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Friday, September 15th, 2006
By Timothy Cox
A joint effort between the city of Celina and Mercer County to build a new sewer treatment plant looks more likely as officials plan to sign a letter of intent asking the Ohio EPA to study the issue.
City administration officials and county commis [More]
By Timothy Cox
Celina and Mercer County officials say they are committed to working together to solve regional water problems, but admit there are obstacles that might prevent a joint effort in the short-term.
The city is in the middle of an estimated $2.5 milli [More]
Donations still needed for victims of Katrina
By Shelley Grieshop
A local church is reaching out to Hurricane Katrina victims who still remain without food, shelter and jobs more than a year after their lives were changed forever.
Eight members of St. John Lutheran Church in Celina were stunned when they arrived in Mississippi in April to find homes still in disrepair and people without hope. After arriving home a week later, the St. John Builders group told their story to the congregation, and soon others stepped up to the plate. [More]
Obituaries on September 15th, 2006
Carl Henderson, 88, 311 North Wayne St., St. Marys, died at 8:40 p.m. Sept. 13, [More]
Carl H. "Buckwheat" Meinerding, 50, of Versailles, died at 12;50 p.m. Sept. 13, [More]
Mildred L. Staugler, 81, formerly of North Cherry Street, Celina, died at 2:50 a.m. Sept. 14, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on September 15th, 2006
Subscriber stories on September 15th, 2006
NTSB official says probe could take up to 18 months to finish
Mystery still shrouds the origin and flight pattern of a plane that crashed near Rockford in February.
Authorities have yet to announce the cause of the crash and say it could take up to 18 months before the investigation is completed.
ST. HENRY - A group of parents are upset about the decision to charge admission to junior high sporting events.
St. Henry school board followed the recommendation of the MAC league to charge for junior high football, volleyball and basketball games. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students.
It's time for farmers to start acting on the USDA's guidelines on spreading manure on frozen ground, local officials have said.
More than 50 com
Former Maria Stein resident Jim Moeller had it all -marriage to his high school sweetheart, two healthy sons, two college degrees including one in aeronautical engineering, a military career with thousands of hours at the controls of a high-performance jet and a chance to become an astronaut.
A 32-year-old Marion man will be eligible for a Golden Buckeye card by the time he is freed from prison for committing a string of armed robberies including one in St. Marys.
Parkway wins first game then drops next three to Marion Local
MARIA STEIN - It was as if someone had flipped a switch.
Marion Local got completely outplayed in the first game of its volleyball match with Parkway on Thursday night at the Hangar, but once the second game began, the hosts could do no wrong.
NEW BREMEN - Despite "sluggish" play, as described by head coach Lori Schwieterman, St. Henry left New Bremen with a hard-earned victory in four games - 25-23, 25-21, 13-25 and 25-18 - on Thursday in Midwest Athletic Conference action.
Compiled by Ryan Hines
and Gary R. Rasberry
Versailles improved to 11-0 on the season with a three-game win over Fort Recovery at Fort Site Fie
Celina raised its record to 3-0 in the Western Buckeye League with a 3-1 win over Kenton on Thursday at the Soccer Stadium.
The Bulldogs improve to 6-1 overall with the win.