Wednesday, April 18th, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
At least two eaglets have hatched and appear to be doing well along the southwest side of Grand Lake, despite last week's snowfall and cold spell.
Jill Bowers, a St. Marys resident and volunteer American bald eagle watcher for the Ohio Division of Wildlife, said she's confirmed "two little heads" in the nest in the Mercer County Refuge, but hasn't ruled out the possibility of a third. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - A Minster High School student will make local history next spring when he receives a diploma at the end of his junior year. Board of education members as well as administrators could not be prouder judging from comments made Tuesday night.
Trenton Bihn, the son of Ralph and Kathy Bihn, will be the first student to receive a diploma under the board's accelerated learning and early graduation policy. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Kayla Thornsberry outdueled Acacia Truesdale as St. Marys stayed perfect on the season with a 5-2 win over the Redskins at Wapakoneta on Tuesday in Western Buckeye League action at Wapakoneta.
The Redskins, defending co-WBL champions, suffer their first loss of the season at 7-1 and now stand at 2-1 in the WBL. [More]
From Associated Press
COLUMBUS - The waiting is finally near the end for Todd Boeckman.
All those days spent holding a clipboard while standing on the sideline as somebody else played and got better - those are in the distant past as Boeckman tries to strengthen his grip on the starting quarterback job at Ohio State. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ST. HENRY - The Parkway Panther baseball team picked the most opportune time to play its best game of the season Tuesday night as they scored early and often and rode the strong pitching of Jensen Painter to down the St. Henry Redskins, 9-2, in Midwest Athletic Conference action at the Wally Post Athletic Complex. [More]
Obituaries on April 18th, 2007
Violet "Pauline" Ballweg, 84, 516 Webb St., St. Marys, died April 17, 2007, at her residence following an extended illness. [More]
Virginia E. Birt, 88, 7550 U.S. 33, Celina, died at 9:35 a.m. April 16, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Keith Kaiser, 50, 2156 St. Joe Road, Fort Recovery, died at 1:01 a.m. April 17, 2007, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Death was due to a sudden illness. [More]
Betty L. Willmann, 75, 05541 Glynwood Road, St. Marys, died at 1:19 p.m. April 16, 2007, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. [More]
Local pictures on April 18th, 2007
Subscriber stories on April 18th, 2007
ST. MARYS - The school district could be in the mix for state funding this year to build new or renovate old district facilities.
"The state has re
ROCKFORD - The village will pursue multiple funding scenarios to finance a new $2.5 million water treatment plant.
During the regular meeting Tuesd
MINSTER - As one street reconstruction project commences, Minster village councilors are looking ahead to another.
Village Administrator Don Harrod received authorization Tuesday night to apply for $1.23 million in transportation enhancement grant funds from the Ohio Department of Transportation.
Eight adults and two juveniles face alcohol-related charges after Celina Police responded to reports of a loud party on South Ash Street early Saturday morning.
Tile drainage allows surface water to filter out sediment and attached nutrients through the soil, said T.J. Place of the Auglaize County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Fort Recovery Local School officials held a final community meeting on a possible school expansion project, with no decisions made, on Monday evening
Daily Standard editorial
The ink has barely dried on legislation passed last year clarifying and strengthening Ohio's Open Meetings Law. Nonetheless, there is already a bill
After getting so close to a win in their last two meets, the Celina boys track team was looking to go over the top and finish first.
Tuesday's Western Buckeye League dual meet with Elida provided the Green and White that chance as Celina won the battle of Bulldogs by a 79-58 margin.
State-ranked Minster runs its unbeaten record to a perfect 10-0
MINSTER - If head coach Mike Wiss had any plans of his Minster Wildcats flying under the Division IV radar for much longer this season, it simply isn't going to happen.
A three-game winning streak all came crashing down for the Celina baseball team on Tuesday at Eastview Park.
Shawnee's Keith Hefner handcuffed Celina for just two hits and the Bulldogs aided the Indians' cause with four errors in a 6-0 defeat in Western Buckeye League action.
After nearly three years of work and filling 19 full-sized dumpsters, Celina developer Brad Burkholder is now leasing office space and apartments out of his 401 Building on Myers Road.
A sprawling new daycare center and preschool is scheduled to open its doors late this summer on the east edge of Celina.
Cindy Braun and Jodi Braun