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Friday, April 28th, 2017
By Tom Stankard
CELINA - Area high school students tested their mettle in science, math and physics by facing off in the medieval art of trebuchet warfare.
Students from Parkway, Coldwater, Versailles and Arlington high schools met Thursday on the battlefield of the Mercer-Auglaize Counties YMCA. The teams of six launched squash balls at targets attached to their opponents' trebuchets and were judged on accuracy. The contest was sponsored by the Wright State University-Lake Campus Engineering Department. [More]
Obituaries on April 28th, 2017
Cheryl M. Lasure, 59, Celina, died at 4:26 a.m. April 25, 2017, at her residence. [More]
Elsie A. Maurer, 96, Sidney and formerly of Anna, died at 4:20 p.m. April 26 at Ohio Living Dorothy Love, Sidney. [More]
William R. Smalley, age 71, formerly of Celina, Ohio passed away at 12:00 am on [More]
Grant Lee Sullivan, 32, formerly of Celina, died on April 26, 2017, in Springfi [More]
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Subscriber only stories on April 28th, 2017
County seeks housing grants
No credible threat found at Celina high
Celina Tent expanding into Great Britain
Grand Lake crappie tourney kicks off
Panthers defeat Indians in extras
Comeback Cavs
Redskins give Blue Jays first MAC loss
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Thursday, April 27th, 2017
By Ed Gebert
ST. MARYS - Denny Long is a roller coaster lover.
The former teacher and football coach from St. Marys has ridden 637 different coasters in eight different countries over the years. However, when addressing the St. Marys Rotary Club on Wednesday, [More]
By Colin Foster
CELINA - Wright State-Lake went down swinging in the first game.
Then the Lakers came out swinging in the late game to salvage a doubleheader split with Lawrence Technological University on Wednesday at Montgomery Field.
The Lakers nearly rall [More]
Obituaries on April 27th, 2017
Berniece K. Bott, 100, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Parkview Hospital. [More]
Gerald "Bud" Gray, age 95 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Tuesday April 25, 2017 at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
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An orchestra of note
Students honored for the promise they offer
Sheriff's office to hold drug take-back
Hospital board tours construction area
Richard having strong season with Bishops
Coldwater's Bruggeman to throw for St. Francis
Casto, Gariety headed to Defiance
Blue Jays outlast Panthers
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
By William Kincaid
CELINA - More than 20 people of varying ages put on their running shoes and worked up a sweat while participating in the first day of "Walk the County" on Tuesday morning at Celina's Eastview Park.
From 9-10 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through [More]
Handgun license holders can take guns into jail lobby
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey is the first elected county official to request and receive permission to allow concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons inside his building.
Grey petitioned county commissioners Jerry Laffin, Rick Muhlenkamp and Greg Homan - all Republicans - and last week, they unanimously approved a resolution allowing the request. [More]
Obituaries on April 26th, 2017
Leatrice Henrietta (Striegel) Klosterman, 92 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on [More]
Gerald "Bud" Gray, 95, Celina, died at 10:25 p.m. April 25, 2017, at Mercer Cou [More]
Local pictures on April 26th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on April 26th, 2017
Forecast shows big funding losses
County revises late fee process
Residents granted state appointments
Mendon council paves way for cemetery driveway work
Battle to the end
Cavs down Redskins 7-2
Indians shut out Flyers
Pohl to run for Miami
Westerbeck bound for Edison
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
Project designed for future mandates
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials are planning a half-million-dollar expansion of the water treatment plant to improve quality and to prepare for any future treatment standards.
City council members at Monday's regular meeting suspended the three-public-readings rule and unanimously passed as an emergency measure legislation authorizing city safety service director Tom Hitchcock to advertise, receive bids and enter into an agreement to install an advanced oxidation process using ultraviolet light. [More]
By Ed Gebert
The remains of a New Bremen native have been identified 51 years after he died in the Vietnam War
The remains of U.S. Navy Corpsman Third Class Mark V. Dennis were flown from Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska, to Tampa International Airport in Florida on April 4. Dennis was 19 years old when the CH-46 helicopter carrying him was shot down near Dong Ha, South Vietnam, in 1966. [More]
St. Henry comes up clutch to defeat St. Marys 7-6
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - Both St. Henry and St. Marys had chances to win Monday's softball game at K.C. Geiger Park.
However, the Redskins made the most of their chance in money time.
A sacrifice fly by Kendra Rose in the top of the seventh scored Alexis Ontrop to put the Redskins ahead to stay as they defeated St. Marys 7-6. [More]
Obituaries on April 25th, 2017
John Thomas Powell Jr., age 85, of Brookville, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 following an extended illness. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on April 25th, 2017
For-profit use of city facilities up for debate
St. Marys lays groundwork for annexation
Coldwater council OKs $244K bid for pavilion/amphitheater project
DD board buys home for clients
Local child rape suspect turns self in
New Bremen sets May 6 cleanup date
Bob Evans closes after Monday bush fire
St. Henry allocates $20,000 to cover tax refunds
Mercer County joblessness still the lowest in Ohio
Parkway's Henderson pitches no-hitter
Celina beats St. Henry
Landscaping can grow on you
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