Tuesday, September 29th, 2009
Obituaries on September 29th, 2009
Charles D. " Chuck" Bretz, 89, 102 S. Main St., Fort Recovery, died at 1:50 p.m. Sept. 28, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Kathleen D. Hemmelgarn, 79, 1113 Yorkshire Court, Celina, died at 5:15 p.m. Sept. 27, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Leon W. Jung, 81, 814 Lake Ave., St. Marys, died at 7:55 p.m. Sept. 27, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Donald L. Roessner, 67, 1085 Lutz Road, Lima, died at 6:32 p.m. Sept. 28, 2009, [More]
Stories on September 29th, 2009
Coldwater, St. Marys among 5 hospitals seeking help to keep their centers open
Five area hospitals - including ones in Coldwater and St. Marys - are seeking options to keep one of their two cancer centers from closing its doors due to financial woes. [More]
Celina city councilors took the first step at making three separate increases to Celina customers' water bills - increasing the water rate, increasing the GAC plant debt assessment fee and adding a new fee.
Frances Strickland urges youths to support Ohio businesses, buy local products
MINSTER - Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland brought her message about healthy eating habits, the benefits of family meals and the importance of having a family emergency plan to a select group of Minster Middle School fifth-graders Monday afternoon.
COLDWATER - Councilors adopted a resolution Monday evening to appoint Village Manager-Engineer Eric Thomas as the designee for the Ohio Public Works Project being submitted for 2010.
Carl Zulauf talks about what grain market prices will do
LONDON - For farmers, this volatile market year is all about managing risk, not maximizing profits, said a top agriculture economist at last week's Farm Science Review in London, Ohio.
About 25 local farmers attended a winter cover crop walk last week near Fort Recovery.
Jim Hoorman, Mercer County OSU Extension educator and a cover crop expert, led the walk, plucking different types of cover crops out of the ground and discussing their pros and cons.
The Celina girls tennis had the first of two tuneups before the Western Buckeye League tournament later this week by facing Division I tennis power Findlay at the High School Courts on a windy Monday afternoon.
Cory Luebke has had another summer to write home about.
After a dominating performance in his third season of professional baseball, Luebke, the Marion Local graduate and San Diego Padres prospect, got a chance to represent his country at the IBAF Baseball World Cup. [More]
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina took sole possession of first place in the Western Buckeye League girls soccer standings on Thursday by beating Kenton 9-1 on Monday night at Kenton.
Local pictures on September 29th, 2009