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Wednesday, September 9th, 2009
By Nancy Allen
In an attempt to leverage dollars to improve water quality in Grand Lake, several groups in Mercer and Auglaize counties have purchased a study that more accurately determines the economic impact of tourism in the two-county area.
And what they found is the area relies on tourism much more than they originally thought. [More]
Vendors required to get temporary license a week in advance
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County health officials continue to take flack for a policy that requires food vendors at festivals and fairs to apply for a temporary license one week in advance.
One irate vendor - who recently was late filing an application with the department - took his complaint to the Ohio Department of Health but apparently received little satisfaction, county Sanitarian Marv Selhorst told health board members meeting Tuesday. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
ST. MARYS - In a quick tune-up before their respective conference matches on Thursday, the St. Marys Roughriders hosted the New Bremen Cardinals in a battle of a pair of teams each seeking some early season momentum.
Although the opening tilt was nip-and-tuck, the Roughriders controlled the majority of the match and sent the Cardinals packing in three games, 25-23, 25-16, and 25-13. [More]
Obituaries on September 9th, 2009
Mason Paul Bey, infant son of Keith and Paula Massey Bey, Mason Road, Fort Lora [More]
Lyle A. Dammeyer, 80, 02702 Waesch Road, St. Marys, died at 1:54 a.m. Sept. 8, 2009, at the Rhodes Medical Center, Columbus. [More]
Richard Dicke, 74, formerly of St. Marys, died Sept. 2, 2009, at the Mena Regio [More]
Charles L. Huwer, 79, 1211 Cranberry Road, St. Henry, died at 2:50 p.m. Sept. 7, 2009, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Veronica E. Kuether, 96, 14050 state Route 364, Fort Loramie, died at 6 a.m. Sept. 8, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Robert R. Miller, 89, 102 Beech Ave., Celina, died at 1:45 a.m. Sept. 6, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Richard A. Todd, 69, of Fort Recovery died Sept. 7, 2009, in Coldwater.
He wa [More]
Helen B. Whited, 70 456 S. Beech St., St. Marys, was found dead Sept. 6, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on September 9th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on September 9th, 2009
Public urged to use preventive measures
Deadline looms for taking state school funds
Many seek vacant executive posts
Council OKs start of plans for building
Lack of rain likely shrunk marijuana crops
District receives top grade card rating
Bids sought for Mercer County jail mega-data filing systems
Celina business owner chosen for national honor
Building a road to success
Mangen will compete in Japan
Lady Bulldogs' offense breaks out against Wapak
Celina gets easy tuneup for Shawnee