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Monday, March 16th, 2009
Soil & water conservation districts would benefit
By Nancy Allen
A proposal to merge some divisions within the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and a separate proposal to increase fees paid at private landfills could mean more money for county soil and water conservation districts.
The Ohio Division of Soil and Water Conservation, Division of Water and Division of Recycling and Litter Prevention could merge under a proposal by Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Sean Logan. [More]
Coldwater plays well in second half to knock off defending state champs
By Gary R. Rasberry
ELIDA - Things did not look good for the Coldwater Cavaliers after the first 16 minutes of their Division III district final game against Ottawa-Glandorf.
The Cavaliers were down 32-21, hampered by a fullcourt Titans press and a cold shooting stroke. [More]
Obituaries on March 16th, 2009
Rosalie Noonan Drees, 83, North Frankfort St., Minster, died at 1:20 p.m. March 15, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Lauretta E. Gehm, 95, 2509 Oregon Road, Rockford, died at 11:31 a.m. March 14, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Lucille L. Heindel, 96, 8244 Celina-Mendon Road, Mendon, died at 6:40 p.m. March 14, 2009, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Martha J. Kattman, 78, of 500 West South Street, New Knoxville, died at 9:35 a.m. March 14, 2009, at the St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Betty J. Kaup, 84, 402 W. Vine St., Coldwater, died at 5 a.m. March 15, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Elizabeth "Beth" Mosley, 23, of 121 S. Dana Ave., Lima, died March 11, 2009, at her residence. Death was due to an apparent suicide. [More]
Loverda M. Myers, 84, of Celina, died at 1:04 a.m. March 14, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Leroy Remaklus, 86, of Celina, died March 15, 2009, at Celina Manor.
Arrangem [More]
Rosella L. Vining, 88, formerly of Willshire and 212 Jewett Drive, Celina, died at 6:15 a.m. March 15, 2009, at the Gardens at Celina. [More]
Pamela Wenning, 54, 8555 Superior Drive, Maria Stein, died March 15, 2009, at h [More]
Helen C. Wietholter, 96, a resident of the Covington Care Center, Covington, bu [More]
Arthur "Bud" Welker, 91, St. Marys, died 11:20 a.m. March 13, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Local pictures on March 16th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on March 16th, 2009
Board members approve two-year contract for high school principal
Former History teacher presents program of early days of local counties
Two members receive lifetime achievement awards
Versailles girls get a chance to defend state title