Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008
By Janie Southard
Those who have been longing to parasail on Grand Lake should take to the air soon because a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruling will likely end the sport locally. State park officials say if you already have a permit, use it because no further permits for parasailing will be issued. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
If Celina had anything going for itself coming into its Western Buckeye League girls soccer match against a St. Marys team that has outscored its opponents 32-1 in the first four matches of the season, one would be the Bulldogs' strong defense and the fact that St. Marys had never posted a win over the Bulldogs. [More]
Obituaries on September 3rd, 2008
Dan D. Heiser, 59, of 5499 Club Island Road, Celina, died at 6:20 a.m. Sept. 2, [More]
John W. Lockhart, 64, 909 Kimberly Drive, St. Marys, died at 7:13 a.m. Sept. 2, [More]
Frederick J. Wuebker Sr., 72, 05638 Amsterdam Road, Minster, died at 12:30 a.m. Sept. 2, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on September 3rd, 2008
Subscriber stories on September 3rd, 2008
Celina electric customers saw an increase on their utility bill for the second time this year as the Energy Acquisition Adjustment (EAA) fee spiked 13.17 percent, according to Safety Service Director Jeff Hazel.
A Celina-area man pleaded no contest Tuesday afternoon in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to charges stemming from an April 27 four-wheeler accident that claimed the life of a Celina High School junior.
MINSTER - Nicole Clune took the oath of office as a Minster village councilor Tuesday night, but it was not long before a local resident questioned the selection process that resulted in her appointment.
Mercer County commissioners agreed to hire a consultant to advise them how to upgrade the lone elevator in the county courthouse.
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Two people remain in serious condition following a high-impact crash Tuesday night in rural St. Marys that caused a pickup truck to split in half.
Compiled by Ryan Hines
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Celina suffered its first Western Buckeye League loss of the season, falling to Shawnee 3-2 at Shawnee on Tuesday.