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Tuesday, March 20th, 2007
Marion Twp. trustee will fill vacancy
By Pat Royse
Maria Stein resident John Bruns won a seat on the Mercer County Commission by a majority vote of 26 local GOP Central Committee members on Monday.
The vote by secret ballot followed short presentations by the finalists for the seat vacated last mo [More]
By Margie Wuebker
An investigation into the cause of a Monday fire that destroyed a rural Celina home is continuing with a representative from the Ohio Fire Marshal's Office expected to tour the scene this morning.
The home, owned by Brian Bilger, 3433 Carmel Church Road, has been listed as a total loss despite the efforts of the Celina Fire Department and mutual aid from neighboring Chattanooga and Rockford departments. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Local firefighters responded to an apartment fire in Celina on Friday night after a passer-by spotted flames and alerted other residents of the 125 N. Enterprise St. complex.
Shaun Seibert, who had been residing at Apt. 1, was next door visiting Mike Marincel when an unidentified person alerted them of the blaze. The 911 call was received at 9:57 p.m. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Current and proposed increases in ethanol production have significantly increased the cost of corn for feed on Ohio dairy farms and the local area is no exception.
On March 26 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Maria Stein American Legion, the OSU Extension will hold a program for dairy farmers on feeding distillers' grains (DGs) to cattle. DGs, a byproduct of ethanol production, can be a less expensive substitute for shelled corn. [More]
Obituaries on March 20th, 2007
Carl Klopfleisch, 89, 230 E. Livingston St., Celina, died at 12:50 p.m. March 18, 2007, at Miller House, Celina. [More]
Orville A. Niekamp, 66, 155 W. Main St., Osgood, died at 5:10 a.m. March 19, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Former Celina resident Claude A. "Dutch" Slife, 79, of Dayton, died March 16, 2007, in Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on March 20th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on March 20th, 2007
Celina to borrow $1 million for projects
Park changes
Board on the hunt for assistant principal to work at elementary
Recommendation to sell computers approved
District's crisis planning meets state requirements
Board discusses equity of Ohio school funding system
No contested races in May
Local FFA chapters plan competition
James edges Moeder for MVP