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Wednesday, March 12th, 2008
507,000 eggs donated to food pantries in Ohio
By Shelley Grieshop
COLDWATER - Two local egg producers are donating more than a half million eggs to fill Easter tables and baskets of needy people across Ohio.
The donation by Fort Recovery Equity of Fort Recovery and Hemmelgarn & Sons Inc. of Coldwater has a retail value of more than $74,000. The good deed is part of a statewide contribution by the egg industry to 12 foodbanks in the Second Harvest network, which helps fill food pantries in Mercer and Auglaize counties as well as all 88 counties in Ohio. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Eighth Floor LLC, the holding company of Celina-based Visions Awards, has purchased AITG Inc. of California.
The purchase will bring an undisclosed number of production and customer service jobs to the Celina facility, said Visions President Dave Willis on Tuesday, who quantified the number as "less than a dozen but significant." Three new customer service employees already have been hired, he added. [More]
Obituaries on March 12th, 2008
Peter Baltes, 86, of Versailles, died at 9:30 a.m. March 11, 2008, at home.
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James H. Fischer, 65, 3601 state Route 703, Lot 2, Celina, died at 2:05 p.m. March 7, 2008 at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Dr. Mark Nitschke, 40, of 18120 Roettger Road, New Knoxville, died at 10:25 p.m [More]
Annabelle Peters, 85, of Winchester, Ind., died at 1 p.m. March 10, 2008.
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Local pictures on March 12th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on March 12th, 2008
Teachers, school board begin negotiations
Auglaize school inspections uncover flaws
Investors want to start business in St. Henry
Council looking into illumination of ballpark
Students able to catch some extra zzzz's
New Knoxville aims for first state crown
Locals earn honors for success in the pool
Local trio earn all-Ohio honors