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Wednesday, September 13th, 2006
By Timothy Cox
Celina city officials are moving forward with plans to go through a legal process to dispel lingering legal questions about a proposed lakefront walkway.
City council members this week approved first reading of an ordinance to initiate legal proceedings on whether the city can borrow against a tax increment finance (TIF) district to pay for the $2 million project, parts of which lie outside the TIF area. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - Several new vaccines soon will be available at the Auglaize County Health Department to protect the public from various illnesses.
One of the vaccines is Gardasil, a drug recently approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, which can prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus that can lead to cervical cancer. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ST. HENRY - As most local volleyball fans know the perennial power the St. Henry Redskins have stumbled out of the gates to start the 2006 season losing five of the first nine, albeit four of the five losses have come against Division I teams.
During a practice session last Saturday morning, Redskins boss Lori Schwieterman and her charges looked at the schedule and decided if they were going to make something out of the season they would have to start now. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ANNA - With both teams undefeated and ranked number one in their respective divisions, the Marion Local-Anna volleyball match on Tuesday had the makings of an all-out barnburner.
Instead, in a period of an hour and nine minutes, the Rockets dominated the game, beating the Flyers in three straight games to get the win. [More]
Obituaries on September 13th, 2006
Derrell "Ted" Franklin, 96, of Fort Recovery, died at 6 p.m. Sept. 11, 2006, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Lucy M. Hoelscher, 92, of Celina, died the evening of Sept. 12, 2006, at Celina [More]
Everett F. Jump, 88, 1017 Edward St., St. Marys, died at 11:43 a.m. Sept. 12, 2006, at Wapakoneta Manor. [More]
Coldwater native Karen Ann Kremer, 46, Anne Grady Center, Holland, Ohio, died Sept. 11, 2006, at the center. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Alice A. Tobin, 78, 31 S. Canal St., Montezuma, died Sept. 11, 2006, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on September 13th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on September 13th, 2006
Burial customs began with fears
EPA approves low-interest loan for sewer extension
Death certificates to be computerized
Six minor citations issued to Auglaize County group home
Go ahead for extended dredging OKed
Council seeks new ways to find funds for proposed park project
Coordinator happy with new all-day kindergarten class results
Coldwater schools to pay for floor work
Mercer commissioners asked to urge other counties to join yard sale
Business' cleaning products friendly to the environment
St. Henry girls golf stays strong
Minster cruises to win in three