Tuesday, November 4th, 2008
By William Kincaid
The city of Celina may consolidate three tax increment finance (TIF) districts to pay for the remaining phase of the walkway along West Bank Road and a water line project.
Revenue generated from the city's Grand Lake TIF, which includes the West Bank and downtown area, will not be enough to finish the walkway, Celina Planning and Community Development Director Kent Bryan told city council members on Monday night. [More]
By Nancy Allen
There may be major changes coming from the Ohio Department of Agriculture, including possibly regulating all farms, though no details are yet available.
Lake Development Corporation (LDC) member Greg Schumm said the news came out of an Oct. 21 meeting he and other local lake officials attended in Columbus. [More]
Obituaries on November 4th, 2008
Harold R. "Sandy" Daniels, 96, of Kossuth, died at 2 a.m. Nov.. 4, 2008, at Ros [More]
Paul Hugo Langenkamp, 71, state Route 47, Sidney, died at 8:14 p.m. Nov. 2, 2008, at home. [More]
Mary Joan Leonard, 74, 500 Bruns Ave., Apt. 40, Celina, died at 2 p.m. Nov. 1, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Katherine Roth, 67, died Oct. 24, 2008, at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home, Wapakoneta, where she resided. [More]
Local pictures on November 4th, 2008
Subscriber stories on November 4th, 2008
ROCKFORD - Freemont Company, a local tomato processor, has stepped up to the plate with financial help for a multi-million dollar village project.
We've heard the promises over and over again by presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama.
Less taxes, quick fixes for the economic cris
ST. MARYS - A local watering hole owner is looking to expand onto city property so patrons can step outside for a smoke.
City council finance commi
A Rockford couple has received recognition from the state for having both their families' farms in their respective families for 100 years.
The far
Area volleyball players dotted the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches' Association's All-State lists that were released this past weekend.
The District 8 (Northwest District) and District 9 (Southwest District) Volleyball Coaches Associations selected its all-district teams and senior All-Star Match honorees recently.