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Wednesday, December 20th, 2006
Otis to close Celina office at beginning of 2007
By Margie Wuebker
Still practicing medicine at 93 years old, Dr. James J. Otis of Celina reminisces between some of his last scheduled appointments.
Otis, better known as Dr. Jim, plans to retire at the end of the year, capping a career that spans 66 years.
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By William Kincaid
Booing at a referee's bad call or chanting "airball" will no longer be allowed at some area high school basketball games.
School officials in the Western Buckeye League (WBL) will be enforcing a new policy this year that prevents students from participating in any derogatory or obscene chants, according to William Hannah, the Ottawa-Glandorf High School principal and WBL chairman of the sportsmanship policy. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
DELPHOS - Most coaches say that the most improvement that a team makes during the season comes from the first game of the season to the second contest.
Tuesday night the St. Henry Redskins took a giant leap forward rebounding from the season-opening loss on Saturday night at Wapakoneta to dismantle the St. John's Blue Jays, 68-39, in the Midwest Athletic Conference opener for both teams at Robert A. Arnzen Gymnasium. [More]
Obituaries on December 20th, 2006
Walter Hierholzer, 83, 38 W. Main St., Burkettsville, died at 4:42 a.m. Dec. 20 [More]
Jessie May Mechling, 87, 313 N. Main St., St. Marys, died Dec. 16, 2006, at Patrician Health Care Center, North Royalton. [More]
Dennis "Denny" Reish, 59, 816 S. Race St., Van Wert, died at 12:10 a.m. Dec. 19, 2006, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Lawrence "Larry" J. Shearer, 86, formerly of Elm Street, Celina, died at 3:45 a.m. Dec. 19, 2006, at The Gardens of Celina. [More]
Marcellus E. "Cel" Stueve, 82, 211 S. Frankfort St., Minster, died at 1:25 p.m. [More]
Catherine M. Wenning, 86, of Coldwater, died at 1:25 p.m. Dec. 17, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Virginia M. Zizelman, 89, formerly of 8321 state Route 197, Celina, died at 6:20 p.m. Dec. 18, 2006, at The Gardens of Celina. [More]
Local pictures on December 20th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on December 20th, 2006
Ho, ho, ho, where's the snow?
Village employees receive pay increase
Officials OK plans for new sewer system
Students go along with policy
Judge requests funds to increase pay for staff
Boiler repairs to be complete in February
Village employees will get raises
Fitness business opens in Celina
Coldwater unable to find an answer for Elida's defense
Celina second of five in wrestling showcase
Kentner sets scoring mark for Wapak at Maria Stein