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Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - The church, school and sports programs found in this small Mercer County village have earned it fourth place in a national ranking for the best places to raise kids.
The 2012 Best Places to Raise Your Kids was released this month by Bloomberg's Businessweek, a weekly business magazine headquartered in New York. Last year, the village nabbed a second-place honor among Ohio communities for a similar designation. [More]
Celina student unites local businessman with relative's story
By Amy Kronenberger
CELINA - A local resident can share the story of his great-grandfather, a Civil War veteran, with future generations thanks to research done by a Celina High School student.
Sophomore Isaac Elston chose to research Civil War veteran Maj. James Carlin for his final project in civics class. He discovered the major was the great-grandfather of Richard Carlin, owner of Carlin Automotive of Celina, and passed the report onto the family. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Area farmer Ray Sudhoff received an unexpected pre-Thanksgiving surprise.
"I heard this loud noise like a bunch of empty hopper wagons rumbling down the road," he said. "I never expected to discover a big rig had driven through my machine shed." [More]
Obituaries on November 29th, 2011
Joy J. Linton, 92, Celina, died at 9:40 p.m. Nov. 26, 2011, at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
John Wermert, 93, of St. Sebastian, died Nov. 29, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Lorraine Anne Becker Goodwin, 73, Celina, died at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 26, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Mary Alice Longemeyer, 88, St. Marys, died at 1 a.m. Nov. 26, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Patricia E. Maharg VanLeuven, 58, Auburn, Ind., died Nov. 26, 2011, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. [More]
Frank A. Axe, 86, St. Marys, died Nov. 27, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
Former St. Henry resident Adlyn Sciole died Nov. 26, 2011, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on November 29th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on November 29th, 2011
State rep floats idea of centralized tax collection
St. Marys council reviews finances
Village workers net 2 percent raise
Employees likely to gain 50-cent pay increase
Bruns ready for state after injury kept him out of 2010 title game
St. Henry's Kleinhenz likes the size of Owens
Celina out to knock Shawnee off top of WBL
Veterans will have to lead the way for Coldwater
Indians are excited for the upcoming season
Smith stressing work ethic with the Flyers
Dalrymple optimistic despite low numbers
Ritter optimistic about Cardinals
Wenning takes over Roughriders' program
Hucke has a large roster in first year as coach
Cavs should be solid once full team is assembled
Youngsters will play key role for St. Marys
Celina hoping to rebound from early forfeits
Continued success expected for Coldwater
Indians aim for steady improvement
Marion Local's bowlers face many hurdles
Wildcats focused on steady improvement
Trego adapting quickly to coaching Cardinals
Parkway hopes to be a sleeper in the WOHSBC
Redskins setting high goals for the season
St. Marys has high expectations for this year