Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009
Celina Education Association responds to unfair labor complaint
By William Kincaid
The Celina Education Association (CEA) says an unfair labor practice charge filed against the teachers' union was intended to spread fear and loathing within the community as negotiations for a new contract have stalled.
The charge, filed by Celin [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Police in Oxnard, Calif., continue to investigate the shooting death of a man with ties to the New Bremen area.
David Lester Laut, 52, was found dead outside his Oxnard home around midnight last Thursday. He reportedly went outdoors to check on suspicious noises. His wife Jane told authorities she heard three gunshots a short time later. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ST. HENRY - Everyone who has ever gone to a volleyball match has been wowed by the power of the hitter.
However, aficionados of the game know that is more to the game then hitting, liking playing defense, serve reception, showing poise under pressure and serving the ball. [More]
Obituaries on September 2nd, 2009
Bradley Donald Heckman, 38, 350 Jack Oak Point, St. Marys, died Aug. 30, 2009, at 207 Dogwood St., Celina. Cause of death is under investigation. [More]
Idella Rose Suever, 88, 316 Zillah St., Celina, died at 7 a.m. Sept. 1, 2009, at The Gardens at Celina. [More]
Local pictures on September 2nd, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on September 2nd, 2009
An overwhelming majority of teachers at Celina City Schools support Celina Education Association (CEA) spokeswoman and negotiating chairperson Kathy Hart, according to CEA President Wally Ellinger.
ROCKFORD - Work begins today on a bridge painting project just north of town on state Route 118, but does the bridge really need to be closed for 30
Local officials meeting with state division of soil and water resources chief
Local officials concerned with Grand Lake's poor water quality are meeting today with a top state official to discuss how to fix the problem.
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Lady allegedly wed to two husbands at the same time
A 43-year-old New Bremen woman faces time in jail for allegedly being married to two men at the same time.
Mary C. Lockhart, also known in court re
Come Monday there will be 450 pounds of beans and 120 pounds of ham cooking in big black kettles at the 111th annual Durbin Bean Bake.
The cooking of the beans is a family tradition with Larry Fennig of Celina going back to nearly the beginning with his father and grandfather.
MINSTER - With pen in hand Tuesday night, Minster Mayor Dennis Kitzmiller initiated the next step toward a long-awaited cleanup of the Miami and Erie Canal.
New limousine service in area can transport up to 10
MONTEZUMA - A limousine service has opened with a driver used to maneuvering curves in an even bigger vehicle.
Dale Ahlers of Montezuma, a recently
COLDWATER - After they each won races on Saturday at the same meet, Celina's Andrew Goodwin and Coldwater's Mike Seas finally got a chance to square off Tuesday at the Mercer County Cross Country Meet in Coldwater.
SIDNEY - The Marion Local Flyers didn't play their best volleyball in Tuesday's nonconference tilt against the Lehman Cavaliers, but they hung tough early and finished strong to win in three games, 25-19, 25-19, and 25-12.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Parkway improved to 2-0 in volleyball after bating South Adams in three games during an interstate battle in Indiana.
The Panthers won with scores of 25-11, 25-10 and 25-12.