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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The city intends to acquire Mercelina Mobile Court and the former Versa Pak property, with assistance of the Bryson Trust Fund, for an estimated $2.9 million.
The properties near Lake Shore Drive would be used to expand the city's lakefront parks. The Bryson Trust Fund would pay 90 percent of the transaction, with the city paying $300,000 from its general fund. [More]
By Tom Millhouse
MINSTER - A vacant school building with a long history in Minster may soon get a new lease on life.
Commercial and Industrial Leasing Ltd., a group of local investors headed up by Minster businessman Jack Buschur, is interested in buying the former Hanover Street school for $300,000 and converting it into an assisted living center for senior citizens. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
CINCINNATI - Eric Lefeld was part of a great winning football tradition at Coldwater high school, which included a Division IV state championship as a sophomore in 2007 and a state runner-up finish as a senior in 2009.
These days, Lefeld is enjoying more success at the University of Cincinnati, where the junior has been a starter at tackle all three years of his career while helping the Bearcats win a share of Big East championships in 2011 and 2012. [More]
Obituaries on December 10th, 2013
Neva Everett, 91, of Celina, passed away Dec. 9, 2013, at Mercer County Communi [More]
Local pictures on December 10th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on December 10th, 2013
St. Henry BOE accepts coach's resignation despite many objections
County OK'd for $1.5M in state loans
Mercer County farmers can seek money to preserve agriculture land
Counties' 2013 casino money payouts less than anticipated
Coldwater plans to add village position
St. Marys' plans to spend more in 2014
St. Henry council moves to give raises
Wildcats, Cardinals blow out opposition