Monday, May 3rd, 2010
By Nancy Allen
Buoyed by recent donations totaling $75,000 from two area agricultural businesses, the Grand Lake Restoration Initiative has collected almost $450,000 to test sediment removal technology in the lake.
Fundraising chairman Milt Miller announced at Saturday's meeting of the nonprofit Lake Improvement Association (LIA) that Cooper Family Foundation, affiliated with Cooper Farms, donated $50,000, and Advanced Agri-Solutions Cooperative donated $25,000. [More]
Cardinal Invitational
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW BREMEN - With conference track meets coming up in just over a week, area teams gathered at Cardinal Field in New Bremen for the 10th annual Cardinal Invitational.
While Northwest Conference power Spencerville picked up the first place trophies for both boys and girls, area teams fared well. Marion Local took second in the girls while the host Cardinals took runner-up to the Bearcats in the boys. St. Marys swept the third-place finishes in both boys and girls. [More]
Obituaries on May 3rd, 2010
Kenneth E. "Gene" Ford, 88, 3309 Wild Cherry Ave., Celina, died at 10:10 a.m. May 2, 2010, at Celina Manor. [More]
Robert A. Mertz, 82, 4050 North Star- Fort Loramie Road, New Weston, died at 11:50 a.m. May 2, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Dennis D. Schwieterman, 73, 380 Dull Road, St. Henry, died May 1, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. [More]
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It was a tough winter for Ohio's honeybees.
State agriculture officials estimate 50 to 70 percent of hives kept by beekeepers died. Some believe it is due to bees stressed from being overworked, overexposed to agricultural sprays and underfed.
Many questioned on apparent teacher drugging
The investigation into the apparent drugging of a Celina Alternative Learning Center teacher is continuing as police and school officials work to identify the person or persons responsible.
Pullman Bay Park
CELINA - Work on the new entrance to Celina's Pullman Bay Park should be completed sometime next month, Celina Safety Service Director Rick Bachelor said.
Celina Police continue to investigate the theft and subsequent recovery of high-tech equipment valued at approximately $17,000.
According to Chief
The Daily Standard
Daily Standard reporter Shelley Grieshop was recognized as one of the best news writers in Ohio at Sunday's annual Associated Press Society of Ohio newspaper competition in Columbus.
FORT RECOVERY - Mark Mattraw admitted that the University of Toledo really wasn't on his radar.
But his attendance at a Rocket camp put the UT coaching staff onto the Fort Recovery offensive lineman.
Weekend Sports Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina track team finished with a pair of fourth-place finishes at the Golden Bear Invitational in Bryan on Saturday.