Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
Local farmers begin bean, corn harvest weeks ahead; financial gain possible
By Nancy Allen
Area farmers have begun harvesting corn and soybeans about two to three weeks early and the timetable may be financially beneficial.
Low moisture content in the crops will save growers money in drying costs and market prices are higher than normal right now, local ag officials say. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - What a difference a year makes.
Last year, people waited in long lines at schools and other public places to get H1N1 flu vaccines. This year's "all in one" dose - with protection from H1N1 flu and two other strains of seasonal flu - is expected to be plentiful. [More]
Obituaries on September 15th, 2010
Jarrett L. Fowler, 14, St. Marys, died Sept. 14, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic. [More]
Norma O. Now, 68, Celina, died at 1:25 a.m. Sept. 14, 2010, at the Triumph Heal [More]
Steven Casad, 64, St. Marys, died Sept. 12, 2010, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. [More]
Carol A. Batch, 63, St. Marys, died Sept. 11, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on September 15th, 2010
Subscriber stories on September 15th, 2010
ROCKFORD - Parkway will partner with MAC Online this year, becoming one of six area schools piloting this new concept heavy on student and community participation.
ST. HENRY - Trial dates for a 46-year-old St. Henry woman charged in the July 2008 death of an infant in her care have been pushed back to early next year at the request of her attorneys. They need more time to consult with scientific, medical and forensic experts, court records say.
CELINA - After a year of planning, Cheryl Ann associates can enjoy a trickling three-tiered waterfall over flagstone and into a pool with water lilies.
CELINA - Three acts of vandalism occurred over the weekend at Celina City Schools and a nearby business.
A fluorescent pink swastika was painted on
FORT RECOVERY - School board members are considering adopting a new policy that would allow a club sport to apply for varsity status.
The subject w
Mercer County commissioners are seeking grass mowing services for two parks and the county-owned Celina-Coldwater bike path.
Bids for the service at Bunge Park, Eden Haven Park and the bike path will be opened Oct. 14 at the commissioner's office in the Central Services Building in Celina.
NEW BREMEN - Representatives of the New Bremen Historic Association came to Tuesday's village council meeting with an offer officials could not refuse.
Coldwater schools
COLDWATER - Coldwater school board members on Tuesday waived participating in the body mass index (BMI) screening program, part of Senate Bill 210, known as the Healthy Choices for Healthy Children Act. The bill, signed into law in June, became effective in September.
ST. MARYS - A Bit of Nature Floral Designs offers a variety of specialties as well as traditional florist services.
The new business at 211 E. Spri
Wilson scores game-winner for Roughriders with just 12 seconds left in rivalry matchup
ST. MARYS - Just when it looked like the Celina and St. Marys boys soccer teams would match the 1-1 draw that the Roughrider and Bulldog girls teams ended with on Monday evening, Ben Wilson turned a tie into a win for the Blue and Gold.
ST. MARYS - The Minster Wildcats, playing their third match in four days, went on the road Tuesday night and came home with a 25-20, 25-17, 25-17 nonconference win over the St. Marys Roughriders at the new Memorial High School.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina volleyball team improved to 6-3 on the season, but needed five sets and extra points to come out of Darke County with a win over Versailles on Tuesday night.