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Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
Reynolds & Reynolds employees must stop smoking or lose their jobs
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - A local company is implementing a controversial policy that forbids workers to smoke on or off the job - even in the privacy of their homes.
Beginning Jan. 1, all employees of Reynolds & Reynolds who smoke must kick the habit or face termination, according to Tom Schwartz, corporate spokesman for the Dayton-based company. [More]
By Christine Henderson
NEW BREMEN - The state offers a variety of loans, grants and tax breaks to assist businesses in starting or expanding.
"Incentives are never the driving factor, but can be a decision-maker" for business people considering new projects, said Jerry Good, regional economic development director for the Ohio Department of Development. [More]
Marion Local grad to pitch Friday for Padres
By Gary R. Rasberry
There was only one thing that Cory Luebke was hoping for when he boarded a flight to Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon: that he didn't get a call saying "Never mind."
"I was just hoping they wouldn't change their mind before I got on the flight to meet with the team," said Luebke on Tuesday via telephone during a layover in Denver en route to Arizona. "Believe it or not, it has happened before."
Not only did the Padres not change their mind, they will put him to work right away. [More]
Obituaries on September 1st, 2010
Donald E. Petry, 80, Brookville, died Aug. 31, 2010, at Brookhaven Retirement Community in Brookville. [More]
Local pictures on September 1st, 2010
Subscriber only stories on September 1st, 2010
Board oversees downtown designs
Rockford ready to assist new property owners
Proceeds from Canal Diggers Affair go toward improving canal corridor
No state action taken regarding Club Oasis
Goodwill plans November opening
Impaired man struck by van
Auto parts store plans construction
Celina tops Defiance in WBL opener
Redskins roll past Bulldogs in three
Flyers need just three games to defeat Cavs