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Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
Mercer County Community Hospital newest design nearly doubles in cost
By Shelley Grieshop
The price tag on the expansion and renovation project at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater has nearly doubled from the initial $3 million estimate announced in January, 2007.
The hospital's board of trustees this week gave the green light to the design plans for the project, now at $6.2 million. The hospital's board of governors also approved the plans at an earlier meeting. [More]
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Communication was the apparent theme at the board of education meeting Tuesday night, with steps taken to broaden the scope and more steps to rein it in.
School board members approved a contract for a message delivery system that can make thousands of calls in minutes to alert parents and necessary community members of safety problems, early dismissals, report card days, etc. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ROCKFORD -Tuesday saw undefeated Parkway, fresh off a non-league win over rival Coldwater, take on a Minster team that lost its first two games of the season over the weekend.
Parkway coach Eric Stachler said after the game that he had a feeling something wasn't right with his team. [More]
Obituaries on April 16th, 2008
Former Celina resident Robert Allen Coate, 60, of Van Wert, died at 4:15 p.m. A [More]
Joseph H. Dwenger, 91, of Celina, died April 15, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing [More]
Paul W. Highley, 81, 7872 Howick Road, Celina, died at 5:45 p.m. April 14, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Former Celina resident Kristopher Krall, 47, died April 4, 2008, in San Francisco, Calif. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
J. Philip Moore, 87, 118 N. Walnut St., Celina, died at 11:22 a.m. April 8, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Barbara J. Sanning, 66, 415 E. Broadway St., Apt. A, Fort Recovery, died at 4:05 p.m. April 15, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on April 16th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on April 16th, 2008
Treasurer tells area Dems about work to limit Ohio foreclosures
Experienced treasurer to begin work in August
Street reconstruction moving along well
Most of 2007 class to seek higher education
BOE member suggests monitoring teachers usage of ProgressBook
Contract talks continue
Basketball court to be named after high bidder
Minster man admits guilt in I-75/Dayton traffic stop
Schwieterman Pharmacies in Coldwater moves to new site
Celina eclipses WBL win total from last year in three games
Bulldogs win third straight game