Special Weather Statement issued January 24 at 9:17AM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...SNOW MAY CAUSE SLICK ROADS TODAY... Snow will move across the area today, with up to two inches of accumulation possible. Snowfall will create some slick roadways, especially on bridges and overpasses. In addition, the snow may result in a period of low visibility. Motorists should use extra caution.
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Thursday, October 4th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Chip, a statuesque fellow with big brown eyes and a soft muzzle, is getting plenty of attention under the red-striped tent at the Melcher Street Park.
His companions - Greg, Rudy, Buck, Jack, Don, Dillon, Mike, Ringo and Sly - watch from the confines of their stalls carpeted with wood shavings knowing it is only a matter of time until they prance into the spotlight. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
A local attorney has agreed to work for free to hear appeals lodged by business owners accused of violating the no-smoking law.
Mercer County-Celina City Health board members meeting Wednesday learned that attorney Angela Nickell of Coldwater has offered to reign pro bono as an independent decision maker for the local appeals process, which gives alleged violators an opportunity to argue the validity of the $100 fines filed against them by the Mercer County-Celina City Health Department. [More]
Obituaries on October 4th, 2007
Mildred Bomholt, 80, 625 Linden Ave., Celina, died at 8:35 p.m. Oct. 2, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Evelyn Bryan, 77, 6655 Burrville Road, Celina, died at 4:10 p.m. Oct. 2, 2007, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Paul Fahncke, 98, formerly of 1320 Frahm Pike, Celina, died at 4:45 p.m. Oct. 2, 2007 at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
John "Jack" Tobin, 80, of Montezuma, died today, Oct. 4, 2007 at his residence 31 S. Canal St. in Montezuma. [More]
Local pictures on October 4th, 2007
Subscriber stories on October 4th, 2007
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the city of St. Marys in the ongoing lawsuit with the Auglaize County Commissioners over who pays the bill at the now-closed municipal landfill.
MINSTER - Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland underscored the importance of ensuring a stable and affordable energy supply during a Wednesday afternoon visit to The Minster Machine Company.
Celina city officials have launched an extensive review of elected officials' salaries that could result in some of them losing fringe benefits.
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ROCKFORD - The position of a council member who has missed the last few meetings due to surgery is secure, as council members this week approved a motion to keep his seat active.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
With the regular season down to four games going into this week, teams that still are within whistling distance of the playoffs will look to either solidify their position or inch closer to a postseason berth.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys will send two players on in district play after the Roughriders and Celina played at the Division I boy's golf sectional at Stone Ridge in Bowling Green on Wednesday.
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Celina Stadium
Last Game: Elida remained in the WBL cellar and allowed Bath to escape the cellar with a 33-7 win at Bath Stadium. ... Celina allowed 541 yards passing to Kenton in a 42-21 loss at Celina Stadium.
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Cardinals Field
Last Game: Versailles took its lumps in recording just 191 yards of offense as Marion racked up 510 in the 56-13 Flyer win. ... New Bremen picked up its first win of the Rob Messick era in beating Minster 27-6 at Memorial Field.
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Cavalier Stadium
Last Game: Minster fell to 0-6 after allowing New Bremen to pick up its first win of 2007 with a 27-6 win in the Battle of Route 66. ... Coldwater shut down Parkway's rushing attack and opened with a 28-0 lead before beating the Panthers 35-14.
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Stadium Park
Last Game: Anna took advantage of a missed PAT by St. Henry in overtime to get the 28-27 double-OT win over the Redskins. ... St. John's jumped out early, but lost a classic 29-28 OT contest to Fort Recovery when the Indians nailed a two-point conversion on their OT series.
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Booster Stadium
Last Game: Fort Recovery overcame trailing 13-0 after the first quarter to force overtime, where Greg Kahlig ran in a two-point conversion in the extra session to give the Indians a 29-28 win over St. John's. ... Marion Local scored early and often in whipping Versailles, 56-13.
Friday, 7:30 p.m. Baughman Stadium
Last Game: Wapakoneta took advantage of five Cougar turnovers denying Van Wert a chance to gain a share of the WBL lead with O-G's loss to St. Marys. ... The Roughriders scored several big touchdowns last week to knock O-G from the ranks of the WBL unbeatens with a 35-21 win at Titan Stadium.