Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
Officials of proposed U.S. 127 fertilizer plant talk with neighbors, state
By Nancy Allen
CARTHAGENA - Plans are ongoing for a company that wants to build an $11 million plant along U.S. 127 that makes organic fertilizer from livestock manure.
Officials with Amiran Technologies recently met with neighbors and talked to state officials about plans for the 25,000-square-foot facility to be built near the intersection of state Route 119 on land owned by Brookside Wood Products. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - The suspect in a reported home invasion Tuesday morning may have mistakenly entered the wrong residence, Celina Police Chief Dave Slusser said this morning.
The unidentified man, who remains at large, may have been drunk, under the influence of drugs or suffering a mental condition when he entered a woman's bedroom on Leona Street at 12:53 a.m., Slusser said. [More]
Obituaries on May 2nd, 2012
Rita L. Wenning-Spraley, 89, North Star, died May 1, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
M. Donald Winkeljohn, 89, Celina, died at 4:25 p.m. April 29, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Former Celina resident Marjorie M. McElroy, 82, Monroe, Ind., died May 1, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind. [More]
Local pictures on May 2nd, 2012
Subscriber stories on May 2nd, 2012
CELINA - The city has cut down trees on a Grand Lake Road property with the hopes of attracting a new business, mayor Jeff Hazel said this week.
CELINA - No one showed up for a public hearing Tuesday to contest the county's plan to sell a small tract of its land with a sanitary sewer lift station and drainage tiles.
CELINA - The county's historical society museum is getting a facelift.
Mercer County Commissioners on Tuesday hired a company to paint and make repairs on the 116-year-old building at 130 W. Market St. The work is expected to begin soon.
CELINA - The county is seeking contractors for a nearly $100,000 project to reconstruct a portion of Howick Road.
Mercer County Commissioners on Tuesday set 1:30 p.m. May 17 as the date to open sealed bids for the work on the 2.5-mile stretch between U.S. 127 and state Route 197.
WAPAKONETA - A newly organized development group presented a plan of action to maximize results within county offices to Auglaize County Commissioners on Tuesday.
CELINA - Police are seeking a man who broke into a van on Monday morning, stole credit cards and minutes later attempted to use them to buy a TV at Walmart.
MINSTER - The next phase of work on the Miami and Erie Canal should begin within several weeks, according to reports presented to Minster Village Council on Tuesday night.
CELINA - Unique lamps may brighten downtown Celina for a contest later this year.
Members of the Celina Merchants Association on Tuesday decided to organize a new activity as a way to attract people downtown and to the association's new facebook page.
FORT RECOVERY - Fifteen students are enrolled in the new Bright Future Daycare and Preschool, which opened last month at 701 Industrial Drive.
The winner in Tuesday's area sporting events was Mother Nature, as lightning and moderate rain caused games to be suspended early or halted before any action could take place.
Wright State University-Lake Campus will begin its postseason on Friday at 1 p.m. in the Ohio Regional College Conference baseball tournament held at Beavers Field in Lancaster.