Fire marshal to probe another fire
CELINA - The State Fire Marshal's Office is expected to investigate a fire that broke out Thursday at a building owned by auctioneer Tim Levi.
Rockford Fire Chief Rob Belna deemed the building a total loss.
CELINA - A Marion, Indiana, woman charged with 18 felonies, including two counts of aggravated murder, now has two court-appointed lawyers in addition to her two retained defense attorneys.
CELINA - Four men are vying for two Jefferson Township trustee seats in the Nov. 2 general election.
They include incumbents Kent Marbaugh and Keith G. Houts and newcomers Luke D. Baucher and John Gordon Hudson.
ST. MARYS - Incumbent first ward city council member John A. Bubp, a Republican, is being challenged for the seat he has held since 2011 by write-in candidate Bobby Adams, who did not respond to repeated attempts to contact him.
COLDWATER - No injuries were reported in a house fire in Coldwater that caused an estimate $50,000 in damages, according to Coldwater Assistant Fire Chief Tom Gross.
CELINA - A Celina man accused of having sexual contact with a female relative has been found guilty in Mercer County Common Pleas Court and faces a possible maximum sentence of 21.5 years in prison.
Celina starts postseason with big victory
CELINA - Efficient and quick.
A perfect description for Celina's opening match of the Division II volleyball tournament against Rossford on Thursday night at the intermediate school gym.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Joey Vanderhorst's goal with 12:20 to play in the first overtime lifted St. Marys to a 5-4 victory over Wapakoneta in the Division II boys soccer sectional final on Thursday at Roughrider Field.
Minster chief member of inaugural class
MINSTER - Participating in a top-notch FBI training program had long been a goal for Minster Police Chief David Friend. A veteran of four decades in
Social turmoil affects enrollment around state
CELINA-The Wright State University-Lake Campus Police Academy has been very successful in producing law enforcement officers, said academy commander Mark A. Ernst.
Agency wrapping up its first year
ST. HERNY - A few months shy of finishing out its first year, the new Southern Mercer County Joint Ambulance District based in St. Henry has found its footing and is moving in the right direction, ambulance officials said.
Group formed to ease trauma
CELINA - Sometimes the people who help others are in need of a little help themselves, and a network of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) specialists are stepping in to aid their fellow first responders.
CELINA - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread more than a year and a half after its emergence, health care professionals who treat the virus say evidence-based medicine and factual information are some of the best treatments and protectors from the disease.