Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
By Nancy Allen
The oppressive heat this week has farmers keeping an eye on their animals.
The situation isn't critical yet but it is a concern, local farmers and ag officials say.
Carl Link, general production manager at Cooper Farms in Fort Recovery, said hogs are doing alright, but turkeys are feeling the stress. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
NEW BREMEN - Village officials are asking New Bremen residents to voluntarily curtail water use to avoid depletion of the town's wells.
Mayor Jeff Pape on Tuesday issued an immediate water use advisory for drinking water because dry weather conditions have driven water usage 33 percent above the normal levels for July. [More]
Obituaries on July 20th, 2011
Robert Hegemier, 88, St. Marys, died July 19, 2011.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. [More]
Archie A. Dupont, 72, St. Marys, died at 5:16 a.m. July 17, 2011, in the emergency department at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
James D. Davis, Celina, died July 19, 2011, at his residence on Grand Lake.
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Former Celina resident Antionette Schoch, 89, died July 19, 2011, in St. Louis, Mo. [More]
John J. Hinders, 86, Celina, died July 19, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Larry J. Goffena, 71, Coldwater, died at 8:31 p.m. July 18, 2011, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on July 20th, 2011
Subscriber and paid stories on July 20th, 2011
CELINA - The next mayor of Celina may have to pay a portion of his health insurance.
City council's personnel and finance committee met Tuesday night to discuss compensation and benefits of elected officials.
Some species are meant to be nocturnal: owls, possums, raccoons and even the western woolly lemur - but are humans?
While the majority of the population is going to bed, some people are just starting their work day. The schedule known as the graveyard shift can be difficult on a person's health.
MINSTER - A mobile home park owner said no to a proposal to trade land for village water service.
Village officials then said no to providing water to the park.
CELINA - The city needs to develop a long-term plan for its multiple properties and buildings, council members agree.
Council's buildings and groun
ST. HENRY - A group of residents opposed to installing sidewalks in front of their homes may have another year to get the work done.
Village counci
ROCKFORD - The village on July 28 will receive a Community Development Block Grant award for the best use of past grant money in a neighborhood revitalization project.
CELINA - The location is old, but everything else is new from plumbing to menu at C-Town Wings in downtown Celina.
"We did a total rebuild, down to the floor boards," owner Kerry Roberts said.
CELINA - Grand Lake's pitchers did their best to keep Southern Ohio off the scoreboard, but unfortunately the Mariners' offense had struggles with the Copperheads' hurlers.