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Thursday, February 12th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
Hurricane force winds struck the local area Wednesday night downing trees and power poles and damaging buildings and vehicles.
No injuries were reported across the Grand Lake area. However, law enforcement was still receiving damage reports this morning from residents who woke to find siding and roof shingles ripped from their homes. [More]
School construction funding from state
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - Board of education members are considering a $4.3 million school construction or renovation project with financing help from the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC).
Board members this week learned Fort Recovery is once again eligible to participate in an OSFC-funded project - and a decision must be made in the next few weeks. School officials already have deferred OSFC funding three times. [More]
School construction funding from state
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - New Bremen Local Schools board of education Wednesday night decided to defer an Ohio School Facilities Commission project another year given the current state of the economy.
"I can't imagine building a new building or remodeling what we have given these tough economic times," board President Mark Barhorst said as fellow board members nodded in agreement. [More]
Obituaries on February 12th, 2009
Tamra Sue O'Connor, 39, of Celina, died early a.m. Feb. 12, 2009, at Celina Man [More]
Henry U. Rauh, 83, 5198 Rauh Road, Fort Recovery, died at 9:25 a.m. Feb. 11, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Harold Stephenson, 94, of Celina, died Feb. 12, 2009, at The Gardens in Celina. [More]
Local pictures on February 12th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on February 12th, 2009
Resident suggests belt tightening
Beaver Creek landowners want map of flood area
SWCD investigating pollution complaint
State budget could reduce crucial services to children
New Bremen board prepares tax issue
School officials support governor's ideas
Mercer County hopes to get federal block grant for towns' development
Celina hosting Bath for huge WBL showdown
A look back to 50, 25 and 10 years in past
Lakers victorious in regular-season finale
St. Henry at Coldwater (Friday)