Wednesday, January 7th, 2009
By William Kincaid
A plan to build a $50,000 skateboard park in Celina may be upgraded to a $250,000 concrete park along Lake Shore Drive.
Celina City Council's park and recreation committee met on Tuesday night to offer their support for creating a park and to discuss possible long-term plans. [More]
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Pay yourself first. Get yourself into your monthly budget right along with the electric bill, mortgage payment, telephone bill, and whatever else you routinely pay.
"The economy is tough right now, but you can still gain at least a little bit. Pay yourself whatever you can no matter how small. Even a dollar a day will help you in the long term," said Tanya Temple, branch sales manager at Three Rivers Federal Credit Union in St. Marys. [More]
Obituaries on January 7th, 2009
Lawrence W. Davis, 77, of St. Marys, died Jan. 5, 2009, at the Golden Living Ce [More]
Celina native Christian J. "Chris" Hagen, 57, of Jenison, Mich., died Jan. 5, 2009, in Michigan. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Gary L. Liette, 61, 02561 Greenville Road, St. Marys, died at 10:26 p.m. Jan. 5 [More]
Merle Marie Stueve, 93, of Walnut Creek, Calif., died at 8:23 p.m. Dec. 30, 2008, at The Chateau at Poets Corner, Pleasant Hill, Calif. [More]
Norbert B. Tumbusch, 78, 638 W. Anthony St., Celina, died Jan. 6, 2009, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on January 7th, 2009
Subscriber stories on January 7th, 2009
Mercer County commissioners are seeking bids for bridge materials for 11 projects slated for later this year.
The bridges to be worked on are locat
MINSTER - Councilors reviewed a yearly reliability report Tuesday night showing there were 44 electrical outages in the village - 10 of them planned - during 2008.
MINSTER - Village councilors Tuesday night accepted a bid for construction of a baby pool but then decided to wait for new budget figures before taking the plunge.
MARIA STEIN - For three quarters, Marion Local was able to keep up the pressure on defense against Lehman, only to see the Cavaliers come up with clutch plays in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 48-36 non-conference win over the Flyers at The Hangar on Tuesday night.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina wrestling team ran into a buzzsaw known as the Wapakoneta Redskins as the MatDogs lost their second Western Buckeye League dual match of the season by a 39-14 margin at Wapakoneta High School on Tuesday night.
Popping pills for any and all bodily ailments is not the ideal answer, one Celina businesswoman believes.
Angel DeLong, proprietor of Wellness to t