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Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
By William Kincaid
The Celina board of education and Celina Education Association (CEA) on Tuesday signed a tentative agreement for a two-year contract for teachers, according to Superintendent Matt Miller.
The contract will not become official unless ratified by the CEA at a meeting on Thursday. [More]
Effort would be first step in lake restoration project
By William Kincaid
The city of Celina is negotiating with several companies to acquire equipment for a pilot study to determine if it is feasible to harvest algae from Grand Lake and turn it into electricity.
The city already has an offer from P-Tec, a company in Charlotte, N.C., to use their equipment for $20,000. However, water plant Superintendent Mike Sudman says he may be able to get the equipment cheaper, as he is in negotiations with a few other companies. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry worked through an occasionally brisk wind to capture the Mercer County boys golf invitational title on Tuesday at The Fox's Den with a round of 332. It's the third time in four years the Redskins earned the county crown. [More]
Obituaries on August 19th, 2009
Dorothy Mae "Dottie" Clark, 86, of Englewood, died Aug. 17, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Francis J. "Tod" Monnier, 84, of Park Drive, Russia, died Aug. 17, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Edward E. Tester, 84, of 612 W. Cron St., Celina, died at 12:40 a.m. Aug. 18, 2009, at his son's residence in Celina. [More]
Local pictures on August 19th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on August 19th, 2009
Mercer County Fair booth weighs in on the truth of those snack binges
Decision to waive past school fees up to BOE
Logo unveiled
OK given to proceed with practice football field
Harness racing is finished at the Fair
Redskins come out on top of five-team invite
A place built for power lifters
Year round flea market opens in Celina
Fitness center planned for Sept. in Celina