Saturday, February 26th, 2011
Wind company pursuing land leases; many still oppose turbines
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - Jerry and Mary Lou May hope to someday look out their window and see wind turbine blades spinning.
The couple believe their farmland along Lange Road could help Ohio and the rest of the country produce the alternative energy the government seeks. [More]
Celina wins first outright league championship in 12 years
By Ryan Hines
CELINA - Forgive the Celina boys basketball team for being selfish, they weren't in the sharing mood.
The Bulldogs weren't satisfied with a share of the Western Buckeye League championship, so they went out and won it all for themselves with a 62-59 victory over Ottawa-Glandorf on Friday night at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on February 26th, 2011
Former New Knoxville resident Ruth E. Shupp, 96, died at 7:56 p.m. Feb. 24. 2011, at Auglaize Acres, Wapakoneta. [More]
Mary K. Kintsle, 63, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 8:28 a.m. Feb. 24, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Donald F. "Don" Brumbaugh, 76, of Greenville, died Feb. 25, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on February 26th, 2011
Subscriber stories on February 26th, 2011
Political turbulence in the Middle East has drivers half a world away paying more at the pump.
Gas prices jumped 25 to 30 cents in the last week as oil prices reached more than $97 a barrel. The increase has city officials scrutinizing their budgets.
CELINA - The city is getting closer to establishing the Celina Renewable Energy Center.
On council's agenda Monday night is second reading of an o
NEW KNOXVILLE - Kort Fledderjohann and the New Knoxville boys' basketball team came into Friday night's regular-season finale against St. Henry with a little trepidation.
COLDWATER - The Coldwater boys' basketball team has been suffering through an 11-game losing streak because short stretches of poor play has buried the Cavaliers.
MINSTER - The Minster Wildcats sent their seniors out in style on Friday night by vaulting past the Marion Local Flyers with a hot fourth quarter.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Fort Recovery jumped out to a big lead and never looked back as the Indians head into the postseason on a three-game winning streak after dispatchng New Bremen 47-36 on Friday night at Fort Site Fieldhouse.
Western Buckeye League Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Defiance got out to a strong start, but had to hold off a late charge by Bath to secure itself sole possession of second place in the Western Buckeye League with a 54-49 win.
State Swimming
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina boys' swimming team completed it season on Friday by picking up 10 points in the finals of the Division II state swimming championships at Branin Natatorium in Canton.