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Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
By Nancy Allen
People wanting to experience and learn about Grand Lake up close can go on a canoe paddle on the lake Sept. 26.
The free event, slated rain or shine, is being organized by the Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance.
The purpose is to educate the public about special features of the lake like its wildlife and highlight activities on the lake related to the alliance's watershed action plan, says watershed coordinator Laura Walker. [More]
By William Kincaid
Celina must raise pay rates at the Bryson Pool to attract more qualified managers and teenage lifeguards, council members and Safety Service Director Jeff Hazel said during a meeting Tuesday.
Officials don't want the pool to be a last resort for a job, as teens can make more money at Wal-Mart or McDonald's, they said. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Celina peppered the Kenton goal all evening as the Bulldogs improved to 3-1 in Western Buckeye League girls soccer action with an 8-0 win over the Wildcats at the Soccer Stadium on Tuesday, the fourth straight shutout for the Bulldogs on the season.
The Bulldogs (6-2-1, 3-1 WBL) recorded 36 shots on goal, scoring four goals in each half and not allowing the Wildcats (1-8, 0-5 WBL) anything other than one shot on goal during the evening. [More]
Obituaries on September 17th, 2008
Todd Leson Adams, 31, 2102 St. Anthony Road, Coldwater, died at 6:30 p.m. Sept. [More]
Don Brown, 84, 109 Laura Street, New Knoxville, died at 8:37 a.m. Sept. 16, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Robert E. Eley, 82, 219 Stella St., Celina, died at 10:55 p.m. Sept. 12, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Former Ft. Loramie resident Patricia E. Hoelscher, 83, North Hamilton St., Minster, died at 10:25 a.m. Sept. 16, 2008. at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Lawrence "Larry" Luthman, 86, 106 Clearview Court, St. Marys, died at 3:25 p.m. Sept. 15, 2008, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Local pictures on September 17th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on September 17th, 2008
Gypsy travelers converge on Celina
State funds sought to repair railroad tracks
Celina man pleads not guilty to felony charges
BOE fills speech pathologist position from outside agencies
Family Care Options moves
Sisters move Celina photography business
Marion Local's perfect season continues
St. Henry sets another new low in trimatch