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Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
By Jeff Elking
NEW BREMEN - Council members on Monday approved proceeding to add left turn lanes at the intersection of Washington and Plum streets despite homeowners' continued resistance.
Members voted 5-1 for the project and to apply for a grant that could pay for up to 50 percent of the cost. The deadline to apply is in October. Member Jim Kronenberger cast the only dissenting vote. [More]
By Cheryl McKirnan
CELINA - Cheryl Ann board members on Monday learned Mercer County has completed the privatization process required by the state.
As a private entity, the board will contract with private providers for client services rather than employ all providers. [More]
College Notes
By Colin Foster
The goal is simple for the Ohio Northern volleyball team this season: Repeat as Ohio Athletic Conference champions.
The Polar Bears will have the help of some former local standouts.
Four athletes from the Midwest Athletic Conference - Madison Broering (St. Henry), Kristin Langston (Versailles), Paige Hartings (Coldwater) and Jordyn Heitbrink (Minster) - will suit up for ONU, which finished last season 27-4 and 9-0 in OAC play. [More]
Obituaries on August 29th, 2017
Robert "Buz" Howard, 74, Saint Marys, Ohio, died 11:38 P.M. Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at his residence. [More]
Margaret C. Laux, age 76, of Celina, died on August 27, 2017, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Junior Lee Robbins, 86, passed away on August 26, 2017 at Otterbein in St. Marys. [More]
Henrietta C. Will, 92, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died on August 27, 2017, at The Gardens at St. Henry, St. Henry, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on August 29th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on August 29th, 2017
Fitness course proposed at Celina's Eastview Park
St. Henry residents address seatbelt usage
St. Marys eyes inspections for illegal sewer hookups
Auglaize residents healthy overall
Bones case: Forensic evidence points to where homicide victim may have lived
Coldwater council to study off-road vehicle ordinance
Washout at the Elks
Finally, football season has begun
Wenning signs with Bills