High Wind Warning issued February 08 at 2:59PM EST until February 09 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of East Central Indiana and Central and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...From 7 AM to 7 PM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
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Monday, January 7th, 2008
By William Kincaid
A new Sonic restaurant should be up and ready to serve its burgers, coneys, shakes and more in Celina by mid-June, according to Celina Mayor Sharon LaRue.
The drive-in, fastfood restaurant plans to build on the Harbor Square outlot east of the Murphy's Gas Station. Plans also are moving forward for more retailers in the square along Havemann Road, developers said this morning. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
FORT RECOVERY - A night after suffering a tough loss to undefeated New Knoxville, Fort Recovery looked to rebound against another strong team in Houston.
The Indians went up big early, only to have the Wildcats come back and make a game of it.
It took two extra sessions before a late score by Dan Estes allowed Houston to escape Fort Site Fieldhouse with a 65-63 double-overtime win on Hall of Fame Night at Fort Recovery. [More]
Obituaries on January 7th, 2008
Steve Bailey, 77, 616 W. Jay St., St. Marys, died at 12:50 a.m. Jan. 5, 2008, at his daughter's home in Sidney. [More]
Roy Andrew "Andy" Clayton, 65, of Spencerville, and formerly of Earle, Ark., died at 3:25 a.m. Jan. 6, 2008, at his home following an extended illness. [More]
Celina native and former Fort Recovery resident Dianne M. Gaerke, 61, of Troy, died Jan. 2, 2008, at her home. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Former Mercer resident Joan E. Kimmel, 85, of Dublin, died Jan. 6, 2008, at Whetstone Care Center, Columbus. [More]
Ethel R. Racine, 92, formerly of 1100 Myers Road, Celina, died at 2:35 p.m. Jan. 6, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on January 7th, 2008
Subscriber stories on January 7th, 2008
Weather service predicts cold and snow may be just around corner, however
We're having a brief heat wave to help shake off those midwinter blues.
After several weeks of snow-covered ground, the Grand Lake area is currently being treated to record-breaking temperatures that will climb to the lower 60s today and upper 50s on Tuesday.
Two area schools have received bronze awards on U.S. News & World Report's best high schools list from a pool of almost 19,000 high schools nationwide.
Christian Hawkins, son of Scott and Anna Hawkins, Celina, left photo, has the honor of being the 2008 New Year's baby for Mercer County.
He was bor
The Lake Improvement Association (LIA) will no longer hold Lake Restoration Committee meetings since the nonprofit group has aligned its goals with the local watershed action plan, members learned during their meeting Saturday.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry jumped out to a 22-6 lead and never looked back in improving to 10-1 on the season with a 69-37 win over Tri-Village at Redskin Gymnasium on Saturday night. The Patriots drop to 8-3 on the season.