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Wednesday, October 4th, 2006
By Nancy Allen
Local politicians running for office in November all agreed that environmental issues associated with manure management and the loss of family farms are the main agricultural challenges in Mercer County for the next five years.
Speaking during the monthly Mercer County agriculture breakfast on Tuesday was State Rep. Keith Faber, R-Celina, the incumbent for the 77th District seat. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Towing vehicles across the countryside is a big part of Julius Hierholzer's bread and butter, and the recent drop in gas prices have made him a happy man.
Hierholzer, owner of Hierholzer Garage and Towing in Burkettsville, has three tow trucks that travel about 6,000 miles each month burning a healthy share of diesel. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Celina completed the home portion of its girls soccer season in style with a 3-0 win over Defiance at the Soccer Stadium to go to 11-2-1 on the season and 6-1 in the Western Buckeye League. Defiance drops to 3-4 in the WBL.
The night was a perfect sendoff for the seven Celina seniors - Sarah Ausland, Jess Walls, Amy Niekamp, Amanda Schmitt, Kylie Temple and Laura Kuhn - as Celina played solid soccer on both sides of the field. [More]
Obituaries on October 4th, 2006
Emma Frances Creager, 92, formerly of 7871 state Route 219, Celina, died at 9:15 p.m. Oct. 2, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Harold P. Jones, 83, of Greenville, died Oct. 2, 2006, at Veterans Administration Hospice, Dayton. [More]
Ruth Lavon Leininger, 81, of Rockford, died Oct. 2, 2006, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind., where she had been a patient. [More]
Bob Rosengarten, 5300 Winding Way, Celina, died Oct. 3, 2006, at his residence. [More]
William A. Sewell Jr., 86, 122 S. Walnut St., New Bremen, died at 11:50 a.m. Se [More]
Celina native James Walter Sibert, 69, of Colorado, died the evening of Sept. 25, 2006, at Pikes Peak Care Center, Colorado Springs, Colo. [More]
Local pictures on October 4th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on October 4th, 2006
Street project plans near completion
Celina man arrested for firearm charges
Meters updated
Village still seeking land for industrial park
Citizens urged to complete survey to leverage grant
Corporation's organization almost done
Engineer says new water tower needed
Bulldogs set up big showdown with victory
Celina girls golf advances to district
Shawnee cruises past St. Marys in three