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Monday, March 2nd, 2009
By Gary R. Rasberry
The Celina girls swim team found themselves up a few steps on the podium on Saturday at the Division II State Swimming Championships in Canton.
A year after finishing sixth, the 200-yard freestyle relay team of Kirsten Samples, Courtney McKirnan, Ashley Coon and Paige Mertz posted the highest-ever finish in school history in taking third on Saturday in the championship heat at C.T. Branin Natatorium. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
WAPAKONETA - For the fans that paid their seven dollars to watch the Division IV girls sectional finals on Saturday night at Wapakoneta High School, they were treated to a full night of Academy Award worthy drama as they saw one game where revenge played a special role and they also saw a resurrection worthy of any horror movie in the other. [More]
Obituaries on March 2nd, 2009
Eugene "Gene" Doseck, 53, 304 S. Kuhlman St., New Knoxville, was found dead Feb. 27, 2009, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Darrell A. Hefner, 66, 205 Sugar St., Waynesfield, died at 4:01 a.m. March 1, 2 [More]
Philothea native James B. Knapke, 75, of Hoagland, Ind., died Feb. 27, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Former Celina resident Dean G. Mills, 76, died Feb. 24, 2009, at his residence in Muncie, Ind. [More]
Keith A. Mullins, 50, 5643 Johnston Road, Celina, died Feb. 27, 2009, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Former Mercer County resident Rita P. Noll, 70, of West Unity, died at 8:57 p.m. Feb. 28, 2009, at St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee. [More]
Local pictures on March 2nd, 2009
Subscriber only stories on March 2nd, 2009
Auglaize County schools to seek tax issues in May
Montezuma man is first county fatality of 2009
Man jailed for DUI
Bulldogs advance in double OT
Redskins pull out a victory in the fourth
Celina boys drop fourth straight game
Lauth the lone local wrestler making state