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Saturday, December 4th, 2010
Employees to see second year without pay increase because of low revenue
By Shelley Grieshop
With anticipated low revenues and state funding cuts, Mercer County Commissioners have opted to nix employee raises for 2011.
Commissioners had announced in October a plan to give 1.5 percent wage increases to the county's approximately 270 workers - a move they thought would help balance a .9 percent increase in employee contributions for medical insurance. [More]
Celina police: at least two people scammed
By Margie Wuebker
A 33-year-old Indiana man is being held in the Mercer County Jail on a $250,000 bond after allegedly using a tree trimming service as a front to steal from unsuspecting victims.
James M. Duncan Jr. of Marion, Ind., appeared in Celina Municipal Court on Friday and was charged with two counts of felony theft and one count of forgery. The charges allege he scammed two victims, although Celina police suspect there may be more. [More]
By Ryan Hines
CELINA - Chris Bihn is in his sixth season as head coach of the Celina boys basketball team and he can't seem to remember the last time that the Bulldogs started the season 1-0.
Bihn's Bulldogs did just that on Friday night as Celina climbed out of an early hole to knock off Bellefontaine 52-41 in the season opener at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on December 4th, 2010
Travis M. Stump, 24, Celina, died Dec. 2, 2010, in Celina.
Arrangements are p [More]
Local pictures on December 4th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on December 4th, 2010
Schools go high-tech to reach parents
Dedication to veterans stretches over decades
Posada top trooper
Bike path not likely to extend into Celina
Celina man charged with restaurant break-in
Indians slip past Roughriders in opener
Panthers go up tempo to beat Tigers
Cardinals pull off improbable victory
St. Henry suffers road loss to Specerville
St. John's wins sixth state title