Friday, October 2nd, 2009
By William Kincaid
A standoff between teachers and board of education members at Celina City Schools over a new salary ended Thursday afternoon, as board of education members approved an agreement with the Celina Education Association (CEA).
The unanimous approval was given during a special board meeting. CEA members had ratified the same agreement on Sept. 21. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Support is building behind Ohio Issue II, which if passed by voters in November, would form a 13-member Livestock Care Standards board, but more work is needed to get the word out, especially to those in big cities, an area ag officials said.
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By Ryan Hines
The Shawnee volleyball team almost ended Celina's impressive streak of consecutive three-game wins in Western Buckeye League play, but the Bulldogs answered the Indians' challenge.
Celina rolled to easy victories in the first two games, 25-8 and 25-15, and then rallied from a 10-point deficit in game three for a 27-25 triumph. [More]
Obituaries on October 2nd, 2009
Timothy Allen Rutledge, 61, of Stryker, died Oct. 1, 2009 at Fulton County Health Center, Wauseon. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Local pictures on October 2nd, 2009
Subscriber stories on October 2nd, 2009
Ohio seeing widespread H1N1 cases
Kindergarten classes at an area Catholic school were closed today after half the students were reported absent on Thursday due to the flu.
The new Multi-Agency Radio Communications System, more commonly known as MARCS, will be in operation soon by law enforcement, fire departments and rescue squads throughout Mercer County. It replaces the old analogue system that has experienced problems in the past.
Funding would target training for health care work for the unemployed
A local agency that provides job services to area residents hopes to share in a $5 million stimulus award to promote health care careers for the unemployed.
A new trial date has been set in the case of a 60-year-old Celina man facing multiple charges stemming from the drug-related death of a local woman.
A 24-year-old Celina man remains incarcerated following his arrest for breaking and entering at a local fast food restaurant.
Dean W. Jons, 126 Leona St., allegedly entered Taco Bell, 535 E. Market St., on July 15 after smashing out the customer entrance door on the east side of the building.
Volunteers from two Auglaize County Catholic parishes are working on a Christmas project to raise money for needy families in the area.
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Celina can take WBL crown outright on Monday against Bath
ELIDA - After a wild Monday night of action, Thursday's Celina-Elida Western Buckeye League girls soccer battle went from a battle for sole possession for first place to a chance for Celina to clinch at least part of the WBL title.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina's chances to win an outright Western Buckeye League girls tennis title hit a rough patch after just one singles player and both doubles teams advanced to Saturday's semifinals of the WBL Tennis Tournament held at the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Minster won the opening salvo against perennial tournament foe Lima Central Catholic, winning the Division III boys golf sectional tournament on Thursday at Hawthorne Hills with a stellar round of 291, which tied the school record for 18 holes.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Marion Local maintained its perfect record on the season, dispatching New Knoxville in three games on Thursday night at Ranger Gymnasium. The Flyers go to 15-0 with scores of 25-12, 25-9 and 25-15.
When the Eldora Speedway public address announcer says the name "Haudenschild," the fans spring to attention.
Wooster's Jac Haudenschild has thrilled the fans of the Darke County speedway for more than three decades but is certainly in the closing laps of his Hall of Fame career.
ST. HENRY - As most folks in the area know, to win a sporting event of any kind on the road in the Midwest Athletic Conference, a team needs to play with poise and come up with big plays, not only from you star players, but also have other players step up their game.