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Wednesday, June 25th, 2008
Rising fuel prices impact budgets
By Margie Wuebker
Area motorists are not the only ones feeling the pinch at the gas pump. Law enforcement agencies share the pain in the wake of soaring prices.
Those costs have officials taking a close look at routine patrols and cheaper modes of transportation like fuel-efficient cruisers, motorcycles and even bicycles. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
Mercer County's latest centenarian is Alma Retta Crouch (family and friends know her as Retta Crouch) of Celina, who is observing her 100th birthday today.
She was born June 25, 1908, in an old cabin on Pine Road, near Wabash, she said. She is the daughter of Frank and Eleanora Cole. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Two of the perennial powers in ACME met up on Tuesday for a doubleheader.
In Game One, Coldwater used a five-run third and solid relief pitching from Alex Geier to defeat Defiance 7-3.
In the nightcap, Defiance, the two-time defending state ACME champions, took advantage of a depleted Coldwater pitching staff, winning 16-5 in five innings to get the split. [More]
Obituaries on June 25th, 2008
Guy Eugene Dennings, 84, of Covington, died June 23, 2008, at the Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. [More]
Seranus V. "Si" Seitz, 91, of Coldwater died at 7:30 p.m. June 22, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on June 25th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on June 25th, 2008
Fort Recovery school trying to plug roof leak
Rockford to get funds for village improvements
Two levies to go on ballot
Financial meeting set to discuss funds for festival fireworks show
Teacher's contract negotiations continue
Mother and son go to ER after carousel horse breaks
Little Caesars opens in Celina
Celina BOE briefs
Banquet facility in Celina has new owners
Parkway blanked for final four frames in loss to Bath