CELINA - Mercer County Health District Director of Nursing and Communicable Disease Coordinator Julia Shaffer is spreading the word about immunization rates in Mercer County as the national measles outbreak continues to spread.
CELINA - The beer was flowing Friday night at Montgomery Field.
As for the Grand Lake Mariners, they sipped on sweet victory and also tasted bitter defeat.
Tristan Haught threw a complete-game gem as Grand Lake opened Friday's doubleheader with a 1-0, seven-inning victory over the Licking County Settlers. In the late game, Licking County scored three runs in the fifth while three different pitchers continuously worked out of jams in a 3-1 win. [More]
Torrential rain poured onto Mercer and Auglaize counties causing widespread flooding Wednesday evening into Thursday.
Many property owners are coping once again with flooded fields, yards and basements not long after heavy rain fell on May 17.
Homes and fields in the Grand Lake Watershed in southern Mercer County were hit hardest with 5 inches of rain in some areas, Mercer County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Robbins said. [More]
Justin Fleagle is one of the best young swimmers in the nation.
Take notice, Buckeye Nation. Fleagle will soon be coming to a pool near you.
The 17-year-old from St. Marys recently gave his commitment to the Ohio State swimming program. His career prep career has included two individual national titles as a member of the Auglaize-Mercer Family YMCA Waves and a state relay championship with Celina High School. Now, Fleagle is ready to see what he can do in Columbus. [More]
COLUMBUS - Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced Ohio will receive federal assistance for individuals and businesses in Mercer, Auglaize and eight other counties impacted by the 21 tornadoes that swept through western Ohio last month.
Willis "Bud" Preston is spending his golden years chasing gold medals.
Recently, the 1946 graduate of Celina High School won the 90s Singles Division of the National Senior Games in Albuquerque - adding to a gold collection that already includes a boatload of tennis trophies and an Oscar (not a real one), which Preston was given for his pristine portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge in a Minster Crescent Players production. [More]