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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - The Lake Facilities Authority officially met for the first time Tuesday as a state-recognized group focused on improving Grand Lake's water quality.
Its board of directors - commissioners from Mercer and Auglaize counties - discussed plans to draft and adopt formal resolutions for the establishment of the LFA and the appointment of a taxing advisory council. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
WAPAKONETA - Officials with Auglaize County's park district are looking for volunteers to help with a levy campaign to fund the creation and maintenance of parks in the county.
Heritage Trails Park District Director Allison Brady said during a meeting Tuesday that local support was crucial to the district's survival. She's looking for volunteers, with some going door-to-door, to get the word out to residents and help with fundraising. [More]
Obituaries on October 23rd, 2013
Robert L. Buschur, 89, North Star, passed away Oct. 22, 2013, at his home.
He [More]
Karen S. Ross, 69, entered into eternal rest at 7:18 p.m. Oct. 21, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Aloys S. "Junior" Sommer Jr., 80, New Bremen, died at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 21, 2013, at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen. [More]
Kaycee E. Goins, daughter of Trevor and Kylie (Wood) Goins, St. Marys, was stillborn at 5:10 a.m. Oct. 21, 2013, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on October 23rd, 2013
Subscriber only stories on October 23rd, 2013
Panel discusses death
County seeks grant for lake land purchase
New Bremen canal path moves ahead
Evidentiary hearing set Dec. 18 for suspect in Grube slayings
Watershed coordinator reviews objectives
Lawn care service rehired
Celina rallies past Shawnee, St. Marys knocked out of postseason after being shut out against Bath
Rangers and Flyers cruise to victories
Important final two weeks for Celina and Minster