CELINA - Bird migration, depending upon the species, begins in Mercer County from September and is usually over by November's end. Birds respond to shorter days with diminished light, cooler temperatures, and dwindling crops for a food source. Good parents, they wait until their young mature. [More]
ROCKFORD - It appeared at first that the St. Marys-Parkway volleyball matchup was going to be a back-and-forth encounter.
Parkway won the opening set, with St. Marys taking a 7-3 lead early in the second set and up 17-15 before the Panthers came back and took the win in extra points. The Roughriders hung tough in the third set, but Division III state-ranked Parkway held tough to earn a 25-16, 28-26, 25-17 win on Monday night at Panther Gymnasium in Rockford. [More]
CELINA - One of downtown Celina's longest running businesses, a veritable institution for generations of shoe-buying families, is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a customer appreciation sale running through Oct. 15.
By BOB TOMASZEWSKI and LESLIE GARTRELL
MARIA STEIN - On clear nights under starry skies, over the sounds of popcorn popping and soda fizzing, moviegoers at the Starlight Drive-In would watch films from the comfort of their cars or trusty folding chairs. [More]
Lack of land may soon jeopardize the continued efforts to dredge silt from Grand Lake, said Thomas Grabow, Ohio Department of Natural Resources dredge program administrator, at the Oct. 1 Lake Improvement Association meeting.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Thursday held an informational meeting about potential maps restricting renewable energy development for the county.
County administrator Kim Everman explained by inviting public feedback at the meeting, commissioners could potentially make adjustments to draft maps before going through the formal hearing process. [More]
ST. MARYS - St. Marys was cruising on Friday night.
The Roughriders needed just 12 minutes to take a 28-0 lead over Kenton and added 20 points in the second quarter to start the running clock at halftime in a 55-0 victory in a Western Buckeye League football game at Grand Lake Health System Field on Friday. [More]
Celina and Ottawa-Glandorf scored all their points in the second quarter and the Bulldogs held off a late Titans charge to pick up their fifth straight win in a 14-7 Western Buckeye League football contest at Titan Stadium in Ottawa.
GIBSON TOWNSHIP - A California man was charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter after he reportedly ran a stop sign at the intersection of State Route 49 and Fox Road on Thursday afternoon, killing two people.
Anil (no last name provided), 25, Fresno, California, is being held at the Mercer County Jail on a $250,000 bond. [More]
ST. HENRY - Fort Recovery took a small lead to start the first set, but from then on, it was St. Henry all the way.
The Redskins rolled in the first and third sets and pulled away late in the second for a 25-16, 25-18, 25-12 win in a Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball match at Redskin Gymnasium on Thursday. [More]
NEW BREMEN - After decades of making a yearly pilgrimage to New Bremen from his home in Orange County, California, renowned sculptor Bret Price is bringing contemporary art to the village through his gallery, Art Source Ohio.
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Commissioners will soon decide how to spend millions in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding as the deadline to apply for Auglaize County Development Funds ends at noon today.