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Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
By Betty Lawrence
The U.S. Postal Service is considering closing a number of post offices in Ohio as a cost-saving measure, post office officials announced this morning.
Listed for possible closure are more than 3,000 post offices in nearly 400 U.S. cities, including 11 in Ohio. Postal managers and executives in the Cincinnati District Office plan to meet next week with congressional representatives to discuss branches that are at risk of closure in their district. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Village councilors Tuesday night approved closing in a portion of the Miami and Erie Canal after considerable discussion on the matter.
After turning down bids on June 23 to enclose a 100-foot section on the north side of Monroe Street, the matter resurfaced and this time passed by a vote of 3-2 with Delores Stienecker and Craig Hoffman casting the dissenting votes. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
After a successful debut last year, the Lefeld Implement Classic bowling tournament returns to Coldwater's Pla-Mor Lanes with expectations of having top Professional Bowlers Association stars and fans attending the event which gets underway Friday with practice and Pro-Ams. [More]
Obituaries on July 15th, 2009
Kenneth R. Block, 55, 100 W. Spring St.,St. Marys, died at 1:11 p.m. July 12, 2 [More]
Thomas W. Kemper, 48, of Chickasaw, died at 12:45 p.m. July 14, 2009, at Paulding County Hospital. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Dr. Scott Allen McIlroy, 59, of Upper Arlington, died July 12, 2009, at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus. Death was due to leukemia. [More]
Mary Piper, 81, 8111 U.S. Route 33, Celina, died at 10:45 p.m. July 13, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Naomi Robbins, 69, 8149 Wabash Road, Celina, died at 3:40 a.m. July 14, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Leigha Nicole Wieman, 26, of 1125 Teaberry Lane, Celina, died at 4:18 a.m. July 14, 2009, at her residence. Death was due to leukemia. [More]
Local pictures on July 15th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on July 15th, 2009
Celina revenue dropping
Celina official goofs, there'll be no parking meters
Free mulch available to New Bremen residents
Commissioners OK list for county emergency committee
Local nursing homes evaluated by state and residents
New boutique opens in downtown Celina
Celina Lake Festival Queen pageant contestants dream of crown and beyond
New Outstanding Teen Pageant allows girls to showcase their talents
Cavs reach state ACME tournament