Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
Grand Lake Warehousing
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Council members on Monday night approved first reading of an ordinance to issue a $100,232 loan from the city's revolving loan fund to Rob Kraner to finance the purchase of 12.59 acres of city land in the Grand Lake Industrial Park.
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Accident, alleged assault also under investigation
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - A 10-year veteran of the St. Marys Police Department has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OVI) following a minor traffic accident early Sunday morning. Following the accident deputies were called to the officer's residence on a possible assault. Both incidents are under investigation. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - When Grand Lake and Xenia have gotten together so far this season, nine innings have just not been enough.
Unfortunately for the Mariners, none of the extra-inning finishes have been happy.
The Scouts scored one run in the top of the 10th inning to beat the Mariners, 6-5, in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League action at Jim Hoess Field on Monday night. [More]
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Location, location, location - the motto for more than Realtors by lake
GRAND LAKE - A new, frothy and foul-smelling blue-green algae in Grand Lake is causing hardship for some businesses others are doing all right. It all comes down to location and wind direction.
CELINA - City council members took another step toward putting an income tax increase levy on the November election ballot Monday night.
Second rea
ST. MARYS - Grand Lake is in crisis and one city council member wants involvement from state and federal officials.
"I can smell the lake from my h
MARIA STEIN - An update on sewer installation was presented when the Marion Community Development Organization (MCDO) held its June meeting. The work is currently on schedule despite rainy weather.
COLDWATER - Village council members purchased a 0.197-acre lot at the edge of the Coldwater-Celina Bike Path after a lengthy executive session Monday evening.
Investigations by the Grand Lake Drug Task Force have resulted in the indictments of three people on various drug charges.
Shannon M. Hudson, 38, P
ROCKFORD - And the Community Days Reverse Raffle grand prize of $3,000 goes to - eight employees of Peoples Bank Rockford Branch.
The group had been jointly contributing to the $50 ticket for many years although no one could remember just how long. It was the first year they've won anything.
COLDWATER - Jocelyn Staugler is happy to be heading to Heidelberg College this fall as the Coldwater distance runner will participate in the 'Berg track and cross country programs.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina improved to 11-6 this summer with a 4-0 ACME baseball win over Crestview on Monday night.
The game, originally listed as being played at Convoy, was actually played at Montgomery Field in Celina.
Mercer, Auglaize
Nominations are being accepted for one open seat on each of the Farm Service Agency (FSA) committees in Mercer and Auglaize counties.
Each committee is made up of three members each serving a three-year term.