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Friday, July 5th, 2013
By Shelley Grieshop
COLUMBUS - Local residents likely will pay more property taxes starting in 2014 when the state stops subsidizing area levies.
An item in Ohio Gov. John Kasich's $62 billion, two-year budget removes a 12.5 percent rollback on property taxes the state has paid toward local levies since the 1970s. The measure removes the rollback for all new and replacement levies, effective in 2014, according to Mercer County Auditor Randy Grapner. [More]
Auglaize County ACME Sectional Tournament
By Mark Ruschau
MINSTER - The St. Marys ACME team secured the second District 4 tournament berth from the Auglaize County sectional after scoring 35 runs in two games against Wapakoneta and New Bremen.
The Roughriders rolled to a 12-4 win over the Wapakoneta Reds [More]
Obituaries on July 5th, 2013
Juanita Gagle, 83, Celina, passed away at 10:25 a.m. July 2, 2013, at her residence. [More]
Max Duane Zizelman, 73, passed away at 11:25 p.m. July 1, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family. [More]
Connie J. Wellman, 59, La Porte, Ind., died unexpectedly at 3 a.m. June 30, 2013, in Michigan City, Ind. [More]
Harriet Lee Brookhart, 84, Montezuma, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at her residence. [More]
Allen Spring Sr., 89, formerly of rural New Knoxville, died Wednesday, July 3, [More]
Gretchen E. Shoffstall, 73, Celina, died July 2, 2013, at 3:22 p.m. at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Paulette King, 65, Celina, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at her residence.
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