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Tuesday, June 19th, 2007
Celina officials will rebid improvement work
By Timothy Cox
Celina city officials plan to scrap all current proposals and restart the bidding process later this week on the city's planned improvement to the city's water treatment system.
The city had no other choice but to reject equipment and construction bids, Safety-Service Director Jeff Hazel said at Monday's Celina City Council meeting. Bids for equipment and the building topped $7.5 million while original estimates pegged the work at $4.5 million. [More]
By Nancy Allen
The Lake Restoration Committee on Monday night voted to spend $1,000 to lobby the Ohio legislature to keep in place the new, stricter private septic system law that went into effect Jan. 1.
The money will go to the Ohio Environmental Council, which already has started lobbying efforts to keep the law in place. [More]
By Ryan Hines
Parkway scored two runs in the seventh inning to post a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Celina in ACME action on Monday evening at Montgomery Field in Eastview Park.
It's the second time that Parkway (10-6) has beaten Celina this summer, with the first matchup being an 11-1 pasting 13 days ago in Rockford. [More]
Obituaries on June 19th, 2007
Larry D. Haffey, 50, 307 N. Brandon Ave., Celina, died at 12:40 p.m. June 18, 2 [More]
Richard "Bud" Hoersten, 85, Rockford, died June 17, 2007, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Larry "Joe" Kruse, 65, formerly of 892 Yorkshire Court, St. Marys, died at 11:2 [More]
Betty Chivington Meyering, 79, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died June 14, 2007, at Odyssey House Hospice, Colorado Springs. [More]
Maria Stein native Rosann M. Spitzer, 66, of Lafayette, Ind., died at 10:20 a.m. June 15, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, following a lengthy illness. [More]
Local pictures on June 19th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 19th, 2007
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