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Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
By Betty Lawrence
CELINA - Samantha Hartings of Coldwater was crowned 2012 Miss Lake Festival Queen in front of a standing room only crowd of 800-plus on Monday evening.
The queen and her court will reign over this weekend's annual Celina Lake Festival.
The packed room at Romer's at Westlake cheered on the contestants in three separate divisions - Miss Lake Festival, Miss Lake Festival Outstanding Teen and Miss Lake Festival Princess Camp. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
CELINA - Miss Lake Festival Outstanding Teen and Miss Lake Festival Princess Camp pageants were held in conjunction with Monday's Miss Lake Festival scholarship pageant at Romer's at Westlake.
Crowned 2012 Miss Lake Festival Outstanding Teen was Breah Anderson, 13, of Celina, the daughter of Brian and Kelly Anderson. First runner-up was Makenzie Fennig, 13, of Celina, the daughter of Mike and Sue Fennig. [More]
Low water level in Grand Lake blamed
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The 2012 Celina Governor's Cup Regatta has been canceled.
Organization spokesman Allen Baskett this morning said officials struggled with securing sponsorship, but he attributed the cancellation solely to the low water level in Grand Lake.
The event was to be held Aug. 25 and 26 off Lake Shore Drive. [More]
Obituaries on July 24th, 2012
Former Celina resident Charles F. "Fred" Moorman, 69, of Brighton, Colo., died July 7, 2012, of injuries sustained in a traffic accident in Denver, Colo. [More]
Steven Lee Kable, 37, Celina, died at 7:11 p.m. July 21, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. [More]
Rebecca Hagaman, 44, Celina, died July 23, 2012.
Arrangements are pending at [More]
Lance Evans, 67, New Knoxville, died July 22, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Former St. Marys resident Rex Alan Laffin, 60, Naples, Fla., died July 14, 2012.
He was born Nov. 1, 1951, in Celina, to Orville and Maxine Goodwin Laffin. [More]
Rona A. Book, 69, Venedocia, died July 23, 2012, at The Kobacker House in Columbus. [More]
Local pictures on July 24th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on July 24th, 2012
Celina's finances in good shape
Fate of St. Marys stack still unknown
Voters to decide permanent operating levy
Balmy year saves district big bucks
Unemployment rate lowest in state for June
Bathrooms will be locked at night
Celina police looking at recent break-ins
Cover crops can catch nutrients left by corn, soybeans in drought
Lakers announce coach for volleyball