WAPAKONETA - Former New Knoxville basketball coach Cole Fischbach was sentenced to more than five months in jail with work release after he was found guilty on two charges related to sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old student.
Fischbach, 27, was sentenced by Auglaize County Common Pleas Court Judge Frederick Pepple to 180 days in the Auglaize County Correctional Center for each first-degree misdemeanor charge of disseminating material harmful to juveniles. [More]
CELINA - Some city officials were thanked for supporting the Small Town Pride (STP) event held on Saturday while a councilman was called out for a comment he purportedly made on social media about one of the activities.
COLDWATER - Celina and St. Henry won their opening games in the ACME baseball Mercer County sectional tournament at Veterans Field on Monday, moving into the winners' bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
ROSSBURG - Dylan Westbrook dominated the NRA Sprint Invader portion of the Sure Shot Summer Showdown at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night and in doing so became the first Canadian to win a winged sprint car race at the legendary half-mile.
New Bremen rallied from an early two-run deficit to win its ACME baseball sectional opener at Anna on Sunday, taking the lead in the fourth inning and adding four runs in the final three innings for an 8-3 victory.
CELINA - Area officials and residents reacted Friday to the Supreme Court decision overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, with some rejoicing in a moment they've long awaited and others lamenting what they believe is a major setback for women's rights. [More]
Minster's Louis Magoto held off a pair of Delphos St. John's golfers to win the boys' 16-18 division at the Fuerst/Welch Open at Hickory Sticks in Van Wert as part of the Lima Junior Golf Association's summer tour.