Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Obituaries on February 10th, 2015
Sally Harting Abele, 82, Huber Heights, Dayton, passed away Feb. 9, 2015, at Hospice of Dayton, following tumor of the brain surgery. [More]
Mark C. Pfenning, 55, Troy and formerly of St. Marys, died suddenly Feb. 7, 201 [More]
Dorothy Zumberge, 80, formerly of Chickasaw, died at 4:12 p.m. Feb. 5, 2015, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Connie Finke, 80, St. Marys, died Feb. 9, 2015, at St. Rita's Medical Center, L [More]
Reba Ann Steinke, 72, St. Marys, died Feb. 8, 2015, at Vancrest of St. Marys Nu [More]
Stories on February 10th, 2015
MARIA STEIN - About 70 people showed up in opposition to Common Core at the Marion Local Schools Board of Education meeting Monday night. Several parents opted their children out of testing related to the standards.
CELINA - City council members Monday night passed first reading of legislation to borrow additional money on behalf of the Bryson Trust Fund to finalize the purchase of two lakeshore-area properties. [More]
ST. HENRY - One resident objected Monday night to village council's plan to add two $5 permissive tax levies to license plate fees.
Norman Alt said
COLDWATER - Village council members Monday night gave first reading of ordinances to charge a pair of $5 fees on license plates issued within Coldwater.
CELINA - Both a local grain mill and a company it contracted with for services have been fined several thousand dollars stemming from an explosion that seriously injured two men in September.
CELINA - The Ohio Department of Transportation this summer intends to resurface state Route 197 within the city from ain Street to Myers Road, a project that's been planned since 2003.
CELINA - City council members on Monday passed final readings of several ordinances, including legislation to pay a consultant up to $25,000 to prepare a permit application to resume dumping material on Grand Lake breakwaters and to identify potential sites for wetlands development.
ST. HENRY - While Gov. John Kasich's new plan for school funding is still in the preliminary stages, St. Henry schools officials believe the district is in good shape, even if they receive less state money.
NEW BREMEN - Village council members Monday night took the first of several steps toward reconstructing First and Washington streets.
New Bremen Village Council approved a resolution of necessity for the project. However, firm plans and cost estimates are not yet in place.
ST. MARYS - St. Marys Streets and Sidewalks Committee members plan to continue discussing the city's dog ordinance at 5:15 p.m. March 16 at the municipal building.
COLDWATER - Sarah Kanney was already having an incredible senior year.
It became 1,000 times better last week.
On Feb. 3, Kanney, a state-champ
Borgerding, McGowan, Stone among big winners
PORTLAND, Ind. - Nikki Borgerding opted for Minster's school lunch on Monday instead of her usual pre-race meal at Subway leading up to the Cavalier Invitational. [More]
Razz-Eye View
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow last week, meaning we're to have six more weeks of winter.
According to a former sports editor who lived and work
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Lima Central Catholic dominated the middle two quarters against St. Marys to pick up a 68-43 win over the Roughriders on Monday night at Herr Gymnasium.
State addresses neighbor concerns on manure, flies, wells and other issues
The Ohio Department of Agriculture has approved the necessary permits for Wilker Egg and Grain farm officials to expand from 64,447 to 317,167 layer hens and build additional structures.
Local pictures on February 10th, 2015