Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
Plant will create 60 jobs, help Grand Lake farmers with waste removal
By Nancy Allen
MARIA STEIN - A Wisconsin company on Monday announced plans to build an $11 million plant west of Cassella that turns manure into organic fertilizer.
The 25,000-square-foot facility will be located on U.S. 127 north of state Route 119 on 10 acres of land owned by Brookside Hauling. It would create 60 direct and 180 indirect jobs. Hiring likely will start next month. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A new policy that would empower city officials to fight back against dangerous and unfit structures within the city is nearing a vote.
City council members gathered on Monday night for a community betterment committee meeting to review a proposed unsafe buildings policy assembled by safety service director Tom Hitchcock. A first reading of the ordinance that would enact the law is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at city hall. [More]
Obituaries on March 20th, 2012
Blodwyn Marceline (Evans) McClurg, 83, of Mitchel, Ind., formerly of Oak Hill and Celina, died March 11, 2012 at her residence. [More]
Mark Andrew Miller, 65, Coldwater, died at 6:04 a.m. March 19, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Lavern E. Muhlenkamp, 78, Coldwater, died March 19, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Almeda Mae Spriggs, 85, Celina, died at 3:40 a.m. March 19, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Melanie Sue Fella, 60, New Weston, died on March 17, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Patricia S. Teixeira, 76, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Rockford, died at 3:05 p.m. March 17, 2012, at Tidewell Hospice Home in Port Charlotte. [More]
Michael J. Schulze, 58, of Beavercreek, died March 17 while trail bike riding a [More]
Local pictures on March 20th, 2012
Subscriber stories on March 20th, 2012
Area Girls Scouts juggle fun activities, as well as cookies
Being a Girl Scout is more than just selling cookies.
It's about serving the community, gaining self-confidence and establishing friendships.
NEW BREMEN - A longtime teacher provided a local history lesson at the New Bremen Historic Association's annual meeting Monday night.
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CELINA - Celina City Schools has jumped into 21st century learning, utilizing technology, more hands-on lessons and a trimester schedule.
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The Grand Lake Task Force went knocking on doors Monday in a continuing effort to get drugs off local streets. Twenty people were taken into custody, with summons to appear in court issued to two more people.
ST. HENRY - School superintendent Rod Moorman on Monday night publicly objected to an upcoming change to district report cards.
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Coldwater's track athletes competed and performed well at the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCCC) State Indoor Championships held last weekend at the University of Akron.
The Auglaize-Mercer Family YMCA Waves' Swim team sent a large contingent to Canton over the weekend to take part in the YMCA Great Lakes Zone Championships at C.T. Branin Natatorium.