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Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
ODNR is a no-show at hearing on ditch issue
By Shelley Grieshop
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be added to the list of property owners billed for future ditch maintenance work along Beaver Creek after state officials failed to appear at a public hearing Tuesday.
The hearing was held at the Mercer County commissioners office and attended by three members of the county engineers office, two local residents and Rick Muhlenkamp of the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Medical Director Dr. Juan Torres has been approved to give physical exams and other certifications to pilots and other flight-associated personnel.
At the Auglaize County Board of Health monthly meeting Tuesday, Torres discussed the training he endured last week at the FAA Civil Aerospace Medical Institute in Oklahoma City, Okla., including a simulation of a plane on fire. [More]
Unbeaten and top-ranked New Knoxville faces Ada on Friday for district crown
By Gary R. Rasberry
WAPAKONETA - For the defending state champion New Knoxville Rangers, it was a battle for survival.
For the Fort Recovery Indians, it was a struggle all night.
The Rangers held off a feisty Temple Christian squad to stay alive in the tournament and advance to Friday's Division IV district title game with a 44-35 win over the Pioneers in the opening semifinal game at Wapakoneta High School. [More]
Obituaries on March 11th, 2009
Bertha Mae Edmiston, 97, formerly of 523 Lisle St., Celina, died at 5 p.m. March 9, 2009, at The Gardens of Celina. [More]
Benny G. Williams, 76, of Rockford, died at 8:55 a.m. March 10, 2009, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Janis M. Wuebker, 71, of Beavercreek, died at 8:51 p.m. March 9, 2009 at Heartland of Beavercreek Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on March 11th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on March 11th, 2009
School officials eliminate adjusted first grade next fall
Options offered for funding state parks
Minster branding nears completion
Construction of new restrooms could start in May
Pool manager is hired
St. Henry council OKs tax abatement deals with 2 businesses
Marion Local's Mandarine Chinese language program to continue
Parkway school board wraps up odds and ends
Goodwill to build Celina store
Knoxville women start business