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Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - In an effort to curb the city's bleak financial situation, Celina City Council members on Monday night abolished two full-time parks and recreation jobs.
The position of recreation office service coordinator, held by Donna Birt, is now classified as part time. Birt will be offered the new position, officials said. The job held by Chad Howell as parks maintenance crew leader assistant was abolished. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Eight Mercer County farmers will split $18,000 in grant money during the next two years to plant winter cover crops as a way to help transition to no-till farming.
The grant comes from the USDA's North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE). [More]
Obituaries on May 25th, 2010
M. Margaret Grover, 93, 304 Briarwood Drive, Coldwater, died at 8:35 p.m. May 21, 2010, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home in Coldwater. [More]
Nancy V. Shannon, 87, St. Marys, died at 5:15 a.m. May 24, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Calvin Fox, 84, Mendon, died May 24, 2010, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima [More]
Martin F. Dabbelt, 87, 27 Rummel Creek Drive, New Bremen, died at 8:25 a.m. May 24, 2010, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster. [More]
William E. "Snake" Wight, 79, Piqua, died at 10:22 p.m. May 21, 2010, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. [More]
Vera Maxine Breitigam, 87, Wapakoneta, died at 1:15 p.m. May 24, 2010, at Auglaize Acres. [More]
Ruth M. Schnack, 83, Celina, died at 11:25 p.m. May 23, 2010, at The Gardens in Celina. [More]
Local pictures on May 25th, 2010
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