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Friday, August 11th, 2006
By Timothy Cox
Celina city administration officials are seeking to raise water rates by more than 30 percent to maintain existing water plant operations.
Further rate increases could be implemented before the full 30 percent increase fully takes effect. The additional increases are necessary, they say, to pay for new facilities to be built to bring the city's water into compliance with Ohio EPA regulations. [More]
By William Kincaid
COLDWATER - The Coldwater Exempted Village School board of education finally approved the Tri Star agreement Tuesday night after debating the school's role in the program's future for over half-a-year.
But both board members and Superintendent Rich Seas say they have no intention of ending the hard-hitting questions they have posed to Tri Star over the last six months. Coldwater is the last school to sign the agreement. [More]
Obituaries on August 11th, 2006
Richard H. Bruggeman, 71, 8561 state Route 119, Maria Stein, died at 2:15 a.m. [More]
Loren S. Levi, 69, of Connersville, Ind., died Aug. 9, 2006, at his residence. [More]
A graveside service for Ruth Joan Sickles slated for Saturday, at Spring Hill C [More]
Local pictures on August 11th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on August 11th, 2006
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