Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022
Officials: The lagoons don't stink as much
By Leslie Gartrell
FORT RECOVERY - Odor stemming from the village wastewater treatment lagoons has improved, village council members learned at Monday night's regular meeting.
Village administrator Randy Diller said the village has continued its regiment of dosing the lagoons twice per week with KCD-X, an odor reducer. [More]
Dehan building confidence as he adjusts to college baseball
By Tom Haines
Despite reconstructing his hitting as he adjusted to college pitching in his freshman year, St. Henry grad Tyler Dehan took the field in 21 of Defiance College's first 29 games before an injury cost him the last week of the spring.
Playing with the Grand Lake Mariners of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League this summer, Dehan has followed a similar script: he fought through an initial slump with a key hit in Grand Lake's win on Thursday while again earning regular time in the outfield. [More]
Obituaries on June 22nd, 2022
Vearl "Whitey" Ellis, 93, of Van Wert passed away at 8:05 AM Saturday, May 14, 2022 at Vancrest Healthcare. [More]
Margaret H. (Peg) Houseworth, age 97, of Celina Ohio, passed away peacefully on January 19 2022 in Naples, Florida. [More]
Sheri Mabry, 56, Celina, died June 18, 2022, at ODEM at Auglaize in Wapakoneta.
Graveside services are 3 p.m. Thursday at the Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys. [More]
Ted Crusie, 86, St. Marys, died June 21, 2022, at Otterbein, St. Marys.
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Local pictures on June 22nd, 2022
Subscriber stories on June 22nd, 2022
ROCKFORD - Village council members on Tuesday took no action after discussing extending the grace period for property owners to mow their grass from five days to 10 days after several residents complained.
MINSTER - Village council members awarded a $1.07 million contract to R.D. Jones Excavating Inc. of Harrod for the Dues Ditch storm sewer replacement project aimed at alleviating flooding.
FORT RECOVERY - School board members on Monday night approved an agreement with Stolly Insurance for school liability, fleet and property insurance through the Ohio School Plan for the 2022-2023 school year.
CELINA - Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart on Tuesday said corn planted and encroaching in road right-of-ways can pose serious sight problems on narrow township and county roads.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
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