Monday, December 11th, 2006
By Timothy Cox
State Rep. Keith Faber is looking forward to his leap to the state Senate early next year, when he will be sworn in to fill the unexpired term of Jim Jordan, who recently won election to Congress.
Faber, Celina, was recommended last week by a committee of state Senate Republicans to take Jordan's place in the 12th Senate District. The Senate panel interviewed three other candidates but chose Faber based on his six years of state legislative experience. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Going into the first meet of the season, Coldwater wrestling coach Chuck Alig was a little concerned about how his team would compete against the competition at the Bob Sielski Memorial Coldwater Duals on Saturday at The Palace.
Turned out, things look bright for the Cavaliers as they went 4-0 in pool play, then snapped Troy's two-year hold on the championship with a 52-21 win in the championship matches. [More]
Obituaries on December 11th, 2006
Greene S. "Gene" Feltner, 83, 5322 Lake Drive, Celina, died at 8:55 p.m. Dec. 7, 2006, at Veterans Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Hazel B. Floyd, 97, 6864 state Route 219, Celina, died at 2 p.m. Dec. 8, 2006, at Celina Manor. [More]
Patricia "Pat" M. Berning Schwieterman, 70, of Piqua, died Dec. 7, 2006, at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. [More]
Dorothy Reichert Wiley, 57, 316 Dogwood Drive, Celina, died of cancer at 8:22 a [More]
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Subscriber and paid stories on December 11th, 2006
The Republican leadership of the Ohio House of Representatives is accepting applications to replace 77th District Rep. Keith Faber of Celina.
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MINSTER - Santa Claus rides in style at Minster Machine Centennial Park thanks to the efforts of Leon Mertz.
Village officials recently replaced the old figure that had quite a few years under his belt, only to discover the replacement was too big for the existing sleigh.
Seven people have been charged with selling beer and alcohol to underage customers in Celina. The charges come in the wake of a monthlong investigation focusing on three local carryouts.
Would-be thieves came up empty-handed in their attempt Sunday morning to rob Schwieterman Pharmacy, 1051 E. Spring St., St. Marys.
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The Ohio Department of Agriculture has issued final permits to a poultry farm in Mercer County, following a public comment period and after the farm paid a $12,500 fine regarding violations at the facility.
The Bellefontaine Chieftains used big play after big play from guard Seth Hill to defeat the Celina Bulldogs, 44-43, in nonleague action on Saturday night at the Fieldhouse.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Fort Recovery made it two straight wins on Saturday, beating National Trail, 69-53, at the Fort Site Fieldhouse to improve to 3-1 on the season.