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Thursday, December 18th, 2008
By William Kincaid
The majority of Celina downtown merchants at a meeting Wednesday night spoke out against a proposal to switch to parallel parking on the city's Main Street.
More than 50 concerned business owners and residents packed the conference room of the city's water treatment plant to discuss the forthcoming Main Street reconstruction project. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Local residents will have an opportunity to Go Green and use alternative energy through the Eco-Smart Choice program offered by American Municipal Power (AMP)-Ohio.
Village Administrator Don Harrod told village councilors Tuesday night he has received some inquiries in recent months, including one from a local company regarding such an option. [More]
Obituaries on December 18th, 2008
Lois M. Amstutz, 84, of Fort Recovery, died at 6:45 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Charles Burkhardt, 84, 691 state Route 29, Celina, died at 1:12 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
John F. Dircksen Jr., 84, 2547 state Route 364, Egypt, died at 1:53 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Barbara Ann Knapke Eggers, 68, of Eaton, died Dec. 15, 2008, at Hospice of Cincinnati in Blue Ash. [More]
Max Evans, 77, of rural Spencerville, died at 3:14 a.m. Dec. 18, 2008, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
F. Delilah "Dee" Fishpaw, 97, of Lima died at 7:05 a.m. Dec. 17, 2008, at The Ridge at Shawnee. [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]
Michael E. Group, 45, of Urbana, died at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, in Henry County, Ind., as the result of an auto accident. [More]
Donald G. "Don" Kremer, 78, of Kettering, died Dec. 13, 2008.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. [More]
Former St. Anthony resident Bernard C. "Bun" Loshe, 85, died at 5:19 a.m. Dec. 18, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Robert J. Roetgerman, 61, 15 Rummel Creek Drive, New Bremen, died at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 2008, in Henry County, Ind., as the result of an auto accident. [More]
Local pictures on December 18th, 2008
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