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Monday, April 6th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
Ohio's population is growing but not in a good way.
In a recently released study, the state was dubbed the 17th heaviest in the country - not a claim-to-fame for health officials. To combat the issue, which appears to be even more critical for youth, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) last week released a detailed, 131-page Obesity Prevention Plan. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Celina track coach Dan Otten was happy how his teams competed on Saturday as Celina hosted its annual Western Buckeye League mini-invitational at the Varsity Track.
Both the Runnin' Women and Bulldog Boys finished second behind defending WBL-champs Defiance, but the young Celina girls were just 15 points behind Defiance as the Blue and White won 184-169. The Celina boys fell by a 1571/2 to 135 margin thanks to two late wins by Defiance in the last two races of the day. [More]
Obituaries on April 6th, 2009
Dorothy M. Ellis, 80, 7078 state Route 118, Celina, died at 2:15 a.m. April 5, 2009, at Dayton Heart Hospital. [More]
Yvette H. Lace, 56, of 725 Hillcrest Drive, St.Marys, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday [More]
Arthur Leugers, 78, of Maria Stein, died April 6, 2009, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Irene R. Schlater, 76, 91 Connie Ave., North Star, died at 9:30 a.m. April 5, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on April 6th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on April 6th, 2009
Man dies in fiery crash
Lake Campus professor predicts slow start to long recovery
Experienced local workers on the job hunt
Crappie fishing on Grand Lake improves
MAC teams take two of three wins in Versailles
Coldwater salvages a split at home vs. Vandalia-Butler