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Friday, September 1st, 2006
By Margie Wuebker
A proposed construction project to replace the aging Mercer County Jail has passed its first hurdle with the Ohio Bureau of Adult Detention approving phase one of the plans - with some stipulations.
Phase one is merely the first in a succession of hurdles county officials must negotiate during the coming months. This initial step spells out in written form how a new 90- to 100-bed jail will be staffed and what spaces or rooms are needed to accomplish the job. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - Celina set the tone early by attacking the goal, coming away from its annual rivalry battle with St. Marys with a 2-0 win over the Roughriders at West Elementary School in St. Marys in the first Western Buckeye League match of the season for both teams. [More]
By Randy Bruns
The Celina Bulldogs bounced back from their disappointing season opener by beating the St. Marys Roughriders on Thursday night in the volleyball edition of the Battle of Grand Lake on Thursday at the Intermediate School.
The Bulldogs were never seriously challenged, as they blew out to large early leads in all three games, winning 25-12, 25-15, and 25-13. [More]
Obituaries on September 1st, 2006
Gerald E. Berry, 84, 203 S. Walnut St., Mendon, was found dead Aug. 31, 2006, a [More]
Henry A. Evers, 76, 1180 state Route 118, St. Henry, died at 7:58 a.m. Aug. 31, 2006, at Briarwood Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Lucy Monroe Keller, 96, died Aug. 30, 2006, while a resident at Woodview Health Care Center, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Leon J. "Spike" Lechleiter, 76, 212 Hillcrest Drive, Coldwater, died at 6:20 p. [More]
Bessie S. Regedanz, 88, 1311 Frahm Pike, Celina, died the morning of Aug. 31, 2006, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Edward N. Subler, 81, of Versailles, died at 9:20 p.m. Aug. 30, 2006, at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Clare F. Winner, 93, 2 N. Lincoln Drive, Minster, died at 2:03 p.m. Aug. 31, 2006, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. She was in the home one week. [More]
Local pictures on September 1st, 2006
Subscriber only stories on September 1st, 2006
City will pay off ditch project debt
City discusses donating land to St. John Builders
Pleasing pump prices -but for how long?
Watershed group going after federal grant
Updated Fortopoly game is issued
Smith pleads guilty to other robberies
Squirrel is zapped; 224 lose power
Deputies turn up more local corn field pot
Celina Combined Services Drive goal set at $150,000
Second round of Why Catholic? program gearing up
New pastor takes over at Living Hope
WBL looks better and deeper for this season
Indians' defense frustrates Panthers
Redskins pick up easy road win over Jays