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Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
By William Kincaid
The estimated price for construction of an AMP-Ohio power plant in Meigs County, which would supply Celina and other local communities with electricity, has skyrocketed from an initial cost of $1 billion to nearly $3.4 billion.
Celina City Council met this week to discuss the project with John Bentine of American Municipal Power of Ohio (AMP-Ohio). Bentine said the project costs jumped up because of higher costs of materials and the high demand of coal to China and India. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
WAPAKONETA - It appeared the same gremlins that helped knocked off the top seeds at last week's Division IV girls sectional at Wapakoneta would come back to do the same for the Division III boys at the same venue.
Parkway used a tremendous rally at the end of the first half to take a lead, then staved off a Marion Local rally in the third quarter to beat the top-seeded Flyers, 53-49, in the first game of Friday's sectional doubleheader. [More]
Obituaries on February 23rd, 2008
Ivan B. Barga, 86, of Union City, died Feb. 21, 2008, at his home.
He was bor [More]
Michael A. East, 19, 01722 U.S. 33 West, St. Marys, died Feb. 20, 2008, at his home. Death was due to an apparent suicide. [More]
Lester W. Pleiman, 79, of Lima, died at 3:22 a.m. Feb. 22, 2008, at Triumph Hospital, Lima. [More]
William "Bill" Stienecker, 78, of Celina, died Feb. 22, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on February 23rd, 2008
Subscriber only stories on February 23rd, 2008
St. Marys library officials unsure of future funding
Area residents injured in local accidents
Celina, St. Marys out of postseason
Rangers win easily; Indians avoid upset
Celina relay and Subler earn all-Ohio accolades