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Monday, February 7th, 2011
By Shelley Grieshop
As money from the state dries up, local residents are being asked to dig more deeply into their wallets to financially support area schools, organizations and services.
Most of the proposed tax levies facing area voters in May are for school districts, which are anticipating huge state funding cuts this year from the debt-ridden state of Ohio. [More]
Obituaries on February 7th, 2011
Idajean "Jean" Bates, 87, Celina, died at 8 p.m. Feb. 5, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Geraldine B. "Geri" Fishbaugh, 77, Spencerville, died 5:05 p.m. Feb. 4, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Kenneth L. Kessen, 82, Coldwater, died at 12:35 a.m. Feb. 5, 2011, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Ada E. Longenecker, 96, Bryant, Ind., died Feb. 3, 2011, at her home.
She was [More]
Richard "Dick" Miller, 79, St. Marys, died at 7:06 p.m. Feb. 5, 2011, at his home. [More]
Albert J. Quinter, 89, Troy, died Feb. 4, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Lucas Cathcart, 29, New Bremen, died 10:30 a.m. Feb. 6, 2011, at St. Rita's Med [More]
John D. Griggs, 87, Mendon, died Feb. 7, 2011, at The Laurels of Shane Hill in [More]
Local pictures on February 7th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on February 7th, 2011
German officer captures glimpse of local police
Company needs farmer support to build digester
New soccer tournament set this year in Celina
Area resident recalls her 100 years
Trio of local wrestlers wins weight classes
Bulldogs suffer league loss at Kenton