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Tuesday, July 15th, 2008
New Celina treatment facility begins pouring out water to meet EPA rules
By William Kincaid
Water from the tap should taste and smell better in Celina.
Celina's new $6 million water treatment facility that adds granular activated carbon (GAC) filtration to the city's existing treatment process is up and running. Six of the facility's eight GAC tanks are processing water with carbon, Safety Service Director Jeff Hazel said this morning. [More]
Good yields plus high prices could equal highest value wheat crop ever in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois
By Nancy Allen
With the wheat harvest almost done in Mercer County, producers are smiling at their yields and high market prices.
A lot of the county's wheat has looked good all along, local ag officials say, but farmers are always reluctant to believe it until it's harvested. [More]
Obituaries on July 15th, 2008
Linda Lou Armstrong, 66, of 800 Indiana Ave., Apt C-03, St. Marys, died at 5:49 p.m. July 12, 2008, at Grandview Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Ruth E. Hiestand, 82, of New Weston, died at 9:30 a.m. July 13, 2008, at her residence. [More]
Former Celina resident, Mary Hromish, 91, of 2843 Queen City Ave., Cincinnati, died at 10:18 p.m. July 12, 2008, at Wellspring Health Center in Cincinnati. [More]
Bernadette M. "Bernie" Keller, 90, of Jefferson St., Maria Stein, died at 4 p.m [More]
Former Rockford resident, Aliceruth Kimmel of Celina, died July 14, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on July 15th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on July 15th, 2008
Mapping begins so every local 911 call can be traced
Coldwater hopes to preserve heritage
No ifs, ands or butts
Officers zapped by Taser
Resident pushes for leash laws
Lima's struggles against Grand Lake continue