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Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - The village is increasing its police department with a new auxiliary force.
Council members on Monday night unanimously approved an ordinance establishing the volunteer auxiliary unit to counter a recent increase in burglaries and phone calls from concerned citizens. The ordinance was passed as an emergency - following a 15-minute executive session - after council members voted to waive the three-reading rule. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City council members on Monday unanimously approved the 2012 budget.
The ordinance sets aside $38.94 million for all city accounts and funds. Of the total, $6.53 million is designated for the city's general fund used for operating costs, including the police and fire departments. [More]
Obituaries on February 14th, 2012
Arthur A. Hemmelgarn, 83, Fort Recovery, died Feb. 12, 2012, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring, Fla. [More]
Bernadette D. Hasenkamp, 87, died at 12:15 p.m. Feb. 12, 2012, in Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Sarah Rebecca "Becky" Agler, 91, Van Wert, died at 11:07 p.m. Feb. 12, 2012, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Alice C. Evans, 82, Celina, died at 7:45 a.m. Feb. 13, 2012, at Celina Manor Nu [More]
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Subscriber only stories on February 14th, 2012
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