Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009
By William Kincaid
A local photographer was hired as the new director of the Mercer County Board of Elections during a meeting Monday morning.
Michael Lamm, 4319 Merrill Ave., Celina, was recommended by Democrat board members Betty Cook and Mark Uhlenhake to fill the director position. [More]
Auglaize County
By Shelley Grieshop
Auglaize County authorities are now saying the death of a 25-year-old man struck by a train early Saturday morning was not a homicide.
An autopsy performed Monday on Nathan Hall of Cridersville helped police rule out homicide as the cause of death, Cridersville Police Chief John Drake said this morning. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina rounded out Western Buckeye League boys golf play with its best round of the season in beating Ottawa-Glandorf 158-172 at The Fox's Den on Monday.
The win sends Celina into Thursday's WBL Tournament at Tamarac, outside of Lima, with a 3-6 record. The Titans finish league contests at 1-8. [More]
Obituaries on September 22nd, 2009
Catherine McCristy Calloway, 94, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Sept. 21, 2009, at W [More]
Harold J. "Boots" Faller, 85, 1533 Westbury Drive, Celina, died at 9:08 p.m. Sept. 20, 2009, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Donald Hierholzer, 88, of Coldwater died Sept. 21, 2009 at St. Rita's Medical C [More]
Robert D. Luginbill, 86, of Decatur, Ind., died at 7:25 a.m. Sept. 19, 2009, at Adams Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. [More]
Anna Louise Subler, 89, of West Water Street, Versailles, died at 6.15 p.m. Sept. 20, 2009, at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Local pictures on September 22nd, 2009
Subscriber stories on September 22nd, 2009
Local manufacturers see little change in sluggish economy; Grand Lake area unemployment falls
Most local industries reported little or no increase in production in recent months despite positive forecasts from the federal government and a drop in area unemployment rates.
No details released yet; board of education still has to vote on new deal
Members of the Celina Education Association (CEA) ratified a new contract for the teachers on Monday - a second attempt at ending negotiations.
Husband is Coldwater native, his wife was a Celina native
An Allen County grand jury has indicted a 54-year-old Lima anesthesiologist and Coldwater native for aggravated murder in connection with the September 2006 death of his wife.
Celina High School
Celina High School students will be able to take both band and choir if a proposal to switch the grading periods next school year from quarters to trimesters is approved by board of education members.
Cops arrest five in two-day traffic sweep
An Interstate 75 traffic sting last week netted five arrests including an illegal alien and suspects found with drugs.
On Thursday and Friday, Augl
Minster Local Schools
MINSTER - With the implementation of House Bill I, it appears Minster Local Schools along with districts across the state will be required to offer all-day, everyday kindergarten beginning with the 2010-2011 school year.
A former Celina resident was arrested early Saturday morning after Celina Police received a request from Marion County to watch for him in connection with an assault and the theft of a vehicle from one of the victims.
Compiled by Ryan Hines
and Gary R. Rasberry
Celina completed its Western Buckeye League match slate a perfect 9-0 after shutting out Ottawa-Glandorf 5-0 on Monday. The NetDogs improve to 14-2 overall.
Trevor Plouffe's walk-off homer in the ninth inning allowed the United States to clinch the top seed of its group with a 4-3 win over Australia at the Baseball World Cup in Bologna, Italy on Monday afternoon.
Two from Mercer County, three from Auglaize will be voted on
Candidates running for election to both the Mercer County and Auglaize Farm Service Agency (FSA) local committees have been named, news releases from both county offices state.