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Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
Residents can expect to pay for more electricity
By Jared Mauch
MINSTER - Village residents and some businesses will likely see their electricity costs rise later this year.
Village council Tuesday considered a plan to increase the bill by about $19 for residents who use about 2,000 kilowatt hours per month, village administrator Don Harrod said. The proposal was spurred by a recent rate study suggesting the increase is needed to cover future expenses. [More]
By Kathy Thompson
CELINA - A portion of Sycamore Street was shut down Tuesday afternoon after a 27-year-old man barricaded himself in his bathroom and told officers he had a gun.
The incident began about 2:42 p.m. when Mercer County Adult Probation Officer Dane Gross and Celina Police Officer Brian Taylor went to the home of Brandon Lykins, 715 Sycamore St., to discuss a possible probation violation, Celina Police Chief Tom Wale said. [More]
Obituaries on March 18th, 2015
Rosemary Rye, 93, of Saint Marys, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at her residence. [More]
Scott McEldowney, 47, Wapakoneta, died on March 17, 2015, at his residence.
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Phillip Gary Whitacre Sr., 75, Celina, died on March 17, 2015, at home with his [More]
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Subscriber only stories on March 18th, 2015
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Fort Recovery starts superintendent search
Parkway board approves laptop purchase
Rockford council OKs license tax fee levies
Coldwater police officer's lawyer asks court to dismiss fatal crash lawsuit
Police arrest Van Wert man on warrant for heroin charges
County seeks bids on water line projects
Flyers beat Tigers to set up rematch with Patriots
Celina ready for round two with Defiance
Thobe earns third team All-Ohio
Marines open local recruiting office