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Tuesday, February 20th, 2007
By William Kincaid
FORT RECOVERY - The board of education Monday night decided not to accept any money from the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) for a high school renovation project.
This is the second year in a row the district has rejected state funds. School Treasurer Lori Koch said the district probably will be in line to receive the funding again next year. [More]
By Pat Royse
Members of the Mercer County Republican Party were given the applications of 12 residents seeking appointment to the vacant county commission seat formerly held by Jim Zehringer.
Bob Hibner, chairman of the local party's enhancement committee, distributed the resumes and applicants' answers to a questionnaire Monday at a party meeting in the Richardson-Bretz Memorial Building in Celina. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
You can't argue consistency.
The Celina WaterDogs will again send all three of their girls relays to the State Swimming and Diving Championship this weekend in Canton. It marks the second straight year all three relays qualified for state.
In fa [More]
Obituaries on February 20th, 2007
Jerry Caldwell, 65, of Celina, died Feb. 19, 2007, at his residence.
Arrangem [More]
Barbara Lynn Deitsch, 61, 236 Bayview Drive, Celina, died of natural causes Feb. 18, 2007, at her residence. [More]
Billie Jo Evans, 72, of Van Wert, died at 2:35 p.m. Feb. 18, 2007, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Norbert M. Flaute, 85, 219 E. Sycamore St., Coldwater, died at 3:15 p.m. Feb. 18, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Roseann Garman, 76, formerly of Celina and Frakes, Ky., died Feb. 19. 2007, at Ohio Masonic Home, Springfield, where she was a resident the last eight years. [More]
Thomas T. Homan Sr., 77, of Coldwater, died Feb. 19, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Celina native Jerry Dean King, 66, died Feb. 19, 2007, at his home in Illinois. [More]
Matilda "Tillie" Paulus, 93, of Versailles, died at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 19, 2007, at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Lucille Schelich, 86, 126 Cottonwood Drive, Celina, died at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 19, 2007, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on February 20th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on February 20th, 2007
Ambulance service fees may increase to cover expenses
Land trust group getting noticed
Power plant plugged in full power
Board looking to fill full-time school positions
Man's clothing gets tangled in farm machinery
Forum open to property owners