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Thursday, May 8th, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
Attorneys for a Chickasaw man accused in the traffic deaths of four area residents want Mercer County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Ingraham to throw out potential evidence in the case. They filed the necessary paperwork Monday afternoon.
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By William Kincaid
Celina's new water treatment facility aimed at making the city's water safer to drink and tasting better is expected to be online some time in July, city consultant Kent Bryan says.
Bryan and water plant superintendent Mike Sudman took Celina City Council members on a tour of the new granular activated carbon (GAC) building on Wednesday evening. The building is on the site of the former Blue Goose along U.S. 127. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Area health departments - including those in Mercer and Auglaize counties - may jointly hire someone to handle complaint and enforcement of Ohio's smoking ban.
The Grand Lake-area counties hope to work with officials in Van Wert and Allen counties to hire a "smoking inspector" to investigate complaints and handle the prosecution process of the smoke-free workplace act passed by voters in November 2006. [More]
Obituaries on May 8th, 2008
Clarence L. Heitkamp, 88, 9029 Pleiman Road, Anna, died at 11:51 p.m. May 6, 2008, at Dayton Heart Hospital. [More]
Former New Bremen resident, Mary E. Kettler, 88, died at 11:20 a.m. May 6, 2008, at the Golden Living Center-Valley, St. Marys. [More]
Betty Lawson, 56, of 06144 U.S. 127 S. in Celina, died May 7, 2008, at her resi [More]
Mary Eleanor Nieberding, 84, formerly of Dayton, died at 1 a.m., May 6, 2008, at Sunrise Alzheimer's Senior Living of Worthington, Ohio. [More]
Rebecca "Becky" Swartz, 46, of 417 West Madison St., St. Marys, died at 2:20 p. [More]
Former Celina resident, Jeannene K. Walters, 72, died at 6:02 p.m. May 7, 2008, at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Barbara Jean Willier, 66, 3601 state Route 703, Lot 45, Celina, died at 10:50 p.m. May 6, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on May 8th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on May 8th, 2008
Celina man faces murder charge
Funds sought for downtown revitalization
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Reichard enjoyed the ride to top as goalie in junior hockey
Panthers grab road win over Shawnee
From diapers to diplomas in quadruplicate