A strong low pressure system will track across West Virginia tonight. On the backside of the low, an arctic airmass will spread into the Ohio Valley. As temperatures fall below freezing, mixed precipitation is changing over to snow. Periods of heavy snow will be possible. It will also be very windy with northwest
* WHAT...Heavy snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with storms total accumulations of 4 to 9 inches. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph, resulting in blowing snow and near blizzard conditions. * WHERE...Mercer, Auglaize and Hardin Counties
Sun 13° Sun 13° -4° -4° Mon 10° Mon 10°
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009
By William Kincaid
As local residents prepare for Christmas celebrations, Philothea native Eric Dues departs today for Hong Kong for a 61/2 -week self-guided tour of Southeast Asia.
Dues, a 30-year-old bridge designer and inspector at Gannett Fleming, Columbus, plans on visiting Singapore, Bali, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Chang Mai, Northern Laos, Vientiane, Siem Reap, Phnom Phen, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Da Nang and Hanoi. [More]
Association's goal is to promote city's shopping, organize events, encourage downtown commerce
By William Kincaid
A new Celina merchant advocacy group has formed to market the city's shopping, organize special events and discuss ways of encouraging downtown commerce.
The Celina Merchant Association (CMA) is holding monthly meetings open to the public and last month started a new Web site, said CMA organizer Kim Nation, who owns The Potter House downtown. [More]
By Ryan Hines
ST. HENRY - The Celina girls basketball team played a road game for the first time this season on Tuesday night and Bulldogs head coach Brian Stetler had to like what he saw from his team.
Celina used an aggressive defense and had three players in double figures on offense to throttle St. Henry on its home floor with the Bulldogs picking up a convincing 59-37 victory. [More]
Obituaries on December 23rd, 2009
Simion "Sam" Androne, 80, 141 Watkins Road, Fort Recovery, died at 2:50 a.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Steven R. Braun, 51, of 310 Jill Ave., Celina, died at 9:50 p.m. Dec. 21, 2009, [More]
Barbara Jean Coats, 75, 3356 Celina Road, St. Marys, died at 5:05 a.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Charline A. Hickerson, 74, 5987 Miller Road, Russia, died at 6:45 a.m. Dec. 21, 2009, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community, Sidney. [More]
Anita Beacham Klosterman, 76, of Celina, died at 10:50 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Mary Ann Klosterman, 87, 1899 Flaler Road, Fort Recovery, died at 8:12 p.m. Dec [More]
Anna Mary (Yirga) Miller, 91, of Coldwater, and formerly of Mansfield, died Dec. 17, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Armella E. Pohlman, 90, of Maria Stein, died Dec. 22, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Jerome L. Pottkotter, 84, 2150 state Route 119, Fort Recovery, died Dec. 23, 20 [More]
Karma Van Schoyck, 92, 04373 Ohio 197, Celina, died at 8:45 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, [More]
Local pictures on December 23rd, 2009
Subscriber only stories on December 23rd, 2009
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