterman had another piece of bling as she walked into the press conference after the game.
COLUMBUS - What was supposed to be a two-day mission became an extended vacation for all the teams in the girls state basketball tournament.