Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
Obituaries on June 14th, 2011
Donald R. Sorrells, 65, Coldwater, died June 11, 2011, in Coldwater.
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Former Celina resident Marie Thaxton, 86, Springfield, died June 12, 2011.
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Stories on June 14th, 2011
FORT RECOVERY - A team of archeologists likely has discovered the location of the east-west palisade wall of Fort Recovery's original fort built in 1793. [More]
Protocol includes toxin benchmarks, advisory levels, public notice requirements
GRAND LAKE - Boating will never be restricted on state waters due to algae, according to new protocol.
Three new water advisories either warn of an algae bloom, caution the public of health issues or advise against no contact with the water. None warn against boating or eating the lake's fish. [More]
MARIA STEIN - School board members Monday night unanimously approved no salary increase for classified employees and administrators, which reflects a similar agreement made with the Marion Local Education Association (MLEA).
ST. MARYS - City officials took a mulligan when reporting the price of the new miniature golf course at K.C. Geiger Park.
Total project cost came in at $300,600 after additional expenses of $33,569 in materials and total labor costs of $39,000, city officials said Monday.
Cost-cutting measures taken due to loss of state funding
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local Schools Board of Education Monday night instituted a reduction in force as another means of cutting costs in the wake of decreased state funding.
DARKE COUNTY - A 51-year-old Ansonia man was killed late Monday afternoon when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a pickup truck on U.S. 127.
Richard A. Monk was transported from the scene by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, where he was pronounced dead.
ST. HENRY - Architectural drawings for a new amphitheater and restroom facility planned for South Park were approved by village council members Monday.
Three more suspects have been arrested on outstanding warrants stemming from a Grand Lake Task Force investigation.
They are:
• Daniel S. Craig
CELINA - It was a heart-breaking Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League home opener for the Grand Lake Mariners on Monday evening at Jim Hoess Field.
The Mariners were one out away from a win, but a pair of errors paved the way for a Cincinnati rally that ended with a 3-2 victory for the Steam.
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