Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
Local officials say they are receptive to collaboration
By Jared Mauch
ST. MARYS - City officials have reached out to Celina officials regarding a possible joint effort for clean drinking water.
Mayor Patrick McGowan on Monday told city council members he had recently sent a letter to Celina's mayor and council, proposing a water partnership and asking if they would be interested in tying Celina's lines into St. Marys' planned new treatment plant. [More]
St. Marys offers Celina possible water solution
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials say they're open to partnering with their neighbors to the east to procure drinking water for both communities after receiving a request from St. Marys Mayor Patrick McGowan.
"I do think we have to plan for the future. I'm not sure this is specifically the way to do it, but it does open up additional discussions on how we can move forward," Celina Mayor Jeff Hazel told council members at Monday night's regular meeting. [More]
By Colin Foster
MARIA STEIN - Nathan Wilker's hit put St. Marys on the scoreboard in the fifth. He then saved the day with Marion Local's making a late comeback attempt.
Wilker had a clutch two-out RBI single and came on in relief to strike out two Flyers with the bases loaded in the sixth, helping the Roughriders pull out a 3-2 victory on Senior Night Monday in Maria Stein. [More]
Obituaries on May 10th, 2016
Mark Lynn Moyer, 57, of McDonald, Pa., died Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at his home. [More]
Lynn Marie Winhoven, age 61, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016, at her residence in Celina. [More]
Local pictures on May 10th, 2016
Subscriber and paid stories on May 10th, 2016
CELINA - City councilman Mike Sovinski at Monday night's meeting scolded the planning commission, specifically member and mayor Jeff Hazel, for not providing council with necessary information regarding the panel's zoning change recommendation.
ST. MARYS - Tri Star Career Compact officials fielded a few questions from voters at the first of two informational meetings regarding the Tri Star 2.0 project.
New Bremen
NEW BREMEN - The village will likely pay more in architectural fees due to higher costs for recent building projects.
Village administrator Wayne Y
Coldwater
COLDWATER - Village officials are hoping for grant money to replace a traffic signal and some street lights.
Council members on Monday approved an
ST. HENRY - The Willow Street reconstruction project is nearly complete.
Village council members on Monday approved paying the local share of the project to the Ohio Public Works Commission.
Marion Local
MARIA STEIN - New and upgraded Marion Local Schools facilities continue to be discussed, but no decisions will be made until more research is completed.
ST. HENRY - School board members voted at Monday night's meeting to adjust salary schedules for the non-teaching staff to bring the pay into line with the agreement recently reached with the teachers.
ST. HENRY - St. Henry softball coach Kylie Huelsman said after the game that her squad had a tendency to start out slowly against teams.
That was not the case on Monday.
Monday's Local Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Bryce Langenkamp and Kyle Lochtefeld returned to Celina as WBL second doubles champions after completion of the league tournament in Lima on Monday.