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Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
By Nancy Allen
Two bass fishing tournaments held on Grand Lake have been canceled for this year, and Lake Development Corporation (LDC) members wonder if the reason is the lake's poor water quality.
"We had 102 registered tournaments on the lake last year and a couple of big ones are not coming back in 2007," Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Craig Morton said during the LDC's meeting on Monday. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Two people, including a retired priest who had served parishes in Minster and St. Henry, were seriously injured Monday in a pair of traffic accidents on rural Mercer County roadways.
The Rev. Joseph M. Pax, 85, 2860 U.S. 127, Celina, remains in critical condition at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, following a 1:43 p.m. accident at the intersection of state Route 29 and Burkettsville-St. Henry Road. [More]
Obituaries on January 9th, 2007
Serenus J. Brockman, 86, of Cranberry Prairie, died at 10:30 p.m. Jan. 7, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Mercer County native James Ross "Jim" Buxton, 84, died Dec. 27, 2006, in Tucson, Ariz. [More]
Rita Godwin, 84, 1002 Hawthorne St., Celina, died at 6:59 a.m. Jan. 8, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
James "Cruiser" Holtzhauer, 71, 910 Laurel Drive, St. Marys, died at 1 a.m. tod [More]
George Hoying, 89, 5940 Fort Recovery-Minster Road, St. Henry, died Jan. 8, 200 [More]
Bonnie L. Martens, 76, of St. Marys, formerly of Celina, died Jan. 8, 2007, at [More]
Clara McBride, 79, of Celina, died Jan. 8, 2007, at a daughter's home in Celina [More]
Judy Ann Money, 60, 29 Sesame St., Portland, Ind., died Jan. 7, 2007. at Parkview Nursing Home, Muncie, Ind., following an extended illness. [More]
Kathleen R. Schmitmeyer, 63, 123 S. Hamilton St., Minster, died at 4:55 p.m. Ja [More]
Local pictures on January 9th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on January 9th, 2007
Celina councilors delay action on wetland project for walkway
What's afloat with boat docks?
Through with the flu?
Health officials to track school absences
Mayor reports Coldwater's improvements and growth
St. Henry residents to see increase in utility prices
Current mayor will not seek re-election