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Wednesday, October 27th, 2010
Unconfirmed twister reported near Chickasaw
By Margie Wuebker
Tornado warning sirens sounded Tuesday morning as a strong storm packing brisk winds and pelting rain bore down on Mercer and Auglaize counties.
The area escaped with only a few toppled utility poles, downed lines and random damage. There also were unconfirmed reports of funnel cloud sightings near the Mercer-Darke County line on U.S. 127 and in the vicinity of Chickasaw. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The city has acquired a better than expected credit rating, safety service director Rick Bachelor announced Monday night.
Earlier this month council members agreed to roll several debt issues into one long-term bond of $3.33 million, which recently sold. City auditor Emily Stewart said she thought the city would receive an interest rate of 3.45 percent. [More]
By Janie Southard
CELINA - Johnny Reb and Billy Yank, their Civil War compatriots and families, were the focus of a presentation, the Common Folks of the Civil War, by author Richard McMurry last week.
"The activities of the bigwigs, the kings, emperors, popes were [More]
Obituaries on October 27th, 2010
Richard Dean Feierstein I, 77, Celina, died at 8:50 p.m. Oct. 25, 2010, at Celina Manor Nursing Home in Celina. [More]
Richard Franklin Irish, 70, Celina, died at 7 a.m. Oct. 26, 2010, at Colonial Nursing Center in Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on October 27th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on October 27th, 2010
Celina martial artist trains at Chinese temple
Two men battle for treasurer's post
Mercer County third lowest in unemployment
Council says another tornado siren needed
Coldwater school board sets goal schedule
One recycling company seeks subsidization grant
Celina men charged in weapons-related incident
Flower shop in Coldwater moves
Football season good for business
Marion Local, St. Henry cruise into Saturday's final