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Thursday, January 10th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
A restaurant/bar owner along Grand Lake is pleading with the local health department to beef up enforcement of the smoking ban law to create an even playing field for all businesses and private clubs.
Ralph Strope, owner of Windy Corners, politely spoke out at the Mercer County-Celina City Health Department meeting Wednesday, telling board members that law-abiding businesses are watching their profits go out the window. [More]
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Grade-level schools will replace the current neighborhood school configuration when the school construction project is complete.
Board members unanimously approved the grade-level concept at Wednesday night's school board meeting where [More]
Obituaries on January 10th, 2008
Ilo Barga, 80, 522 Western Ave., St. Henry, died at 9:55 a.m. Jan. 9, 2008, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Cyril "Cy" Edwin Bertke, 90, formerly of Zillah Street in Celina, died at 5 p.m [More]
James A. Dingledine, 70, 6793 Anderson Road, Celina, died at 8 a.m. Jan. 8, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Carthagena native Sister Mary Assumpta Koesters, 90, of Dayton, died at 3:15 p.m. Jan. 8, 2008, in the emergency room at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Kenneth J. Metzger, 86, 05680 Auglaize County Road 33A,St. Marys died at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 8, 2008, at the Valley Nursing Home in St. Marys. [More]
Carla K. Miller, 62, 300 Bruns Ave., Apt. 59, Celina, died at 11:11 p.m. Jan. 7, 2008, at her residence. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Sharon Ann Mott, 54, 114 Beech St., St. Marys, died Jan. 8, 2008, at her residence. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Kenneth E. Rasawehr, 64, 8101 Howick Road, Celina, died at 11 a.m. Jan. 9, 2008, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on January 10th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on January 10th, 2008
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