Wednesday, January 24th, 2007
By Pat Royse
The Mercer County Commission decided on Tuesday how the county's expected income for 2007 will be spent.
This year's appropriation to fund 37 agencies and departments in Mercer County totals $9,740,600.12, an increase of 6.55 percent over 2006's appropriation. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
A year after adding a team, the Midwest Athletic Conference will revise its football schedule after the 2007 season, with each team playing one fewer conference game.
With the amount of the teams in the league staying the same, the conference will return to an eight-game conference schedule starting in the 2008 season. [More]
Obituaries on January 24th, 2007
Beulah B. Snider, 97, formerly of 1002 Kensington Lane, Celina, died at 7:30 p. [More]
Local pictures on January 24th, 2007
Subscriber stories on January 24th, 2007
Celina city officials plan to spend more than $100,000 to acquire some residential properties along Grand Lake Road.
Most of the new city-owned lan
NEW BREMEN - The New Bremen Historic Association wants to add a three-story lock tender's house, which would include a canal museum, as part of the current Lock One Restoration Project.
The calendar says it is January, but for the 2007 Celina Lake Festival steering committee it is kick-off time for the annual summer event.
Co-chairman Michelle Emerine announced Tuesday that the festival will be held the weekend of July 27-29 with the theme "Happy Days" chosen.
A World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor was killed in a house fire in Arcanum on Monday afternoon.
Charles Ary, 85, was pronounced dead by
NEW BREMEN - A nuisance complaint fueled a decision by New Bremen village councilors Tuesday night to outlaw freestanding outdoor furnaces.
The action, which passed as an emergency, prohibits residents from installing such devices that have become popular in the wake of rising fuel prices.
A Celina man has pleaded not guilty in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to charges alleging he intimidated a witness in a criminal case.
Gregory Ed
Closing down party is Saturday; reopenning set for end of February
The owners of Sunnyside Restaurant recently were considering selling the business after almost 25 years of ownership. Instead, Donna and Terry Temple are completely remodeling the restaurant/bar, located on the south side of Grand Lake.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater won its third straight game with a 44-36 win over Indiana foe Jay County on Tuesday night in Portland.
The win moves the Cavaliers to 6-8 while the loss drops the Patriots to 11-6 on the season.