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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Many good-paying jobs unfilled, local officials say
By Christine Henderson
CELINA - Grand Lake area companies are having difficulty finding skilled workers for many good-paying positions, local officials say.
"It's a misconception that manufacturing jobs are dead in Ohio and people should go to college," Scott Frey, dire [More]
Division II Sectional Volleyball at Lima Senior
By Ryan Hines
LIMA - The Celina volleyball team had their most dominant performance of the year during the postseason opener on Tuesday night at Lima Senior High School.
Top-seeded Celina led wire-to-wire and cruised to a 25-6, 25-7 and 25-7 victory over Shawnee in Division II sectional semifinal action as the Indians won just 20 points in the three-game sweep. It's the second time that Celina has blown out Shawnee in the last two weeks after pulling off a 25-14, 25-18 and 25-12 win on Oct. 4. [More]
Obituaries on October 19th, 2011
Ronald Coleman, 71, Minster, died Oct. 16, 2011, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Merle A. Eckhart, 77, of Amherst and formerly of Willshire, died Oct. 12, 2011, at his home. [More]
Mildred Knoth, 97, formerly of Coldwater, died Oct. 19, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Bernice Thomas, 91, Celina, died Oct. 18, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hosp [More]
Richard L. "Rick" Thomes, 55, Wapakoneta, died Oct. 14, 2011, at his home.
He [More]
Former Piqua resident Dick Lee Heron, Minster, died at 6:37 p.m. Oct. 17, 2011, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on October 19th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on October 19th, 2011
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Flyers and Panthers to meet for sectional title
New Bremen marches on after victory in four games