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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
By William Kincaid
Local Catholic priests are championing a letter from Archbishop Dennis Schnurr of Cincinnati that denounces a federal mandate forcing most employers to cover health services deemed immoral by the church.
The new healthcare ruling, announced recently by President Barack Obama, requires most church-affiliated institutions to offer insurance that covers sterilization, abortion-inducing drugs and contraception. Houses of worship are exempt from the ruling. [More]
Sporting goods
By Christine Henderson
CELINA - Dunham's Sports, an athletic equipment and apparel store, plans to open in late June at the former Walmart site.
Senior vice president John Palmer said the store will use about 35,000 square feet, approximately half the unoccupied building in the Lakewood Village Shopping Center off Havemann Road. Twenty to 35 full- and part-time workers will be employed. [More]
Obituaries on February 1st, 2012
Lavern W. Kuess, 78, Chickasaw, died at 10:45 p.m. Jan. 31, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Nancy Louise Horner, 73, St. Marys, died at 11:15 a.m. Jan. 30, 2012, at Van Wert Manor. [More]
Peter Calvert, 62, Celina, died at 11:20 p.m. Jan. 30, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Josephine E. McEvoy, 91, Celina, died Jan. 30, 2012, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Louis Charles Boltz, 89, St. Marys, died at 4:28 a.m. Jan. 31, 2012, at The Garden in Celina. [More]
Genevieve "Peg" Heppeard, 91, Celina, died Jan. 31, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursi [More]
Doris M. Wannemacher, 84, Anna, died at 4:10 p.m. Jan. 30, 2012, at her home. [More]
Dean J. Strawn, 66, Celina, died at 5:40 a.m. Feb. 1, 2012, at Miami Valley Hos [More]
Jody M. Hughes, 47, Celina, died Jan. 30, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, following a long battle with cancer. [More]
Local pictures on February 1st, 2012
Subscriber only stories on February 1st, 2012
No companies stepping up to do lake pilot studies
Land available for farming
Superintendent search begins in St. Marys
Wages for lake manager dispersed by consultant
Lewisville man enters no contest plea
Coldwater business marks 100 years selling insurance
Flyers struggle on both ends against Rangers
Great start propels Bulldogs