Thursday, December 31st, 2009
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Dorothy Hertenstein has no problem ringing out the old year and ringing in the new.
However, deciding which bell to ring from her extensive collection poses a definite challenge. She could use the sturdy wood-handled bell that summone [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Like the old saying goes, the third time's the charm.
After finishing runner-up behind Fort Recovery in the first two Mercer Health Holiday Classics on its home floor, Coldwater finally brought home the gold, holding off the Indians 40-39. [More]
Obituaries on December 31st, 2009
Robert Curts, 71, 06874 Cloverleaf Road, New Knoxville, died Dec. 30, 2009, at [More]
Ethan Walker Harrod was stillborn at 8:35 a.m. Dec. 30, 2009, at Wilson Hospital Birthing Center, Sidney. [More]
Dorothy Schroeder, 89, of Celina died at 6:15 p.m Dec. 30, 2009.
Arrangements [More]
Celina native Charles Robert "Charley" Woods, 64, 810 15th St., SE, Altoona, Io [More]
Local pictures on December 31st, 2009
Subscriber stories on December 31st, 2009
Port authority proposed to focus on Grand Lake
The state of Ohio is not going to solve the problems of Grand Lake, Celina Planning and Community Development Director Kent Bryan says.
"That's not going to happen," Bryan told city councilors during a meeting this week.
Two new Ohio laws going into effect Friday will force drivers to change their habits or face monetary fines. Both laws will benefit the safety of all motorists, says Celina Police Chief Dave Slusser.
After the New Year's Eve party remains are swept up, area residents getting ready to file their 2009 income taxes will find several old deductions have been taken out of mothballs.
St. MARYS - The question of limited parking in front of First Financial Banking Center has been resolved but not without protest from a next-door neighboring business.
A 20-year-old Van Wert man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he threatened a judge and other court officials and planned to blow up the Van Wert County Courthouse after being denied prison release.
A Coldwater High School senior remains in serious condition following a Tuesday afternoon traffic accident on Siegrist-Jutte Road near Coldwater.
ROCKFORD - The St. Marys Roughriders used a strong defense and found enough offense to upset the Parkway Panthers 47-29 in the championship game of the inaugural Chatt Insurance Holiday Basketball Tournament on Wednesday night at Parkway High School.
ROCKFORD - The Parkway Panthers used a stout defensive effort to defeat the Lincolnview Lancers 46-35 in the consolation game of the first Chatt Insurance Holiday Basketball Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Parkway High School.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina wrestling team ended the 2009 portion of the schedule with a solid finish at the St. John's Jesuit Invitational in Toledo on Wednesday.