Friday, November 25th, 2011
By Shelley Grieshop
GRAND LAKE - Officials are seeking a second attempt at legislation to create a special board for Grand Lake-related ventures and funding.
The Grand Lake St. Marys Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) - consisting of commissioners from Mercer and Auglaize counties - on Tuesday discussed plans to successfully pass legislation to create a state-sanctioned Lake Facilities Authority (LFA). They also talked about hiring a full-time director. [More]
Last Curtain Call
By Robb Hemmelgarn
Probably no souls were at home in the Maria Stein area 11 years ago this week when the Marion Local Flyers shocked the high school football universe with their 24-20 state semi-final victory over the Delphos St. John's Blue Jays, but had they been, [More]
Obituaries on November 25th, 2011
Edward William Schulte, 84, Celina, died at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 24, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Jane Goodwin, 66, St. Marys, died unexpectedly Nov. 24, 2011, at her residence. [More]
Pat Muhlenkamp, 78, Coldwater, died Nov. 24, 2011, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Charles M. "Bud" Hay, New Bremen, 92, died at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 24, 2011, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
Norma R. Bettinger, 75, Coldwater, died Nov. 24, 2011, at Celina Manor.
She w [More]
Rosemary T. Menker, 76, St. Mary, died at 2:30 a.m. Nov. 24, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on November 25th, 2011
Subscriber and paid stories on November 25th, 2011
Remembering small businesses while holiday shopping can have a large impact on the local economy and encourage community growth, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign has kicked off and is in need of volunteers.
At least 25 volunteers are needed daily for the bell-ringing st
Celina council reviews public works budget
CELINA - The city's public works department, led by superintendent Joe Wolfe, is expected to spend $1.67 million next year, according to a preliminary budget estimate.
Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey received the oath of office last week as president-elect of the Buckeye State Sheriff's Association (BSSA). His term commences Jan. 1.
St. Nick's Day celebrated on Dec. 6
MARIA STEIN - Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will honor St. Nicholas, bishop of Myra, on his feast day Dec. 6 with a presentation by St. Nick and a book signing by local authors/illustrators.
Division VI State Football Semifinal: Marion Local vs. Delphos St. John's
For the fifth time since 1999, Marion Local and Delphos St. John's will meet in the state football playoffs.
And for the fourth time, a trip to the state finals is on the line.