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Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The city is poised to start next year with a general fund carryover of at least $2 million, council members learned Monday night.
"We're just looking really good," city auditor Betty Strawn said during the personnel and finance committee session held prior to the regular council meeting. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Superintendent Brenda Boeke told board of education members Monday night that she plans to apply for school security grant money.
Boeke said Minster could receive up to $5,000 for each of the elementary and high school buildings for the purchase and installation of a security entrance system consisting of a security camera, intercom and remote access equipment. The grant also provides up to $2,000 for the purchase of a multi-agency radio communication system (MARCS) per building. [More]
Obituaries on October 29th, 2013
Jack D. Kuck, 83, New Knoxville, died at 10:40 a.m. on Oct. 27, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Emilene B. Henkle, 89, Rockford, died at 11:55 a.m. Oct. 28, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, where she was a patient. [More]
Terry G. Keck, 52, South Bend, Ind., died Oct. 25, 2013, following a traffic accident on U.S. 33 in Mercer County. [More]
Opal L. Pugh, 79, formerly of St. Marys, died at 9:30 a.m. on Oct.19, 2013, at her residence in Hudson, Fla., surrounded by her loving family. [More]
Margaret Koons, 92, St. Marys, died at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 28, 2013, at Otterbein St [More]
Virginia (Ginny) Killingsworth, 73, of Celina, passed away Oct. 28, 2013, at h [More]
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Subscriber only stories on October 29th, 2013
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New Bremen voters to decide again on school construction proposal
Pilot 'beacon' signal suggested for student safety
St. Henry council considers annexing seven acres of land
St. Marys leaders continue debate over whether to permit large sign
Celina leader fears downtown parking could spur violence
Local runners focused on a strong finish to the season
Celina, Minster and St. John's in need of help