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Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
Two other Crown workers in critical condition
By Shelley Grieshop
Three Crown Equipment Corp. employees were killed and two others injured Tuesday in a crash in Indiana being blamed on icy road conditions.
The five men - all based out of the Crown plant in New Bremen - were on their way back to Ohio from the company's plant in Greencastle, Ind., when their van slid out of control, overturned and was struck by a semitrailer on Interstate 70 at 4:30 p.m. [More]
Mayor against buying pickup trucks for parks and recreation department
By William Kincaid
Celina City Council approved the purchase of multiple vehicles on Monday night, including two new pickup trucks for the parks and recreation department.
Although the emergency ordinances were unanimously passed, Mayor Sharon LaRue adamantly opposed the purchase of the two new pickup trucks for the parks department. The two new 1/2-ton GM pickup trucks will cost a total of $28,000. [More]
Obituaries on December 17th, 2008
Charles Burkhardt, 84, of Celina, died Dec. 16, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane H [More]
Former Chattanooga resident Darlene Sue Gibbons, 69, of Ohio City, died at 5:10 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Lewis E. Zimpfer, 87, 207 Dogwood Drive, Celina, died at 2 p.m. Dec. 15, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on December 17th, 2008
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