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Monday, March 17th, 2014
Experts ask Sen. Portman to work with EPA, U.S. Army Corps to allow construction of islands
By Kathy Thompson
CELINA - Local officials seek more land to place dredged material, and on Saturday asked U.S. Senator Rob Portman to help them achieve that goal.
Portman, R-Ohio, was at Wright State University-Lake Campus to hear concerns about algae blooms and hypoxia that have plagued the lake for several years. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Thomas Wale is Celina's new police chief.
Celina Mayor Jeff Hazel administered the oath of office to Wale this morning. The former sergeant was selected as the first new city police chief in 23 years after achieving the highest score on the civil service examination. He takes over immediately for assistant chief Cal Freeman, who had been acting as interim chief. [More]
Obituaries on March 17th, 2014
Raymond K. "Keith" Eblen, 76, Rockford, passed away at 10:09 a.m. March 15, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Paul Albert Henry, 88, Versailles, passed away at 3:23 p.m. March 15, 2014, at his residence. [More]
Charles Joseph Birt, 62, died March 14, 2014, at his residence in Swartz Creek, Mich., of complications from multiple sclerosis. [More]
Eugene Hoening, 79, New Weston, died March 16, 2014, at his residence.
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Charles Randolph "Randy" Muether, Celina, died at 5:40 a.m. March 17, 2014, at [More]
Lucas R. Roudebush, 25, Coldwater, died March 14, 2014, in Dayton.
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Larry Danny Wendel, 67, Celina, passed away at 6:15 a.m. March 17, 2014, at his [More]
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