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Friday, August 27th, 2010
Celina earns top rating; Minster repeats highest rank on state report card
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Every school district in the local area received a rating of excellent or better on the 2009-2010 report cards issued by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) today.
Celina and Minster school districts obtained the ultimate rating of excellent with distinction, while Coldwater, Fort Recovery, Marion Local, Parkway, St. Henry, New Bremen and St. Marys received excellent ratings. [More]
Advisory change comes days before boating race would have happened
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - The boating advisory was lifted Thursday on Grand Lake - less than two days before the canceled Governor's Cup Regatta would have begun.
In a bittersweet move, the Ohio EPA late Thursday downgraded the lake's water quality advisory to a "toxin warning," allowing boats to again cruise Ohio's largest inland lake. People still are urged to avoid direct contact with the lake by swimming or waterskiing. [More]
Obituaries on August 27th, 2010
Margaret D. Gray, 91, Peoria, Ariz., died at 8 a.m. Aug. 20, 2010, at The Forum at Desert Harbor in Peoria, Ariz. [More]
Peter Allan Bunnell, 55, Reynoldsburg, died Aug. 24, 2010.
He was married to Peg Robbins, who survives. [More]
Lee "Vern" Dicke, 91, St. Marys, died at 6:45 a.m. Aug. 26, 2010, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Maryann Otte, 92, Coldwater, died Aug. 26, 2010, at the Gardens at Celina.
She was born Dec. 17, 1917, in Guadalupe, to Henry and Elizabeth Roetgerman Otte. [More]
Drew T. Mescher, 20, Minster, died Aug. 25, 2010, in Miami County.
He was bor [More]
Local pictures on August 27th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on August 27th, 2010
More funds needed to stay out of the red
Historian chosen grand marshal of Oktoberfest parade
Grant to fund treatment
Health board seeks land for new site
Bible school children raise money to help Grand Lake
Veteran Bulldogs bury young Cavs
Impressive start to WBL slate for Celina tennis