Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
By Claire Giesige
ST. MARYS - Area business owners and leaders on Tuesday learned about three pressing trends involving drugs in the workplace, with an emphasis on how legalizing marijuana could impact their employee policies.
Karen Pierce of Working Partners, a consulting firm that helps businesses create and maintain drug free workplaces, outlined three main drug concerns her firm has identified in the workplace. [More]
Cisco, Gilmore score goals as Celina hands Wapak its first loss
By Colin Foster
CELINA - The Wapakoneta girls soccer team had dominated most of the teams it played this year.
Celina wasn't about to be one of them.
The Bulldogs took it to the Redskins, ranked ninth in the latest Division II state coaches' poll, from start to finish and handed them their first loss of the season, 2-0, on Tuesday night at the soccer stadium in Celina. [More]
Obituaries on September 23rd, 2015
Irene B. Evers, age 83, of St. Henry, died on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Linda Janis Grissom, age 56, was welcomed into the arms of the Lord and received her wings on September 20, 2015. Linda resided near Celina. [More]
Kenneth F. Overley, Jr., 78, St. Marys, OH died 3:02 a.m. Monday September 21, 2015 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on September 23rd, 2015
Subscriber stories on September 23rd, 2015
MONTEZUMA - A plan to get a head start this fall on earth-moving work at a third proposed treatment train site was nearly thwarted by legislative limits on the local Lake Facilities Authority.
CELINA - Despite an elevated public health advisory issued this summer by the Ohio Department Health, one state official on Tuesday afternoon gave a positive assessment of the lake to Celina Rotary Club members.
Legislature repeals reimbursement law, effective next week
CELINA - County officials on Tuesday rejected a claim for reimbursement by a local farmer whose poultry were killed Sept. 12 by a roaming dog.
The claim was filed by Andrew Heindel, 5612 U.S. 33, Mendon who sought $766 from the county for the loss of 62 birds including 10 turkeys.
ST. MARYS - An alley will remain public property after a homeowner at Tuesday's planning commission meeting withdrew his request to vacate a section of the roadway.
MINSTER - After dropping the first set, St. Henry scored 15 of the last 19 points in the second set and Minster never recovered.
The Redskins cruis
On the football field, the Celina-St. Marys rivalry will continue in the Battle of Grand Lake on Oct. 9 at Celina Stadium.
In the stands, though, the two communities will stand united in support of a good cause.
Area Roundup
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina rallied back from down two sets to beat state-ranked Lehman in a five-set volleyball battle on Tuesday night.