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Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - A flash flood that tore through the area in late February has left officials working to find out why it occurred and how to prevent it in the future.
Auglaize Emergency Management Agency Director Troy Anderson met with county commissioners and New Bremen and St. Marys officials Tuesday to discuss his preliminary findings. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Council members this week authorized the city to purchase 7.5 megawatts of electricity from a natural gas-fired generation plant in Fremont being operated by American Municipal Power (AMP).
Council members suspended the rules and passed the ordinance as an emergency measure on its second reading. It included the approval of councilman Ed Jeffries, who previously voted no. [More]
By Mike Ernst
IZOD Indy Car driver Tony Kanaan knew he was probably in over his head at the 2010 Prelude To The Dream.
The Indy car veteran had never driven a full-fender race car before nor had he ever competed on a dirt track, yet alone the intimidating high banks of Eldora Speedway. [More]
Obituaries on June 8th, 2011
William A. Huecker, 70, Coldwater, died June 7, 2011, at Mercer County Communit [More]
Forrest Emerson "Bud" Hayes, 88, Rockford, died June 5, 2011, at Community Health Professionals Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Stella J. Logan, 98, St. Marys, died at 7:52 a.m. June 7, 2011, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Phillip J. Thees, 21, Celina, died at 9:10 a.m. June 6, 2011, at his residence. [More]
Robert L. "Bob" Ramga, 73, Spencerville, died June 6, 2011, at his home.
Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Spencerville United Church of Christ. [More]
Local pictures on June 8th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on June 8th, 2011
CIC seeks funds to purchase lake lots
Children's athletic event draws 'heart and soul'
Rockford hopes for grant money
Board members decide not to replace gym flooring
One driver injured in head on crash
Longtime barber retires
Grand Lake loses final exhibition to Decatur
Billger pitches Celina's ACME team past Parkway
Bowyer seeks big week at Eldora