Monday, January 3rd, 2011
By Nancy Allen
The accusation that area farmers are shipping more poultry manure to Indiana just stinks.
Local ag officials say poultry manure from the Grand Lake Watershed and surrounding counties has been shipped to Indiana for a long time, and a recent federally-backed program reimbursing farmers to move it isn't causing an influx. [More]
Obituaries on January 3rd, 2011
Amy Louise Lammers, 43, Laguna Hills, Calif., died Dec. 21, 2010, at her home. [More]
Harold J. Goettemoeller, 83, Botkins, died Jan. 2, 2011, at Dorothy Love Retirement Center. [More]
Mary M. Martin Kelch, 96, St. Marys, died Dec. 30, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Connie S. Hawk, 72, Rockford, died Dec. 31, 2010, at The Community Health Professionals In-patient Hospice Facility in Van Wert. [More]
Forest M. Hileman, 93, Rockford, died at 12:15 p.m. Dec. 31, 2010, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Thomas W. Dingledine, 84, St. Marys, died at 6:44 p.m. Dec. 31, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Dorothy L. "Dottie" Lynn, 68, St. Marys died 11:24 a.m. Dec. 31, 2010, at her home. [More]
Linda C. Kable, 63, Celina, died 8:10 p.m. Jan. 1, 2010, at Mercer County Commu [More]
Local pictures on January 3rd, 2011
Subscriber stories on January 3rd, 2011
2011 to also bring election campaigns
CELINA - Road projects and the advent of the Celina Renewable Energy Campus are all in store for the city this year.
It also is a major election ye
ST. MARYS - Street improvements lead the project list for the city of St. Marys in 2011.
The annual street improvement project "is always our first and biggest project every year," Mayor Greg Freewalt said.
CELINA - The cause of a Sunday night house fire in Celina has been linked to a young child playing with a lighted candle, according to Celina Fire Department reports.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Area swim teams headed to the Lima YMCA last Thursday for the Lima Area Swim Coaches Association's Holiday Invitational.