Tuesday, July 18th, 2006
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Officials at Minster Local Schools have cooked up some tasty surprises in the cafeteria for the 2006-2007 school year, including getting some hired help from students.
In addition to new items on the menu, Superintendent Gayl Ray told board of education members Monday night the cost-cutting measures being implemented in the department will save approximately $9,000. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Success has been steady in the two years of the Mercer County Cougars.
The Interstate Football League team has gone 19-6 in its first two seasons, making at least the conference finals each season with a runner-up finish in the IFL title game the first season. [More]
Obituaries on July 18th, 2006
Harold F. Barhorst, 77, of E. Sixth St., Minster, died at 9:30 a.m. July 17, 2006, at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Pauline M. Busse, 99, of West Fourth St., Minster, died at 6 p.m. July 16, 2006, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Lois E. Dufur, 75, 3601 state Route 703, Celina, died at 7:05 a.m. July 17, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Fort Recovery native Aurelia "Rela" Ruth Grieshop, 93, died July 14, 2006, in Hopkinton, Iowa, where she had been a resident since 2003. [More]
Raymond B. Heilers, 89, of Anna, died late the evening of July 17, 2006, at Her [More]
Gertrude S. Miller, 87, of East Livingston St., Celina, died at 7:50 a.m. July 17, 2006, at Celina Manor. [More]
Aspasia Moucoulis, 79, of Ann Arbor, Mich., died July 16, 2006, at The Laurels [More]
Local pictures on July 18th, 2006
Subscriber stories on July 18th, 2006
Bruce Boley was named athletic director by unanimous vote at the Celina board of education meeting Monday evening.
In accepting the position, Boley will no longer coach any sport at the school.
FORT RECOVERY - Village Council on Monday night approved a real estate tax replacement levy for the November ballot.
This levy will be the same 2.5
MINSTER - "What constitutes an A?" That is something officials at Minster Local Schools are considering.
Superintendent Gayl Ray told board members
Conservation practices to keep excess nutrients and sediment out of the lake are the best way to clean up Grand Lake, but Celina's drinking water still needs fixing first, a city official said.
FORT RECOVERY - By rebidding the Fremont Street construction project, the village will save $10,000, council learned Monday night.
Council chose to
ST. HENRY - Bus routes for the 2006-2007 school year have been consolidated to offset the loss of bus driver Cathy Wenning, who retired, according to St. Henry Consolidated Local Super-intendent Rod Moorman.
A Sidney man has been sentenced to one year in jail in connection with an Oct. 8, 2005, traffic accident that claimed the lives of two people, including a Coldwater man.