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Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
No objections to consolidate municipal offices
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Only three members of the public, one being interim police chief Calvin Freeman, attended a forum held Monday night to learn about the city's pending deal to purchase the First Financial Bank on Main Street.
Afterward at a special meeting, council members unanimously approved second reading of ordinances authorizing the $1.95 million purchase and appropriating the necessary funds. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
St. Henry High School graduate and Capital University Crusader Spencer Niekamp received word late last week that not many have the opportunity to hear at the end of their athletic careers.
Following a successful campaign for the Crusaders on the basketball court, Niekamp earned the Dick Reynolds Award, which goes annually to the Ohio Athletic Conference's Player of the Year in men's basketball. [More]
Obituaries on March 5th, 2013
Roger Stanek, 69, Mendon, died March 4, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Jesse Duane "J.D." Springer, 49, Celina, died March 4, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on March 5th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on March 5th, 2013
State and landowners spar over appraisals
State evaluating next legal step for five farmers
Slick roads, unsafe speed blamed for I-75 fatality
Council looks to launch website
ONU's Snyder named Co-Player of the Year