Friday, February 16th, 2007
By Janie Southard
Every day that Rich Barger comes home from work and finds no Army vehicle waiting in front of his Celina home, he considers it a good day.
Barger's sons Mike, 20, and A.J., 19, both are currently in military service. Mike is serving in Iraq, while A.J. is in basic training with the Army at Fort Jackson, S.C. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - The only thing standing in the way of the St. John's Blue Jays posting their first undefeated regular season since the 1999-2000 season was a Minster squad that gave undefeated Anna all it could handle on Saturday before the Rockets won the game to go to 20-0. [More]
Obituaries on February 16th, 2007
Warren Anderson, 86, 4470 U.S. 127, Celina, died at 5:37 a.m. Feb. 16, 2007, at [More]
Rita Mae Bensman, 53, of state Route 703, Celina, died of natural causes at 5:09 p.m. Feb. 14, 2007, at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. [More]
Max E. Butcher, 74, 1589 West 550 North, Bryant, Ind., died Feb. 14, 2007, at the Jay County Hospital, Portland, Ind. [More]
Jerome "Jerry" Hoelscher, 62, 844 Hemlock St., Celina, died Feb. 14, 2007, at his residence of natural causes. [More]
Harold Howick, 88, of Celina, died Feb. 16, 2007 at Mercer County Community Hos [More]
LaRue S. Moeller, 92, formerly of 114 S. Wayne St., St. Marys, died at 3:55 p.m. Feb. 14, 2007, at Otterbein Retirement Community, St. Marys. [More]
Glenn Arlin Neal, 88, formerly of Lexington, and recently of 11309 Bobwhite Lane, St. Marys, died Feb. 15, 2007, at Otterbein Retirement Community, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on February 16th, 2007
Subscriber stories on February 16th, 2007
Celina city officials have finally come up with a plan for abolishing the city parks and recreation board.
After more than a year of discussion, in
Celina Mayor Sharon LaRue and other city officials want a new policy to govern the issuance of news releases.
LaRue said the recent snowstorm showe
The public is invited to an open house from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 25 at the refurbished former Fraternal Order of Police building at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Celina.
ROCKFORD - A new high school mentoring program has been quite successful in helping students with failing grades, PArkway High School Principal Greg
NEW BREMEN - School officials expect to be ready when a state law aimed at increasing educational standards takes effect, Superintendent Ann Harvey told board members this week.
Celina emerged from the drifts of snow with an impressive showing on Thursday night in a makeup contest at the Fieldhouse.
Betsy Hone nearly outscored Lima Senior (3-16) by herself as Celina (10-9) rolled to a 65-27 victory in a game that was decided early.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry picked up its fifth win of the year with a 63-47 triumph over Waynesfield-Goshen at Redskin Gymnasium, ending the regular season at 5-14.