Monday, October 5th, 2009
Hundred volunteer their time to help local needy
By Shelley Grieshop
When Holly Miller lost her job last month and her husband's hours were cut at work, she gave up her dream of replacing the family's shower with a bathtub.
The mother of two suffers from fibromyalgia, a painful disease that attacks the muscles and causes extreme fatigue. She longed to soak in a tub for temporary relief from the agony, she explains. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Celina captured three championships during the finals of Saturday's Western Buckeye League girls tennis tournament on the campus of the University of Northwestern Ohio.
Even with that, and going 9-0 in WBL regular-season matches, the NetDogs were forced to share the overall team title with Shawnee. [More]
Obituaries on October 5th, 2009
Myrna B. Niekamp, 97, Coldwater, died at 12:12 a.m. Oct. 4, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Rev. C. Bonnie Sanders, 86 died at 12:01 a.m. Oct.. 3, 2009, at her residence in St. Marys. [More]
Mildred B. Suchland, 90, died at 6:43 p.m. Oct. 2, 2009, at Golden Valley Living Center, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on October 5th, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on October 5th, 2009
Preschool classes at Immaculate Conception School in Celina have been canceled for the week to combat the spread of an unknown virus that some officials believe is the common stomach flu.
The reconstruction of Buckeye Street has been estimated by the Ohio Department of Transportation at $2.57 million - $1 million more than the city originally anticipated.
Southshore Acres Inc. has filed a motion asking the court to dismiss an appeal filed by the Lake Improvement Association, which is trying to stop construction of a new housing subdivision along Grand Lake.
The 2010 Celina Combined Services Appeal's goal is set at $125,000. This is down from last year's goal of $140,000, due to current economic conditions.
ROSSBURG - Michigan driver Chad Blonde captured what he thought was his first career win at Eldora Speedway when he was the first to the checkers in Saturday night's National Racing Alliance (NRA) Sprint Invader feature.
Delphos St. John's ran the table in the Midwest Athletic Conference girls golf division, pairing an undefeated dual match season with capturing the conference tournament on Saturday at The Fox's Den in Celina.
Compiled by Ryan Hines
and Gary R. Rasberry
Marion Local won a battle of state Division IV powers in capturing the Pepsi Crestview Lady Knights Volleyball Invitational on Saturday in Convoy. The tournament featured a number of state-ranked teams among the field.