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Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Governor's Cup Regatta organizers have unveiled plan B - a nine-hour music festival - for the regatta that was canceled a few weeks ago due to low water levels in Grand Lake.
"We just want to try to keep interest and attention on the race itself," regatta spokesman Allen Baskett said this morning, pointing out all funds from the event will help finance next year's hydroplane races. [More]
Beaver Creek
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - An estimated $119,000 erosion-control project will get underway soon along Beaver Creek, thanks to funding from Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
In a lawsuit settled a year ago, ODNR agreed to pay its share of future maintenance along the creek, following a 27-year exemption. ODNR governs the 13,500-acre Grand Lake, which flows across the spillway into Beaver Creek. [More]
By Ryan Hines
If you own a bike, be it of the two-, three- or four-wheel variety, then the Colavita Olive Oil-Zipp Speed Weaponry time trial series welcomes you for a morning of bicycle racing on Aug. 19th at Grand Lake.
Celina is hosting the time trial series for the third straight year, giving bike riders of all ages and experience a chance at cash and prizes with a 25-plus mile course around Grand Lake. [More]
Obituaries on August 8th, 2012
Thomas I. Wolfe, 75, St. Marys, died at 8:05 a.m. Aug. 7, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Martha M. Rosenbeck, 88, formerly of Chickasaw and New Bremen, died at 2:55 a.m. Aug. 5, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Gary Duane Brewer, 69, Mesa, Ariz., died Aug. 6, 2012, in Mesa.
He was born Jan. 26, 1943, in Lima to Roy and Alice Runyon Brewer. [More]
Local pictures on August 8th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on August 8th, 2012
Ringing in fair
Sex conviction upheld
Renewal levy to be on ballot
Street reconstruction in final phase
Dog fees remain unchanged
Reward offered in stabbing, kidnapping case
Merchants prepare for events, take suggestions for next year
Eatery features home cooking
Contestants vie for 2012 Bremenfest crown