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Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - Council members made history Monday night by passing unique legislation that bans wind turbines in town.
The new law, which unanimously passed third reading, prohibits the construction of all types of wind turbines, wind chargers and wind generators. It also outlaws any device, apparatus or structure used to convert kinetic energy from wind to produce electricity. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - The hunt for eggs has begun.
Workers at the St. Marys State Fish Hatchery are collecting and fertilizing fish eggs. Some already have hatched.
"Fish season begins right now," hatchery superintendent Morton Pugh said.
The hatchery - 43 acres of ponds in Grand Lake's backyard - breeds walleye, saugeye, yellow perch and channel catfish to stock in waters across Ohio. They also breed fathead minnows to supply forage for the fish bred at St. Marys and at other hatcheries. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Three straight hits with one out in the bottom of the seventh allowed Celina to open the high school softball season with a 6-5 come-from-behind win over St. Henry on Monday at Bill Feth Diamond at Eastview Park.
In the bottom of the seve [More]
Obituaries on March 27th, 2012
Vernis Glen Hanna, 89, Celina, died at 8:05 a.m. March 26, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Former Minster resident Mildred Deloris Champ Oen, 83, died at 12:10 a.m. March 26, 2012, in Albany, Ind. [More]
Scott Garman, 54, Celina, died at 9:53 p.m. March 25, 2012, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Patricia Tripponi, 43, died March 17, 2012, in Barcelona, Spain.
She was born [More]
David T. Russell, 74, Celina, died March 25, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Christine K. Bernard, 100, Kettering, died March 24, 2012, at The Village on the Isle Retirement Community, Venice, Fla. [More]
Local pictures on March 27th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on March 27th, 2012
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Hunt on for funds, ways to cut costs
Mercer lowest in jobless rate
Kids look for support to end bullying
Celina to seek bids for new fire truck
Council moves forward in setting policy to remove unsafe buildings
Farmers told to record operations
Council approves resolution for funding
Bulldogs shut out Indians in opener
Local players to play in All-Star Games