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Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
By Janie Southard
Celina City Schools board of education named Jason Luebke as new high school principal at Monday night's board meeting.
He replaces former Principal Curt Shellabarger, who recently accepted the new position of district director of curriculum.
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Extension agents in Mercer and Auglaize counties keeping tabs on soybeans
By Nancy Allen
Sentinel plots of soybeans meant to give local producers early warning of Asian soybean rust are growing in Mercer and Auglaize counties.
Mercer County OSU Extension agent Todd Mangen said he will soon begin taking leaf cuttings for testing from a 50-feet by 50-feet plot on the Carmel Church Road farm of Brad Suhr that was planted last May. This is Mercer County's first sentinel plot. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
With pitching arms in short supply, Celina ACME coach Ron Fortkamp called on Dustin Woods to pitch on Monday against Marion Local.
Fortkamp admitted that he was hoping Woods, who did not pitch during the spring and had one appearance in the summer, could get at least four innings. [More]
Obituaries on June 26th, 2007
Roger Leffel, 68, 15460 state Route 66 North, St. Marys, died at 1 a.m. June 26 [More]
Billie Glee Webster Luke, 77, formerly of Kankakee, Ill., died June 22, 2007, at Provena United Samaritan Medical Center, Danville, Ill. [More]
Robert H.W. Topp, 77, 2859 state Route 274, New Bremen, died at 8:07 a.m. June 25, 2007, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on June 26th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 26th, 2007
School board employs assistant principal and ends salary freeze
Employee moves through the ranks to new director of special education
Memorial Park looking good thanks to numerous donations
Lunch prices may increase due to rise in expenses
Lower bid allows for more improvements
Trailer parking ordinance passes first reading
Dry weather likely to affect wheat and hay
Snyder grand slam lifts Parkway