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Saturday, September 8th, 2012
By Betty Lawrence
A program that provides supervised visits for parents and children involved in custody disputes or abusive situations could be cut this month due to an unexpected funding loss.
OUR Home Family Resource Center employees recently learned the application to renew the three-year, $150,000 grant that funds the Reaching and Assisting Families in Transition program has been denied. Funds run out Sept. 30, and officials now are scrambling to save the program. [More]
Local village gears up for third-annual civil war re-enactment
By Eric Adams
FORT RECOVERY - Fort Recovery construction worker Chris Bechtol thinks he deserves to be fired and divorced. For the past week and a half, he has seen his family only about 15 minutes per day and has fielded a nearly constant stream of phone calls at his job. And he's doing it all for costumed actors and pyrotechnics. [More]
Obituaries on September 8th, 2012
Donn A. Paul, 79, formerly of Celina, died Sept. 4, 2012, at Cornerstone Hospice Center, The Villages, Fla. [More]
Robert E. Weaver, 83, Minster, died at 12:30 a.m. Sept. 7, 2012, at Hospice of Dayton. [More]
Wanda Lucille McCain, 88, formerly of Fort Recovery, died Sept. 4, 2012, at her residence in Franklin, Tenn. [More]
Harold "Hap" Adams, 82, Celina, died at 1 a.m. Sept. 4, 2012, at his residence.
He was born April 23, 1930, in Van Wert to Marion and Mabel Hook Adams. [More]
Forrest F. Nedderman, 102, of the New Bremen-St. Marys area, died at 9:05 a.m. Sept. 7, 2012, at the Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Living Community, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on September 8th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on September 8th, 2012
Water quality hurt by drought
Girl Scouts to lead parade
MAC, WBL games suspended due to weather
Celina leads late in Defiance
Cavaliers in the lead before delay
Wildcats jump out quick before delay
Stormy weather halts qualifying