Thursday, February 12th, 2009
Obituaries on February 12th, 2009
Tamra Sue O'Connor, 39, of Celina, died early a.m. Feb. 12, 2009, at Celina Man [More]
Henry U. Rauh, 83, 5198 Rauh Road, Fort Recovery, died at 9:25 a.m. Feb. 11, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Harold Stephenson, 94, of Celina, died Feb. 12, 2009, at The Gardens in Celina. [More]
Stories on February 12th, 2009
Hurricane force winds struck the local area Wednesday night downing trees and power poles and damaging buildings and vehicles.
No injuries were rep [More]
ST. MARYS - In view of the current economic troubles, one community member thinks the school district should look at wage cuts to show it understands local residents' struggles.
Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) technicians will be creating a topographical map of the flood plain area around Beaver Creek for 32 landowners in that area.
Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District board members Wednesday reviewed and accepted a pollution complaint involving a Fort Recovery dairy with a history of improper manure management practices.
School construction funding from state
FORT RECOVERY - Board of education members are considering a $4.3 million school construction or renovation project with financing help from the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC). [More]
School construction funding from state
NEW BREMEN - New Bremen Local Schools board of education Wednesday night decided to defer an Ohio School Facilities Commission project another year given the current state of the economy. [More]
WAPAKONETA - Funding shortfalls at the state level could have drastic eaffects on area programs that affect the health and well-being of local children.
NEW BREMEN - The New Bremen Local Schools board of education Wednesday night unanimously agreed to seek renewal of a 1 percent income tax. The resolution of necessity represents the final step in the process of placing it on the May 5 ballot.
COLDWATER - Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland's school funding proposal, particularly the portion dealing with accountability and transparency, is "a good thing," say administrators at Coldwater Exempted Village School.
Local officials expect program to provide $132 million for upgrades
Mercer County officials hope to receive a share of the $132 million in federal funds expected to be distributed to Ohio communities this year for economic development.
For the second time in three days, Celina's girls basketball team will face one of the best teams in the state.
While Tuesday's overtime loss to Crestview provided the Bulldogs with a chance to see how they stacked up against an elite team, tonight's challenge is even greater.
Passport to History
With the area gymnasiums heating up as the end of the basketball season quickly approaches, February has historically provided loads of excitement.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Wright State University-Lake Campus men's basketball team ended the regular season on Tuesday with an 85-53 win over OSU-Mansfield at the Mercer-Auglaize County Family YMCA.
Highlight Game:
The annual Backyard Battle features the top two seeds of the Division III Wapakoneta sectional after Sunday's sectional meeting.
The Redskins have
Local pictures on February 12th, 2009