Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Celina council members reject proposed legislation
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City council members killed an ordinance on Monday night that would have allowed citizens to shoot nuisance animals in Celina if permission was secured from state or federal authorities and city officials.
After a lengthy discussion, including counsel from city law director George Moore, council members unanimously voted against the proposed legislation on its final reading. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
CELINA - Wright State University-Lake Campus Dean Bonnie Mathies will retire at the end of the upcoming school year.
Mathies, who was named interim dean in June 2010 and took over the position permanently in April 2011, today said this will be her last year with the university. For now, she is focusing on the upcoming year. [More]
Obituaries on July 29th, 2014
Richard L. Loughridge, 81, Celina, passed away at 1:55 a.m. July 28, 2014, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Theresa M. Case, 80, St. Marys, died at 12:10 a.m. July 27, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. [More]
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Subscriber stories on July 29th, 2014
WAPAKONETA - Learning while having fun is a large part of the Auglaize County Fair.
About 30 children laughed and giggled in the Center of Science and Industry tent on Monday afternoon as demonstrators Jordan Rader and Tyler Fox sent a rocket high into the air via some liquid nitrogen.
ST. MARYS - City officials are considering reallocating part of the 1 percent income tax to help the struggling general fund.
Council members on Mo
CELINA - The development of three softball fields at Westview Park and the completion of the West Bank walkway are expected to start next month.
COLDWATER - Traffic signs and signals will change at two intersections in town due to a relocation of the school district's fleet of buses.
A Celina motorcyclist was arrested Sunday night for his fifth charge of operating a vehicle under the influence since June 2013.
Jeremy Link, 32, 201 E. Forest St., was arrested following an 8:49 p.m. accident at the intersection of U.S. 127 and state Route 703.
ST. HENRY - Council members during Monday's meeting passed the second reading of a resolution to construct sidewalks or driveway approaches on nine properties in the village.
     Eli Wolf has dreams of playing college football in front of thousands of fans one day.
The Minster senior will get that chance soon enough.
Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Postseason Honors
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
The coaches of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League finalized their All-League teams and postseason honors on Monday.