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Friday, October 16th, 2009
Nickel Plate passenger train service through Celina ceased 50 years ago today
By William Kincaid
Fifty years ago today, the last passenger train serving Celina, train number 9 of the Nickel Plate Road, passed through the city for a final time.
New Knoxville native Daniel Meckstroth, 66, who now lives in New Carlisle, has been a member of Nickel Plate Historical and Technical Society since 1978 and has contributed numerous articles to its quarterly magazine. [More]
Celina wins league title for 23rd time
By Ryan Hines
OTTAWA - It has been a highly successful fall sports season for Celina girls sports.
The Celina tennis and girls soccer teams already captured Western Buckeye League titles with perfect regular-season records and now the volleyball team has done the same with another dominating performance by the Bulldogs. [More]
Obituaries on October 16th, 2009
Eleanor Davis, 97, of Celina, died Oct. 15, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Harold J. "Bud" Davis, 84, 511 E. Columbus St., St. Henry, died at 7:10 a.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Nickla R. Gates, 47, 632 Cron St., Celina, died at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 14, 2009, at [More]
Clarence Eugene Kuhn, 88, 1510 Westbury Drive, Celina, died at 4:35 a.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Anthony P. Quinter, 85, state Route 705, Fort Loramie, died at 9:26 a.m. Oct. 15, 2009, at his home. [More]
Clementine "Teen" Mary Schmackers, 91, of St. Henry, died Oct. 14, 2009, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Max C. Shock, 93, of Rockford, died Oct. 15, 2009, at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Allen V. Spring, 54, of 13682 Barrington Road, St. Marys, died Oct. 15, 2009, a [More]
Local pictures on October 16th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on October 16th, 2009
Mercer County agency gets triple the money
Celina fire chief soon to retire
Local doctor joins Lakefield Airport board
Bids are opened for northern ditch project
Celina to borrow $3.5M
Removal of lake stumps, logs starts
Flyers win MAC title outright
Minster sweeps MAC cross country titles
St. Henry finishes regular season at 18-4