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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - The priority for the incoming mayor is to fill two top city jobs.
Economic development director Todd Fleagle and safety service director Tom Hitchcock announced their plans to leave in the last two weeks.
Fleagle, 52, is retiring, effective Jan. 1, after 12 years in that role and 32 years with the city. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Despite a passionate protest from several residents, Jefferson Township trustees Monday night approved a $5 motor vehicle license tax to counter financial woes.
Residents in the unincorporated areas of Jefferson Township will begin paying the additional $5 annual fee when they seek motor vehicle license registrations in 2013. The tax is expected to generate about $26,000 annually for the township's coffers. The funds can be used for nearly all types of operational expenses. [More]
Obituaries on December 13th, 2011
Jacque E. Frantz, 82, of Sidney, died at 4:40 p.m. Dec. 10, 2011, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community near Sidney. [More]
Adrian R. Settlage, 89, of New Knoxville, died suddenly at 4:20 p.m. Dec. 12, 2 [More]
Virgil H. Stienecker, 89, of St. Marys, died at 6:55 a.m. Dec. 11, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on December 13th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on December 13th, 2011
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