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Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
Lakefield Airport gets $68,000 grant to accommodate bigger aircraft
By Shelley Grieshop
Lakefield Airport in Montezuma has been approved for a $68,000 grant to accommodate bigger aircraft and make the airfield safer.
Mercer County commissioners, acting as administrators for the county-owned airport, held a special meeting Monday to approve and sign the grant agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). [More]
By William Kincaid
The width of Celina's Main Street will be 701/2 feet when it is reconstructed in 2010, as city council members passed final reading of the street width proposal on Monday night.
All council members voted yes, except Rick Bachelor, who was absent due to sickness, and Ed Jeffries, who opposed the measure but did not give a reason. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Call them Celina's Fab Five.
Celina girls swim team members Kirsten Samples, LaRae Dorsten, Ashley Coon, Paige Mertz and Courtney McKirnan helped make history last season as the Swimmin' Women made the big board.
Making the big board - the top 12 point leaders - at the state Division II Swimming and Diving State Championships, gave the program its first podium finish in 25 years with a sixth-place showing in the 200-yard freestyle. [More]
Obituaries on February 24th, 2009
Former New Knoxville resident, Louisa C. Schrolucke, 100, died Feb. 23, 2009, a [More]
Local pictures on February 24th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on February 24th, 2009
Tavern owner puts forth own proposal
Curb appeal project slated for early spring
Numerous arrests made at local bar fight
Four busted on I-75 for meth-making items
Homeowners learn estimate of street repairs
USDA beginning farmer loans up
Minster overcomes a big hole on the road
Finding the way through Medicare enrollment