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Thursday, February 7th, 2008
Grand Lake nearly two feet above normal level
By Shelley Grieshop
A state of emergency has been declared for Mercer and Auglaize counties following heavy rains this week that caused extensive flooding.
Officials in both counties met this morning to make the announcement and to coordinate the monitoring of condit [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
An explosion Wednesday afternoon outside the former Mersman Furniture factory in Celina rattled windows in nearby homes and the nerves of residents in the neighborhood.
No injuries were reported when a 500-gallon drum or tank filled with chemical vapors was pierced accidentally by the "tooth" of an excavator bucket at 1:14 p.m. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
A local night club's recent appeal of an alleged smoking ban violation has opened up a can of worms for health officials who are struggling to follow the vague wording of the new law.
The question of where ashtrays can be placed inside bars and cl [More]
Obituaries on February 7th, 2008
Madonna Bader, 92, of Alamosa, Colo. died Feb, 5, 2008, at her home.
She was [More]
Anna Chirco, 75, formerly of 277 Koenig Road, St. Marys, died at 1:15 a.m. Feb. 4, 2008, at the Cridersville Nursing Home. [More]
Mary M. Hardin, 87, of 04998 Dicke Road, New Bremen, died at 6:45 a.m. Feb. 6, 2008, at the Gardens of Celina. [More]
Carol Pierstorff, 68, of Celina, died Feb. 6, 2008, at Colonial Nursing Home, R [More]
Jack L. Sawmiller Sr., 70, 527 Cron St., Celina, died at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on February 7th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on February 7th, 2008
Celina doctor offices relocate due to flooding
State to pay for entire Main Street resurfacing
Nativity statues to be repaired
Spencer recounts Japan trip to rotary
Commissioners OK electric line for wastewater plant expansion
Condition improves for accident victim
Thompson going to Ohio to play football
Frye and Seaver announce college intentions
Parkway invading Fort Site Fieldhouse
Marion vs. New Knoxville
Kenton vs. St. Marys
St. Henry vs. Versailles
Celina at Ottawa-Glandorf
New Bremen vs. Coldwater
St. John's vs. Minster