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Tuesday, August 29th, 2006
By Timothy Cox
Water rates will rise 21 percent in Celina over the next six months after Celina City Council members finalized their plans for an increase at Monday's meeting.
A second phase of increases is expected after a formal cost study and when construction estimates come in for planned improvements to the water system. The next round of increases is expected in the spring. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Damage was reported Monday night in rural St. Henry and in the village of New Knoxville after a slow-moving storm brought high winds and dumped several inches of rain throughout the Grand Lake area.
Sirens sounded in six Mercer County communities Monday night as cloud rotations threatened to produce tornadoes, said Monte Diegel, county 911 coordinator. [More]
Obituaries on August 29th, 2006
Kimberly Honigford, 11, 1190 Wildwood Circle, Delphos, died at 10:55 p.m Aug. 26, 2006, at Children's Medical Center, Dayton, following a sudden illness. [More]
Eugene W. Howe, 78, 199 Walnut St., New Knoxville, died at 1:55 a.m. Aug. 28, 2006, at Wapakoneta Manor. [More]
Jerome H. Wellman, 82, 6534 North 700 East, Bryant, Ind., died early morning Aug. 28, 2006, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on August 29th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on August 29th, 2006
Projects to get state funding
Developer gets half of what he requested
Officials investigate possible overdose
Shutting the door on public
Hoping to play the blues in St. Marys
Supreme Court to review who pays landfill costs
Service fees may change
USDA predicting record statewide corn harvest
Kaup reaches digs milestone for Orange
Celina tennis still unbeaten overall