CELINA - City council members plan to retool their procedural rules following public confusion that arose a few months back when a piece of controversial legislation advanced to subsequent readings without an affirmative vote.
Councilors in late October voted 4-2 against passing on to second reading legislation that would have declared Celina a sanctuary city for the unborn and effectively outlawed abortion in the city. [More]
CHICKASAW - Councilors at their Wednesday meeting advanced a plan to sell the village hall. Sealed bids on the building will be opened at the March 9 council meeting.
Mayor Ben Kramer reported council directed village solicitor Judy Koesters to prepare a legal description of the property on Wayne Street to prepare to advertise for bids on the building. He said council set the minimum bid at $90,000. [More]
WAPAKONETA - Two new deaths involving unvaccinated people and 168 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Auglaize County since Monday, according to a Thursday news release from county health officials.
CELINA - From the opening tip, Celina came out flat.
In a Western Buckeye League Battle of Bulldogs, it was the hosts who struggled to find their way on offense, as Elida held off a late first-half run and cruised in the second half on the way to a 46-27 win at the Fieldhouse on Thursday.
CELINA - Mercer County Recorder Angie King on Wednesday afternoon announced she intends to run in the Republican primary election for the 82nd District that had been reshaped to consist of Mercer, Van Wert and Paulding counties and some of Defiance County. [More]
CELINA - A Bradford man involved in a Sept. 27, 2020, traffic crash that resulted in the death of a Coldwater woman has been sentenced to a minimum of six years in prison for aggravated vehicular homicide.
A week after one co-leader in the Midwest Athletic Conference girls basketball was pared from the top, a battle for sole possession in the conference takes place at Minster's Wildcat Gymnasium tonight as Minster hosts New Knoxville.
Coldwater seniors Tyler Schwieterman and Jesse Meyer were selected to play in the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association's 75th North-South Classic on April 30 at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massillon. Both will play for the South in the Divisions IV-V-VI-VII game.
St. Marys rallies to defeat New Bremen for 10th win
By Gary R. Rasberry
ST. MARYS - Just when it looked like New Bremen was poised to pull away from St. Marys, the Roughriders clicked into gear.
St. Marys turned a 27-19 deficit with 7 1/2 minutes remaining in the third quarter into a 39-36 lead going to the fourth quarter. The Roughriders then held the Cardinals to a single field goal in the final eight minutes to pick up the 49-38 victory in the battle of Auglaize County neighbors at Grand Lake Health System Court. [More]
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County in December saw its third highest month of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began nearly two years ago, Auglaize County Health Department Nursing Director Jessica Wuebker said Tuesday.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday passed the 2022 budget that appropriates $76.31 million for all accounts, including $15.82 million for the general fund that finances day-to-day county operations.