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By Tom Stankard
COLDWATER - A local bank administrator known nationally as an expert on community banking issues is stepping down after more than 35 years with an area bank.
After building a distinguished career for himself with The Peoples Bank Co., Jack Hartings last month announced his retirement, effective at the end of this year. [More]
Ketner scores 22 points as Wildcats knock off defending MAC champion Flyers
By Colin Foster
MARIA STEIN - Minster's 2018 stop at the Hangar couldn't have been much worse.
Mike Ketner made sure his team left the building feeling better this time around.
Ketner scored nine of his game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter as Minster snapped Marion Local's 15-game MAC winning streak with a 45-42 result on Friday at the Hangar. [More]
Obituaries on January 19th, 2019
Helen Eileen Davis, 90, of Rockford, Ohio, died at 1:50 a.m. Friday morning, January 18, 2019, at her home after a lengthy illness. [More]
Karen Liss (nee McAfee) passed away peacefully on January 17, 2019.
She is su [More]
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IC School reacts to charged teacher
Authorities seek assault suspect
Celina officials aim to increase security deposits
Faculty plans to nix offer to start bargaining
Board approves 2019 appropriations
Shrine to close for weather
State-ranked Titans too much for the Bulldogs
Blickle's buzzer-beater lifts Cardinals past Panthers
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By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - Police removed a student from Memorial High School on Thursday after evidence reportedly was given to school officials showing the student had threatened others and claimed to have previously taken a weapon to school.
Superintendent Bi [More]
Minster bounces back to defeat Marion Local
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - Minter coach Mike Wiss didn't have to say a word to his squad after Marion scored eight straight points at the end of the first quarter to take a 15-14 lead. The Wildcats quickly bounced back to take a big lead at the half
But after regaining the lead, Wiss needed two timeouts to get his squad out of the malaise they were in starting the third quarter. [More]
Obituaries on January 18th, 2019
Harold O. "HOD" Dammeyer, age 91, of Saint Marys, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Sarah A. "Sally" Dudgeon, 88, of Rockford, Ohio, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019, in Royal Oak, Michigan. [More]
Betty Lou (Hays) Zimmerman, age 94, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Thursday Jan. 17, 2019 at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Gene Oberlitner, age 83, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019, at his residence near Celina. [More]
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Pastors make faith relevant to youths
Send-off rally launches local March for Life contingent
Rangers defeat Tribe
Tigers hold off Redskins
Cardinals take down Panthers
By Nancy Allen
The Mercer County Farm Service Agency office in Celina is among some FSA offices nationwide that will temporarily reopen today, Friday and Tuesday to offer limited services.
While staff members will be available to offer help in person, most services can be accessed by calling the office at 419-586-3149. The Auglaize County FSA office in Wapakoneta is not slated to reopen. [More]
Obituaries on January 17th, 2019
Johnnie DeVoe Bales Sr., 96, St. Marys died on Jan. 13, 2019, at Grand Lake Hea [More]
Marjorie M. "Marj" Freytag (nee DeLaet) age 93, Minster, Ohio, died at 5:52 AM on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at her home in Minster. [More]
David S. Stoner, 55, Eaton, died on Jan. 15, 2019, in Middletown.
Services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, West Alexandria. [More]
Lesha Vice, 49, of Coldwater, OH passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Betty Widner, 89, of Saint Marys, died 10:17 P.M. Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. [More]
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Voting machine purchase pushed back
Hospitalizations due to flu down
State conference set in Celina
Council approves budget for 2019
MAC Battle on State Route 119
Flyers stunned No. 1 Tigers in 1995 clash at the Hangar
Spending up 3.1 percent
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday morning passed the county's 2019 budget at $65.26 million for all accounts, an uptick of 3.1 percent from the previous year.
County commissioners Greg Homan, Jerry Laffin and Rick Muhlenkamp this week approved the budget after spending weeks reviewing expenditure requests from county department heads. [More]
Cordonnier, Bergman lead Cardinals past 'Riders
By Colin Foster
NEW BREMEN - St. Marys' game plan against New Bremen was to shut down Kelly Naylor and force others to step up.
So Madison Cordonnier and Kayla Bergman stepped up.
Cordonnier scored a game-high 15 points and Bergman added 12 as the Cardinals separated themselves from the Roughriders by outscoring them 30-18 after halftime for a 47-36 victory in New Bremen. [More]
Obituaries on January 16th, 2019
Gregory Steven Kruger, age 66, of Lewis Center, Ohio passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus. [More]
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Fire guts Montezuma mobile home
Minster residents briefed on project
School renovation work progresses
New officer is sworn in
Celina man arrested on drug charges
Federal food assistance will be available early
Selhorst Concrete worker buys business
Indians blow past Starfires
Conley, Jets edge Redskins
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