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Saturday, February 27th, 2016
Testing continues at Grand Lake Estates
By Jared Mauch
Grand Lake Estates residents likley will be under an advisory for lead in their drinking water for at least a few more months.
Lead was detected in the water supply during a routine test last summer. Two of five tested homes had levels higher than the accepted 15 parts per billion threshold, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency representative Heidi Griesmer said. State regulations require a lead advisory if more than 10 percent of samples exceed 15 ppb of lead. [More]
Division II Boys State Bowling Tournament
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
After a strong showing in the qualifying, the Coldwater boys rolled their way through the first two rounds of the Division II state bowling finals before taking a tough four-game loss to Urbana on Friday at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl. [More]
Obituaries on February 27th, 2016
Josephine A. Bornhorst, age 80 of St. Henry, died on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Brookdale, Greenville. [More]
Lawrence A. Gehret, age 87, of Fort Loramie, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at his residence early Thursday morning, February 25, 2016. [More]
Dorothy J. Hone, 84, St. Marys, OH died 2:00 a.m. Wednesday February 24, 2016 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, OH. [More]
Anna Lee (Annie) Amstutz, 90, of Celina died at 1:05 a.m. Friday February 26, 2016 at the Gardens of Celina. [More]
Georgia M. Bertke, 85, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died February 26, 2016, at her residence. [More]
W. Paul Miles, 97, Celina, died at 4:20 p.m. Feb. 25, 2016, at Otterbein, St. M [More]
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