Thursday, October 8th, 2009
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - The population of this Auglaize County community grew by nearly 16 in the course of a week.
Pumpkin people can be seen hanging out along busy streets and in the park near the library.
Kim Prueter, parks and recreation supervisor for the village, proposed the idea, which then sprouted into a full-blown contest. Visitors and residents alike can vote for their favorite at local businesses. [More]
Celina High School
By William Kincaid
Maumee High School Principal Larry Caffro said switching to a trimester system at his district has led to better ACT scores, attendance rates and discipline.
Caffro was invited to speak before parents of students at Celina High School, where administrators have proposed switching from quarters to trimesters. [More]
Obituaries on October 8th, 2009
Alma R. Glass, 84, 1108 Jackson Ave., Celina, died at 9:10 a.m. Oct. 7, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on October 8th, 2009
Subscriber and paid stories on October 8th, 2009
Mercer County health officials ask public to get educated, take precautions
The public is confused and health officials are overwhelmed as the campaign to battle H1N1 heats up locally and across the globe.
Joyce Jansen, dir
H1N1 workers
The local health department will use $351,000 in federal grant money to beef up manpower for H1N1-related tasks.
Following an executive session on
Too much time is wasted during the current nine-period, quarter-based school day, Celina High School Principal Jason Luebke says.
During a presenta
Ike Coate of the Celina Rotary Club says patrons of the organization's first ever haunted house will enter the realm of a brain-experimenting, deranged doctor from Europe.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Some games don't need to have a championship on the line to make them highly-anticipated games on the schedule.
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The high-flying and quick-scoring Kenton passing attack invades Celina Stadium on Friday night as the Wildcats face the Bulldogs in Western Buckeye League play.
One More Curtain Call
This week in 1959 marked an exceptionally special victory for the Celina Bulldogs football team, as they defeated the Coldwater Cavaliers by a final of 22-6.
Both teams are a game back of Kenton in the WBL standings and need a big win to keep their chances of qualifying for the playoffs alive in this battle at Titan Stadium in Ottawa.
Fall Car Care
As warm weather gives way to fall and winter, drivers need to open their owner's manuals and pop up the hood to ensure their vehicles are ready for cold weather.