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Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006
By Nancy Allen
A public forum to identify concerns about Grand Lake and gather community consensus on what to do about them will be held Aug. 23.
The event - billed as a lake summit - is being organized by State Rep. Keith Faber, R-Celina, and Mercer County commissioners. It will be held 9 a.m.-noon at Wright State University-Lake Campus, announced Commissioner Jim Zehringer during Tuesday's monthly agriculture breakfast in Celina. [More]
By Timothy Cox
Mercer County will not be getting a needed communications tower in St. Henry, but still will reap the benefits of nearly $86,000 in grant money from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
County commissioners on Tuesday approved spending the money for several different projects, all of them communications-based. Commissioners acted on a recommendation from the county's terrorism task force, which oversees the federal grant money. [More]
Kupillas is the leader in four pitching categories
By Gary R. Rasberry
The regular season ended and the Grand Lake Mariners are well represented on the final Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League leaders list.
Nowhere are the Mariners more well-represented than in the pitching, where Chris Kupillas led four categories [More]
Obituaries on August 2nd, 2006
Teri L. Henline, 47, 1361/2 W. Spring St., St. Marys, died at 11:10 p.m. Aug. 1 [More]
Harold M. Lefeld, 82, 504 S. Third St., Coldwater, died at 6:05 a.m. Aug. 1, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Velma H. Wolters, 64, 177 Heitkamp Road, Minster, died at 11:05 p.m. July 31, 2006, at her residence. She was ill for the past year. [More]
Local pictures on August 2nd, 2006
Subscriber only stories on August 2nd, 2006
Pets strut their stuff at fair
EPA agreement holds up sale of land parcel
Reason for sewer lift station problem not yet determined
County commissioners approve annexation
Shanes Park to accommodate school softball, baseball teams next year
Thieves strike the south side of lake
Realtor: lake condos good for the entire area
Japanese guests tour local businesses