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* WHAT...A prolonged period of hot conditions with heat index values around 100 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana, northeast and northern Kentucky, and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
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Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials are alarmed with escalating insurance costs for the city's 98 employees, which this year alone are expected to increase 15 percent to $1.5 million.
City council members on Monday night approved second reading of the 2015 budget that would set aside $43.538 million for all accounts, but not before discussing rising insurance costs. Those costs are paid through the general fund, the financial source of the city's day-to-day operations, including fire and police services. [More]
People must get permit, inform police about flight plan
By Kathy Thompson
ST. HENRY - People wanting to fly drones within the village must now get a permit and inform police about where and when they'll be flying them.
Village council members Monday approved an ordinance requiring people wanting to fly a drone or an unmanned aircraft up to 400 feet high within village limits to obtain the free permit from administrator Ron Gelhaus and provide proof of insurance. [More]
Obituaries on November 25th, 2014
Raymond G. Boswell, 89, Celina, and formerly of California, died at 4:20 a.m. Nov. 22, 2014, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Eileen Bubp, 90, St. Marys, died Nov. 23, 2014, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater [More]
Shawn Rammel, 52, St. Henry, died at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
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Lari A. Robinson, 67, Lakeview, passed away unexpectedly in the early morning of Nov. 24, 2014, at Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine. [More]
Sue Schulte, Celina, died Nov. 24, 2014, at her residence.
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Shirley A. Seger, 76, formerly of Fort Loramie, died Nov. 24, 2014, at Elmwood of New Bremen, where she had been a resident for three years. [More]
Martha Schoch Smith, 92, Dayton, passed away Nov. 22, 2014.
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Local pictures on November 25th, 2014
Subscriber stories on November 25th, 2014
Winds gusting at more than 50 mph on Monday downed trees and power lines and temporarily closed several roads in the Grand Lake area.
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ST. MARYS - Rising operational costs prompted city council members to move money from the capital improvements account into the general fund.
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CELINA - City council members on Monday night unanimously approved a three-year contract with the International Association of Firefighters, the last union to reach an agreement with the city.
NEW BREMEN - New Bremen officials want to change the wording of an income tax collection contract with St. Marys to base payment on taxes actually collected.
COLDWATER - Village council members on Monday night approved a five-year contract with Time-Warner Cable Midwest LLC to lease village land along Fleetfoot Road for $5,000 per year, assistant finance director Jason Eyink said.
Mercer County in October continued to boast the lowest unemployment rate in the state with 2.7 percent, according to data released today by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Kelsey Rammel left a successful volleyball program at Coldwater High School and decided to join another at Columbus State Community College.
Her decision turned out to be a good one.