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Friday, January 14th, 2011
By Nancy Allen
Thirty-two percent of the roughly 270 farms in the Grand Lake Watershed in Mercer and Auglaize counties now have nutrient management plans, Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) board members learned Thursday.
Two nutrient management technicians hired recently to implement new manure rules for the Grand Lake Watershed have been reviewing the plans, district administrator/education specialist Nikki Hawk said. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize Acres Nursing Home was one of only 16 nursing homes in the state to receive a 100 percent on a survey by the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA).
The two main questions on the survey offered to residents and family members asked, "Overall, do you like this facility?" and "Would you recommend this facility to a friend or family member?" The annual survey was conducted by Scripps Gerontology Center of Miami University of Oxford on behalf of ODA. [More]
By Ryan Hines
ST. MARYS -The St. Marys girls basketball team worked out the kinks from a dismal first half to rally past rival Celina in Western Buckeye League play on Thursday night.
St. Marys rallied from an eight-point deficit in the third quarter and remained on top of the WBL standings with a 52-40 triumph over the Bulldogs at Murotech Court. [More]
Obituaries on January 14th, 2011
Marcella "Granny" Schroer, 81, Celina, died at 3:10 p.m. Jan. 12, 2011, at Golden Living Center in St. Marys. [More]
Former St. Henry resident Chloe Leona Hemmelgarn, 19, Tucson, Ariz., died Jan. 2, 2011, in Tucson following a battle with cancer. [More]
Local pictures on January 14th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on January 14th, 2011
Six finalists selected for village's top position
County seeks applicants for community projects
Parkway hires new head coach
Public may attend forum on possible fire truck buy
Gardening basics revisited
Local churchinvites area teens to attend Thaw Out
Bulldogs capture a pair of WBL wins
Fort Recovery slips past Coldwater
Minster girls run unbeaten mark to 11-0