30° 30° Sat 38° Sat 38° slight chance 32° 32° chance Sun 36° Sun 36° chance
Thursday, October 6th, 2011
By Shelley Grieshop
Voters may see a new countywide tax levy on the ballot next spring to pay for health services.
The 0.35-mill property tax levy discussed by officials Wednesday would cost residents with property valued at $100,000 an additional $10.72 a year in taxes. The measure requires approval by the county health board, commissioners and auditor by Dec. 6 to be placed on the May ballot. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
CELINA - Audrey Richards Lowery, a resident of Mackinaw Retirement Community, has joined the ranks of authors without writing a single sentence,
Lowery, who is legally blind as a result of macular degeneration, recorded the manuscript for "Saturday's Daughter" and a friend, Jean Williams of Crawfordsville, Ind., transcribed the 176-page autobiography. [More]
Computer Points
By Bruce Monnin
Now that 60 percent of the high school football regular season is completed, we are getting the first instances of teams being locked into the playoffs and teams that have been eliminated from postseason consideration.
The calculations get quite complicated with four games remaining for most teams, so it is time to turn to another computer geek for some help. [More]
Obituaries on October 6th, 2011
Mildred M. "Millie" Heckler, 81, Celina, died at 1:45 p.m. Oct. 5, 2011, at Butler Warren County Hospice, Franklin. [More]
Alan E. Felver, 81, Rockford, died at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Margaret S. Henschen, 89, New Knoxville, died at 11:15 p.m. Oct. 4, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center. [More]
Lavida Grimm, 90, Celina, died Oct. 6, 2011, at the Gardens of Celina.
Arrang [More]
Local pictures on October 6th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on October 6th, 2011
Developer ignores EPA guidelines
Shelby County sheriff enters not guilty plea
Officials release details of initial U.S. 127 wreck
Miami-Erie Canal much improved
Council plans to purchase grass truck
Bulldogs aiming for second straight win
Cavaliers host Blue Jays in matchup of MAC unbeatens
Cardinals' harriers stood tall in 1994
Grand Lake Football Primer