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Thursday, May 29th, 2008
Another retailer ready to sign
By Shelley Grieshop
Menards and a Sonic restaurant will open in Celina in approximately two weeks, and a deal is nearly complete for another retail business in the Harbor Square Development.
Officials for Menards say the sprawling 240,000-square-foot home improvement store officially will open for business on June 10. A grand opening celebration is slated for June 28, according to store general manager Chris Schroeder. [More]
By William Kincaid
Celina City Council members will need to approve supplemental appropriations, including $236,000 from the general fund, in order to make the city's 2008 budget whole.
Safety Service Director Jeff Hazel informed the city's personnel and finance committee about the budget discrepancy and need for additional funds on Wednesday evening. [More]
Obituaries on May 29th, 2008
Former St. Marys resident Mary Geraldine Ashton, 89, died May 22, 2008, at the Hearthstone Inpatient Hospice, Irving, Texas. [More]
Lorena E. Heitkamp, 85, of McCartyville, died at 7:58 a.m. May 28, 2008, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney, where she resided the past 18 days. [More]
Former Minster resident Katherene "Kitty" E. Kohlhepp, 89, died at 8:27 a.m. May 28, 2008, at the Wright Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Fairborn. [More]
Former Celina resident Robert E. McElroy, 84, died May 28, 2008, at Ball Memori [More]
Wanda M. Shively, 87, of St. Marys, died at 12:45 p.m. May 27, 2008, at the Golden Living Center-Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Richard T. "Bud" Stahl, 83, 262 Balcony Drive, St. Henry, died at 9 p.m. May 28, 2008, at The Gardens of St. Henry. [More]
Carol Tonkin, 60, 424 W. Fulton St., Celina, died May 27, 2008, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on May 29th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on May 29th, 2008
Area man waives speedy trial in fatality case
Other defendants in quadruple deaths
Celina woman's felony theft case continues
District could end the school year with $89,641 deficit
Bomb threat at school under investigation
Quiet first day for Celina track
Painter, Bohman take top MAC honors