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Thursday, July 5th, 2018
Major work on the way
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials are confident a major improvement project at the water treatment plant could get underway within the next six months after seeing promising preliminary results from a six-week pilot test.
Mayor Jef Hazel earlier this year revealed that Celina will continue to draw its drinking water from Grand Lake well into the future after an exhaustive, multiyear search of underground and surface alternatives came up dry. [More]
Fort Recovery graduate will start play in Arizona Rookie League
By Gary R. Rasberry
It took a while for the San Diego Padres and Nick Thwaits to get down to brass tacks.
But once the ball got rolling, it didn't take long for a deal to be made.
  The Padres and the Fort Recovery graduate and standout pitcher agreed to terms over the Independence Day holiday. Thwaits left early this morning for the Padres' complex in Peoria, Arizona, for his physical and his assignment to the minor leagues. [More]
Obituaries on July 5th, 2018
Randy J. Bomholt age 63 of St. Rose, died on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at his home. [More]
Dr. Carl F. Hoyng, age 71 of Englewood, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018. [More]
Lois A. Snodgrass, age 88, formerly of Vandalia & Bass Landing at Grand Lake St [More]
Thomas James Padovano, age 73, of Marysville, died peacefully Friday, June 29, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving and faithful family. [More]
Andrea E. Garman, 67, Celina, died at 9:49 p.m. July 3, 2018, at Mercer County [More]
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Subscriber only stories on July 5th, 2018
Minster studying amount raised by new fire/EMS levy
Group seeks to revise annual local arts event
Local man pleads to sex charge
Columbus band plans to hang out in New Bremen
Tommy, can you hear me?
New business geared toward rehabilitation
Man's business starting to sprout
Mariners swept by Clippers
Haecker keeping ship steady