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Friday, June 8th, 2007
By Nancy Allen
The Ohio Department of Agriculture wants local county soil and water conservation districts to take the lead in fixing agriculture pollution problems caused by small and medium-sized farms.
If problems persist, the ODA may be forced to enact stricter regulations, said ODA director Robert Boggs during Thursday's monthly agriculture breakfast in Celina. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
COLDWATER - A group of Mercer County families are searching for participants and leaders for the area's first-ever Scouts with Disabilities troop.
About a half dozen boys already have signed up and organizers are welcoming anyone interested. All boys with cognitive and physical disabilities, ages 11-22 are welcome. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Just as he planned, Cory Luebke spent Thursday afternoon golfing with friends and family as the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft took place.
Late in the afternoon, he got the call that he has been waiting for.
Luebke was selected by the San Diego Padres with the 63rd pick of the draft in the first Compensatory Round, a round between the first and second rounds used to compensate teams that were unable to sign draft picks the year before. [More]
Obituaries on June 8th, 2007
Celina native Margaret Elaine Cencebaugh, 46, 621 Lafayette St., Franklin Furna [More]
Former Celina resident Carol Love, 70, of Downey, Calif., died at 11:15 p.m. June 5, 2007, at St. Marys Hospital, Victorville, Calif. [More]
Local pictures on June 8th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 8th, 2007
Local official: State permit process delays ethanol plant
Health officials give go-ahead for sewage plans
Taking steps to 'Mooove' away those extra pounds
Heiby to run for council
Area driver hurt in crash
Cassella convent brought permanent clergy to parish
Something wonderful has sprouted
Grand Lake wins another exhibition contest
Minster ACME hands New Bremen first loss