Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
St. Marys schools
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - An investigation into a possible ethics violation for school board member Brian Little has been dismissed.
The Ohio Ethics Commission in November began an investigation over conflict of interest after Little recommended the higher of two bids for snow plow services from a company he had worked for part time. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - New Bremen Planning Commission members Monday night approved the creation of a R-C Transitional District that would allow certain neighborhood businesses in residential areas along Washington Street (state Route 66).
The matter now heads to village council for final consideration. Village administrator Wayne York said the process will include a public hearing to give residents an opportunity to comment. [More]
Obituaries on February 5th, 2013
Carolyn D. Phillips, 60, Celina, died of natural causes at 12:15 a.m. Feb. 2, 2013, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Doris (Muhlenkamp) Moeller, 87, Celina, passed away at 2:12 p.m. Feb. 3, 2013, at the Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Charles L. Blair, 79, Van Wert, died at 4:10 a.m. Feb. 2, 2013, after a long illness at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Ruth L. Buckloh, 100, Coldwater, passed away at 5:03 a.m. Feb. 4, 2013, at The Gardens at Celina. [More]
Wanda L. Schneidt, 86, Goodland, Ind., died at 3:45 a.m. Feb. 2, 2013, at Jasper County Hospital Alternacare, Rensselaer, Ind. [More]
Kenneth J. Short, 75, Celina, died at 12:55 p.m. Feb. 5, 2013, at his home.
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Subscriber stories on February 5th, 2013
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CELINA - Board members approved their first wave of retirements, which includes assistant superintendent Kevin Mast, during a special meeting Monday.
ST. MARYS - School board buildings and grounds committee members on Monday had their first look at the 2013 wish list for permanent improvement projects.
NEPTUNE - A traffic stop on U.S. 33 on Friday night led to the arrest of four men for allegedly possessing Ecstasy pills and a loaded handgun.
Beginning today, county Farm Service Agency offices will issue price support payments to dairy farmers enrolled in USDA's Milk Income Loss Contract program.
Roughriders shoot just 16 percent from the field
ST. MARYS - A cold shooting night put St. Marys' girls basketball team into an early hole and the Roughriders lost to Greenville 43-29 on Monday night at Murotech Court in St. Marys.