Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
Kraig Noble saluted for 40 years service
By Tom Millhouse
ST. MARYS - An additional $1 million grant has been secured to help cover the cost of the proposed pedestrian bridge across U.S. 33 to the middle/high school campus, city council members learned on Monday.
In a short but busy meeting, councilors also bid adieu to outgoing law director Kraig Noble, who wrapped up 40 years of service to the city, and approved this year's budget with appropriations totaling just over $52.28 million. [More]
Organizers to end celebration known for fireworks
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Organizers agreed to end the patriotic-themed Freedom Days celebration, a three-day festival that had been held annually since 2004 in conjunction with the Fourth of July holiday at Celina's Lakeshore Park.
Representatives from the organizing clubs - Celina's American Legion, Eagles, Moose and VFW - gathered last month and decided to discontinue the event due to rising expenses, diminished donations and declining interest, festival chairman Bob Howell told the newspaper. [More]
Obituaries on January 14th, 2020
Hazen Davis, age 84, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Gardens of Celina with his family by his side. [More]
Thomas H. Hevlin, 93, of Saint Marys, and a resident of The Laurels at Shane Hill, Rockford, died 6:30 A.M. Sunday, January 12, 2020, at the Laurels. [More]
Will Dean Holland, 61, of Saint Marys, and formerly of Decatur, Alabama, died 4:42 A.M. Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, Ohio. [More]
John F. Kennedy, 56, of Saint Marys, died 6:30 A.M. Saturday, January 11, 2020, at his residence, following a long illness. [More]
David Alan Pease 50, formerly of Coldwater, Ohio died at 5:03 a.m. December 19, 2019 at Port Saint Lucie Hospital, Port Saint Lucie, Fl. [More]
Jeannine Schwarck, formerly of Montezuma, died on Jan. 11, 2020, at her residen [More]
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Subscriber only stories on January 14th, 2020
City to proceed with Market Street reconstruction
Celina dean appointed interim assistant principal
10 indicted on drug charges
Lomakin appointed to New Bremen council
St. Henry council talks tax abatement
Energy audit: Minster district could save more than $26,000
Outgoing Coldwater mayor Joe Knapschaefer offers his thanks
Flyers fall for 1st time
Frilling gets honor from UAA