Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Obituaries on August 25th, 2011
Lucille Moorman, 86, Celina, died Aug. 24, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Stories on August 25th, 2011
GRAND LAKE - Local officials are hoping the return of the Governor's Cup Regatta this weekend after a year-long hiatus will be a boost to Grand Lake.
GRAND LAKE - Re-creating the past may be a remedy for the future of Grand Lake.
Officials are working on a plan to restore a type of wetlands destr [More]
CELINA - Two city officials are asking council to apply for a $1.2 million loan to pay for improvements to the wastewater treatment system.
NEW BREMEN - The village of New Bremen has reached a milestone providing electrical service to residents, business and industry.
Village administra
MINSTER - Victor "Vic" Baumer practices what he preaches - that volunteerism should be a way of life.
Baumer, 86, was recognized for his years of service Tuesday night by being named grand marshal for the 37th Minster Oktoberfest Parade. The event takes place at 2 p.m. Oct. 2.
ST. MARYS - The city's water department has grown in the last 100 years from serving 280 accounts with untreated water to serving 10,000 customers were treated water through a $5 million distribution system.
Three Fort Lauderdale, Fla., residents, believed to be part of the infamous Felony Lane Gang operating up and down Interstate 75, received prison sentences Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County Common Pleas Court.
MINSTER - Two adults and two children were injured in a head-on crash one mile east of the village on Wednesday afternoon.
The drivers of both vehicles, Christopher Blumenstock of Minster and Caitlin S. Gross of Sidney, were taken by emergency helicopter to Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
KETTERING - Legislators in Washington, Texas and New Jersey have all rejected adopting an official state rock song from the likes of ZZ Top, The Kingsmen and Bruce Springsteen. [More]
Last Curtain Call
Although a quarter-century has come and gone since Scott Fortkamp tugged his shoulder pad straps tightly, laced up his cleats or methodically slid into his green and white Celina Bulldogs' football uniform, the memories are right there more days than not.
Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The St. Henry girls' golf team suffered their first loss of the season after finishing second in a three-team match at The Elks on Wednesday.
Local pictures on August 25th, 2011