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]
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]