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Thursday, October 23rd, 2008
By Janie Southard
ST. MARYS - Can a student play in two different sports in one season?
No, that's the answer St. Marys school board members gave during a well-attended special board meeting Wednesday night.
It became an issue when a soccer player joined the varsity football team as a kicker just weeks before playoffs. [More]
Commissioners approve $28,000 in additional funds
By Shelley Grieshop
Mercer County commissioners this week approved approximately $28,000 in additional funds to the board of elections for extra items and salaries needed for this year's election.
The initial request from the election board was for $50,000 to cover an increased number of election workers, printed ballots and the rental of optical scanners. The expenses - over and above the board's 2008 budget - totaled $80,000. [More]
Bulldogs get past Findlay to make district finals
By Gary R. Rasberry
FINDLAY - It seems the last few years, the Celina girls soccer team has hit a brick wall called Findlay when it came to the tournament.
Not only have the Trojans played spoiler to the Bulldogs in five of the past six postseasons (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007), the Bulldogs have had to make the hour-plus trek to Graham Memorial Soccer Stadium in Findlay to see their season end. [More]
Obituaries on October 23rd, 2008
Martha Kunkler, 78, 2787 Coldwater Creek Road, St. Henry, died at 10:28 p.m. Oct. 21, 2008, at the Gardens at Celina. [More]
Elliott Camden "Bud" Noel, 69, 205 S. Main St., Mendon, died at 2:04 a.m. Oct. 20, 2008, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on October 23rd, 2008
Subscriber only stories on October 23rd, 2008
Mortgage crisis hits close to home
Funding slashed for transportation to aid local needy
Incumbent seeks accountability; challenger wants to end Iraq war
Celina Eastview Park may get new restroom
Fire chiefs say don't open burn
Referendum sign stolen
History repeating itself for the Roughrider girls
Drama still high with one game left to play
Celina football has plenty to play for against Defiance
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