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Wednesday, December 16th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
The city of Celina wants to partner with Mercer County officials to create a Grand Lake Port Authority - a new government entity focusing initially on long-term improvements to Grand Lake.
As a port authority, the city and county would increase their chances of securing USDA grants and others, as well as low- and no-interest loans for projects, Celina Community Development Director Kent Bryan told county commissioners on Tuesday. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A Minster man who led authorities on a high-speed chase before crashing into a brick wall at a condominium complex is headed to prison. And he won't be driving any time soon due to a 50-year operator's license suspension.
Austin Shortridge, 21, 170 S. Hanover St., Minster, appeared in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday morning after pleading no contest earlier to one count of fleeing and eluding, a third-degree felony. [More]
By Ryan Hines
The Coldwater girls basketball team started the season with three straight losses, due mainly to an inability to finish games strong.
That changed on Tuesday night as Coldwater invaded the Fieldhouse and handed rival Celina its first loss of the season, a 49-42 triumph over the Bulldogs. [More]
Obituaries on December 16th, 2009
Robert Lee Gardner, 79, 646 W. Fulton St., Celina, died at 9:40 a.m. Dec. 15, 2 [More]
Monica L. McCollum, 30, 9522 Cisco Road, Sidney was found dead Dec. 14, 2009, at her residence. [More]
Local pictures on December 16th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on December 16th, 2009
Farm may be one of Ohio's biggest
Teaching contract approved
Public hearing set for hot residential zoning issue along Grand Lake
Director addresses health care issues
Engineers to prepare plans for new wastewater plant
Grant sought for picnic tables
Residents comment on future reconstruction project
Celina man injured in accident
Cookbook proceeds to benefit area food pantries
Defiance goes unbeaten, edges Celina on the mats
Rino Auto Sales wins top state award
Chamber shows office renovation