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Friday, July 24th, 2009
Celina downtown
By William Kincaid
Celina downtown merchants likely will not be expected to pay for a future municipal parking lot.
City council members are of the general consensus that merchants should be encouraged to pledge money but will not be obligated to pay for the development of a parking lot. [More]
By Janie Southard
Rockford resident Terry M. Shaffer, 48, a former Parkway school board member, was sentenced to 60 days in jail on two counts of persistent disorderly conduct. He pleaded no contest and was sentenced Thursday in Celina Municipal Court.
At the request of the city law director, six counts of public indecency were dismissed. Fifty-eight days of his sentence will be suspended if Shaffer successfully completes a counseling program and no new like or similar charges are incurred. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Last December Mike Wessel got the chance to compete at the highest level of mixed martial arts.
The Celina native will now get a chance to show his wares to a national television audience.
The heavyweight nicknamed "The Juggernaut" will be seen on national television this fall as part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) series "The Ultimate Fighter" on the Spike TV network. The show will start on September 16 on Spike TV (Time Warner Cable channel 37) starting at 10 p.m. [More]
Obituaries on July 24th, 2009
Rev. Bart L. Pax, 67, died July 23, 2009, at St. Margaret Hall, Cincinnati.
He was born Aug. 25, 1941, in Celina to Oscar and Cordula Post Pax. [More]
Donald E. "Whitey" Ruppert, 71, of 1410 Oakview Drive, St. Marys, died at 5:30 a.m. July 23, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on July 24th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on July 24th, 2009
Morality-based group takes shape in Celina
County, townships agree to share $755,000 debt
Watershed coordinator salary funds in jeopardy
Careful spending kept Parkway in the black
Farmer to get funds for milk parlor system
Celina planners to allow bike business in residential zone
Local people chosen officers
Man accused of sexual conduct with sleeper
Finding God down a winding, musical road