Flash Flood Watch issued June 17 at 3:46PM EDT until June 18 at 2:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of East Central Indiana and Ohio, including the following areas, in East Central Indiana, Fayette IN, Union IN, and Wayne. In Ohio, Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Delaware, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Preble, Shelby, and Union OH. * Through Tuesday afternoon * With the ground already saturated, additional rounds of showers and embedded thunderstorms tonight through Tuesday could result in new instances of flash flooding. Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches will be possible in the heaviest and most persistent storm activity. This may result in flash flooding with lighter rainfall amounts than would otherwise be expected.
Today 78° Today 78° slight chance slight chance 65° 65° chance Tomorrow 77° Tomorrow 77° chance 62° 62° slight chance
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