Thursday, September 10th, 2015
By Claire Giesige
NEW BREMEN - School board members passed a resolution Wednesday asking state legislators to override Gov. John Kasich's recent veto of tangible personal property tax reimbursements.
In the past, the tangible personal property tax applied to local businesses' machinery, inventory, furniture, fixtures and similar items. In 2005, the state legislature eliminated the tax to boost Ohio business. The state then committed to reimburse school districts for the lost value of that tax. [More]
Computer Points Breakdown
By Bruce Monnin
The WBL began conference play last week, so from now on, league members will win half and lose half of their games, unlike last week when WBL teams were victorious seven times.
Three games in the WBL featured winners from the first week up agains [More]
Obituaries on September 10th, 2015
Deanna Rae Fair, 54, Celina, OH, passed away on September 9, 2015, at 5:30 A.M., at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit, Troy, OH. [More]
Chadwick W. Parish III, age 45 of Celina, Ohio passed away at 10:59 a.m. on Tue [More]
Grace I. Klopfenstein, 92, New Bremen, Ohio, and a resident of Elmwood of New Bremen, died Wednesday, September 9, 2015, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
Dolores Selhorst, 60, Montezuma, died on Sept. 9, 2015, in Columbus.
Services [More]
Joyce A. Martin, 68, St. Marys, OH died 10:45 p.m. Tuesday September 8, 2015 at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Harold A. Thieman age 89 of Minster, Ohio passed away September 8, 2015 at Dorothy Love Retirement Community. [More]
Rita Siedel, 88, of Rockford, Ohio, passed away at 10:12 AM on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Floyd Griffith of Decatur, Alabama, died Wednesday September 9, 2015 at Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Local pictures on September 10th, 2015
Subscriber stories on September 10th, 2015
Organizers hope for large crowd at inaugural event
ROCKFORD - Organizers hope to draw hundreds of people to Shanes Park Pavilion on Saturday for the first Rockford Bluesfest.
This will be the first
ST. MARYS - Middle and high school students will soon have access to Chromebooks.
The school board Wednesday night approved the purchase of 155 Goo
WAPAKONETA - Election day plans are coming together in Auglaize County.
Board of elections members Wednesday approved a number of items concerning the Nov. 3 election.
Eddie Van Halen, David Lee Roth teaming up again
NOBLESVILLE - For all the offstage brouhaha - the bickering, the canceled tour dates a few years ago, the smack talk about former members - Van Halen stormed into the Klipsch Music Center last Wednesday as a ferocious, well-oiled rock 'n' roll locomotive.
GRAND LAKE - Entertainment, a cruise-in, food and educational programs will be among the many activities at this year's Grand Lake State Park Fall Fest. The festival runs Friday through Sunday at the state park, located off state Route 703 west of St. Marys.
Curtain Call
Most ladies who played volleyball more than 30 years ago come to a similar deduction as former Minster Wildcats' standout Brenda (Schmiesing) Spieles when contrasting today's game to back when they played.
Razz-Eye View
The end of an era took place at Hawthorne Hills in Lima this past holiday weekend as the 50th - and final - Romer Golf Invitational, known as the "Romer I," took place.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry picked up a 198-240 non-conference girls golf victory over Celina on Wednesday at the Mercer County Elks.
The hype train has officially entered the station. Next stop is Coldwater's Cavalier Stadium on Friday night.
The Midwest Athletic Conference matc
The Weekly Area High School Football Preview Section
Two Minute Drill:
Last season: Quarterback Caleb Hoyng ran for two scores as the Bulldogs defeated Bath 34-0.
About Celina: