Tuesday, October 10th, 2006
By Nancy Allen
Following recent action in Darke County Common Pleas Court, a dairy farm in Versailles is allowed to continue operating as a Grade A dairy producer, despite having its license revoked by the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA).
According to a news release from ODA, the court has temporarily permitted Carol Schmitmeyer to continue operating on the condition that she does not distribute any raw milk to her herd share customers. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Felony charges have been filed in the case of a 19-year-old Celina man who fled the scene of an alleged attempted burglary early Sunday morning and struck two police cruisers in a desperate attempt to avoid capture.
Chad Rammel, 3993 Carmel Church Road, sat quietly in Celina Municipal Court on Monday afternoon as Judge James Scheer explained the latest charges - felonious assault against a police officer, a first-degree felony, and fleeing and eluding, a third-degree felony. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
The Grand Lake will be represented by two teams this week at the Division II and III boys state golf tournament held on the Scarlet and Gray Courses on the campus of The Ohio State University.
For the Minster Wildcats, it's a return trip to state in Division III after finishing fourth last year at Foxfire - where the tournament was held due to the Ohio State courses being redesigned. [More]
Obituaries on October 10th, 2006
New Bremen native Edward Conradi, 67, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., died Oct. 7, 2006, at the Medical University Hospital, Charleston, S.C. [More]
Local pictures on October 10th, 2006
Subscriber stories on October 10th, 2006
As Steelworkers Local 200L members picket outside the St. Marys Goodyear plant, about 20 office workers from the Akron plant are working the vacated union jobs inside.
Celina City Council members asked numerous questions before formally accepting a $750,000 state grant that will be used to help clear the former Mersman Furniture Co. site.
ST. MARYS - Local boys and girls rolled their way to a good time Monday afternoon to highlight an ongoing national campaign in support of afterschool activities.
MARIA STEIN - Red ink looms on the horizon for the Marion Local school district as the board of education considered the latest five-year financial forecast on Monday.
MARIA STEIN - Drills to prepare students and staff in the event of fires or severe weather are nothing new in the Marion Local Schools district.
ST. MARYS - Investors in the old Glass Block property are welcome as long as they come up with the bucks.
Council approved a resolution Monday nigh
A skate park in the city of Celina was discussed briefly at Monday's city council meeting, a subject that has cropped up from time to time for the past eight years.
COLDWATER -  Be prepared to stop at the intersection of Vine and Terrace streets in Coldwater.
Village council agreed at its regular council meeting Monday to install two more stop signs, making this intersection a four-way stop. Currently north and south traffic stops.
A rural Coldwater man is working his drainage problems out with his neighbor, after making a complaint to Mercer County Commissioners last week.
After seven weeks of the high school football season, we just now see the first teams get mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. In reali