Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Counties' officials unhappy with slow logjam removal
By Jared Mauch
WAPAKONETA - Officials from Auglaize, Shelby and Allen counties may pursue legal action against a contractor if the Auglaize River log removal project is not completed by Oct. 15.
Rahrig Tree Co., of Forest, started the project in June 2013 and was originally scheduled to finish it in April 2014, Auglaize County Commissioner Doug Spencer said Tuesday. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
MINSTER - Minster volleyball coach Cami Garman labeled last Saturday's victory over Celina as an early-season "momentum-changer" for her girls.
For those who witnessed the Wildcats tangle with the St. Marys Roughriders in Minster Tuesday night, there was little doubt Garman was exactly right. [More]
Obituaries on September 16th, 2015
Margaret Evelyn Adams, age 84 of Celina, Ohio passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 14, 2015 at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert. [More]
Rita E. Caywood-Baker, 65, of St. Marys, OH died Monday September 14, 2015 at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home in Wapakoneta, OH. [More]
Natasha Mae Becker Chiles, 26, Celina, OH, passed away on September 13, 2015 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Louise M. Egbert, 91, Sidney and formerly of Kettlersville and Wapakoneta, died the morning of Sept. 11, 2015, at Lane Park of Sidney. [More]
Local pictures on September 16th, 2015
Subscriber stories on September 16th, 2015
CELINA - A Lima appeals court has ruled a local judge erred in rejecting former city police chief Dave Slusser's appeal to get reinstated.
FORT RECOVERY - A shortage of district bus drivers has led to some late buses and overworked drivers.
Transportation director Kurt Wendel told school board members at Tuesday's meeting that he has struggled to find bus drivers to cover extracurricular activities and regular routes.
MINSTER - Drivers will soon need to slow down on a stretch of state Route 119 in town.
Village council members Tuesday night approved an ordinance
ROCKFORD - A chance meeting two years ago led to Rockford's newest business, Heart-N-Soul Massage Therapy, which on Saturday celebrated its grand opening.
CELINA - Celina boys soccer coach Ryan Jenkins felt his team was evenly matched with unbeaten Ottawa-Glandorf.
However, after spotting the Titans two goals, the Bulldogs found the equalizer hard to come by in a 2-1 Western Buckeye League loss on Tuesday at the soccer stadium.
CELINA - Amy Sutter still didn't have an answer as to why her Celina volleyball squad looked sluggish on Saturday in a loss to Minster, but she was very happy with how they responded Tuesday night.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Colin Foster
St. Henry remained unbeaten but had to go the distance with Lehman in a five-set volleyball contest in Shelby County on Tuesday night.