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Mendon man found in truck
By Ed Gebert
MENDON - A 49-year-old Mendon village employee died Thursday in an industrial accident at the village's water treatment facility.
First responders arrived at the scene shortly after 11:30 a.m. to find village employee Brendan Poling apparently had [More]
By Dave Stilwell
MARIA STEIN - In a game of momentum shifts, Marion Local hit a couple big fourth-quarter three-pointers and held off New Knoxville in the closing seconds for a 42-38 victory in the regular season finale Thursday night at the Hangar.
The Flyers took control of the game early, thanks in part to an active zone defense that forced nine New Knoxville turnovers in the first quarter. [More]
Area Roundup
By Colin Foster
Compiled by Colin Foster
The Celina boys bowling team captured the Western Buckeye League boys' bowling tournament title on Thursday at Hillcrest Lanes in Kenton.
The Bulldogs totaled a team score of 3,948 for the win. Wapakoneta took second (3,830) and St. Marys third (3,760). [More]
Obituaries on February 16th, 2018
Renee Marilyn Bertke-Jensen passed away Sunday, February 11th, 2018, at the Franciscan Hospital in Indianapolis, In., with family. [More]
Brookie Spence went to be with her loved ones in Heaven on February 15th at the Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
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Subscriber only stories on February 16th, 2018
Fire guts second story of St. Marys home
Ex-Minster chief repays prohibited charges
Celina gets clean audit report
County plans public hearings
Area sheriff issues social media alert
Crown Equipment recognized by CA Group, state Legislature
Down to the wire
St. Henry surges past Parkway late on Senior Night
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From staff reports
Many local school superintendents in response to Wednesday's school shooting in Florida said they have established plans to help keep students safe.
Building entrances have been made more secure with locks, video cameras and intercoms. Coldwater Exempted Village Schools Superintendent Jason Wood said the district's new locking system can secure all doors at the touch of a button. [More]
Longtime district educator
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - School board members on Monday named high school principal Bill Ruane as the new district superintendent, effective Aug. 1.
His contract will run through July 31, 2021.
"The plan has been for him to move up and be a superintendent. T [More]
Obituaries on February 15th, 2018
Edward Eugene Minnich entered this world silently at 3:05 a.m. Saturday February 10, 2018 at JTDM Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Renee M. Bertke-Jensen, 43, Indianapolis, died on Feb. 11, 2018.
Arrangements [More]
Local pictures on February 15th, 2018
Subscriber only stories on February 15th, 2018
Speed limit cut sought on State Route 29
Chickasaw council told truck wash wouldn't harm village sewer system
Numerous candidates set for primary
Celina woman escapes home fire
Standoff ends peacefully
Chicken farm owners request permit renewal
Niekamp, Celina pair head to state
Back to business
How about MAC twin bills?
Redskins get their revenge on Cougars
Bishops to rock away winter blues
Funds sought for proposed new school facility
By Sydney Albert
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local officials are aiming to place a levy for the proposed new school facility on the November ballot.
Superintendent Mike Pohlman said details are not yet set in stone as the board must still pass resolutions to seek a levy. However, the November ballot is the goal. [More]
Thien scores 21 for Indians in 63-40 victory
By Colin Foster
FORT RECOVERY - Grace Thien missed her first six 3-point attempts on Tuesday night.
She didn't miss many after.
Thien finished 5-of-12 from long range and scored a game-high 21 points, leading the Indians past the visiting Celina Bulldogs 63-40 at Fort Site Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on February 14th, 2018
Sylvester H. "Ves" Guggenbiller, 86, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died February 13, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN. [More]
Marjorie Irene Oglesbee, 86, of Piqua and formerly of Findlay, Ohio passed away [More]
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Subscriber only stories on February 14th, 2018
Destinations key to reviving downtown area
2 semitrailer drivers injured in crash
Parkway coach pitches baseball press box plan
Local bakery gets health warning
Students compete in Ohio Ethics Bowl
Indiana man faces charges in gun incident
Bulldogs beat Cougars
Cavs make it 14 straight
Wale presents plan to Celina council
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Police chief Tom Wale wants to build a 300-yard firearms training range on 25 acres of city land south of the solar plant on Meyer Road.
Wale pitched the idea to city council members during Monday night's safety services committee meetin [More]
By Jeff Elking
NEW BREMEN - A new business venture is brewing on the horizon in New Bremen.
Councilors gave first reading on Monday of an ordinance to transfer a 0.95-acre parcel of land to the Community Improvement Corp., which in turn after gaining approval would sell it to The New Bremen Brewing Co. [More]
Marion Local all alone on top of MAC standings
By Gary R. Rasberry
MARIA STEIN - The Hangar was packed to the rafters and the fans got their money's worth in Monday's battle between state-ranked Versailles and Marion Local.
The game came down to the wire with the Flyers taking the lead for good with 1:21 left in the game and playing solid defense to beat the Tigers 52-47. [More]
Obituaries on February 13th, 2018
James P. Laux, age 73, of Coldwater, died on Monday, February 12, 2018 at St. Rita's in Lima. [More]
Earl H. Moeller, 87, Sidney, Ohio, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:01 PM at Wilson Hospice. [More]
Marilyn Jean (Riffle) Zerkel, age 86 of St. Marys, Ohio passed away on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 at the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on February 13th, 2018
Subscriber only stories on February 13th, 2018
Ambulatory boat sought for rescues, emergencies
Board OKs new pacts for administrators
St. Marys $320,000 stadium lighting plan gets first reading
Council OKs construction of salt building
St. Henry police chief back at work
Walk-in flu shot clinic planned in Coldwater
Injuries possible in local crash
St. Henry's Dorner to retire from teaching, coaching
Officials to inspect St. Marys River over next several months
3 Fort Recovery football players ink with colleges
St. Marys standout Kuenning signs with Mount St. Joseph
Rangers fall to Blue Jays
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