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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Celina's general fund used to pay for day-to-day operations of the city, including the police and fire departments, is in good shape and poised to have a carryover of $1.9 million next year.
Just a few years ago, city officials scrambled to avert a projected $1.05 million deficit by initiating temporary layoffs and getting an additional half-percent income tax approved. [More]
Accident victim's brother remains in critical condition
By Margie Wuebker
A Fort Recovery man died Monday afternoon of injuries sustained in a Sunday morning traffic accident. His brother, who also was involved in the accident, remains in critical condition.
Cody Wehnes, 18, 2620 Sawmill Road, was pronounced dead about 2:15 p.m. Monday in the intensive care unit at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. It was the 15th traffic fatality of the year in Mercer County. [More]
By Nancy Allen
A longtime, county soil and water official has been tapped for a permanent position working with farmers on nutrient issues in the Grand Lake Watershed and beyond.
Frances Springer has been hired as a nutrient management specialist by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources to replace John Kaiser, who quit June 15 to take another state job. She will work from the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District office in Celina. [More]
Obituaries on August 28th, 2012
Terry R. Clark, 73, Piqua, died at 3:15 a.m. Aug. 26, 2012, at his home.
He w [More]
Robert E. Dailey, 64, Rockford, died at 6:39 p.m. Aug. 26, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on August 28th, 2012
Crowd objects to liquor licenses
Auctioneer marks 50 years
Income tax revenue increases in Coldwater
Driver hurt when trucks collide
Celina hopes to annex swimming pool land
Age restriction set for emergency personnel; demolition grant awarded
Sidewalk project in the works
Celina has plenty of chances, but takes 4-1 loss
Cardinals edge Panthers in MAC play