Heat Advisory issued June 21 at 9:00PM EDT until June 22 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH (details ...)
* WHAT...A prolonged period of hot conditions with heat index values around 100 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana, northeast and northern Kentucky, and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
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Heat Advisory issued June 21 at 9:00PM EDT until June 22 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH (details ...)
* WHAT...A prolonged period of hot conditions with heat index values around 100 degrees.
* WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Indiana, northeast and northern Kentucky, and central, south central, southwest, and west central Ohio.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
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Crown just the latest victim of hacking
By Daily Standard Staff
CELINA - The Cleveland FBI Office, which is aware of the cyberattack at Crown Equipment Corporation, said it aims to protect the public from and thwart perpetrators of cybercrime, which is on the rise nationally.
"FBI Cleveland is aware of the [More]
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Art show reflects Midwestern slant, women's attitudes
NEW BREMEN - The public is invited to an exhibition featuring six contemporary Midwestern artists who explore what it means to be a woman and how regional culture affects a person.
ST. MARYS - Rite Aid pharmacy at 1502 Executive Drive in St. Marys will close due to Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
The St. Marys location's la
St. Henry beats Celina to improve to 6-1 in ACME
CELINA - After thunder and lightning postponed its Wednesday night game, St. Henry brought some thunder to its ACME baseball game at Celina on Thursday.
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Compiled by Tom Haines and Gary R. Rasberry
Coldwater posted six runs in the bottom of the first inning and leaned on Mason Smith and Mason Welsch to keep the lead on the way to a 7-3 win over Marion Local in an ACME baseball game at Veterans Field on Thursday.
CELINA - Though most couples set their wedding date about a year in advance some time following their engagement, Elly, 22, and Samuel Thompson, 23, both of Celina, had a wedding date in mind before they were even engaged.
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IT attack shuts down global business giant
By William Kincaid
  NEW BREMEN - An international cybercriminal organization hacked Crown Equipment Corporation, forcing the company to temporarily shut down its operating systems to investigate and resolve the matter.
The company, one of the area's top employers, m [More]
By Tom Haines
ST. MARYS - St. Marys track standout Syerra Greber is continuing her career at the NCAA Division I level.
Greber, who earned her second All-Ohio finish two weeks ago, signed a national letter of intent Wednesday to run at Bowling Green State University next year. [More]
Obituaries on June 20th, 2024
Lowell Dean Warthman, a hardworking man from Rockford, Ohio, passed away Monday June 17, 2024 at the age of 76. [More]
Barbara "Barb" Ann (Evans) Pfeiffer, age 48, passed away on June 18, 2024, at 8 [More]
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COLDWATER - School board members may pursue a scaled-backed income tax levy at the Nov. 5 general election after their first proposal was resoundingly defeated in March.
CELINA - To bolster a beleaguered, fraying force of emergency medical services providers, county officials are eying a property tax levy to hire four full-time paramedics and move to a paid-on-call system for volunteers.
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In 1914, Dr. Lloyd M. Otis, physician and surgeon, established his business when he rented offices at 113 N. Walnut St., Celina.
He was the first o
Coldwater scores four in seventh to beat Fort Recovery 14-11
FORT RECOVERY - The outlook appeared rosy for Fort Recovery after plating seven runs in the fourth inning to go up 10-5 on Coldwater.
Turned out,
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James Niemeyer pitched a shutout and Minster scratched across two runs to earn a 2-0 win over New Bremen in an ACME baseball game in Minster on Wednesday.
By William Kincaid
CELINA - For more than 30 years, Mercer County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy of Corrections Jodie Lange has served with distinction, cultivating an atmosphere of respect, compassion and order in the jail.
Lange, whose passion, dedication and know-how propelled her on a meteoric rise through the ranks to the top corrections position, will retire at the end of July, about six months ahead of Sheriff Jeff Grey. [More]
By Tom Haines
CELINA - Ross Dietz of Botkins shot a 2-under 70 to win the boys 16-18 division of the Hot Head Burritos Open as the Lima Junior Golf Association came to Celina Lynx on Tuesday.
Seth Grieshop of Shawnee was runner-up with a 72, while Minster's Louis Magoto tied Mathew Dealey of Crestview for third with a 73 and fellow Wildcat Bryce Prenger tied for fifth with Wayne Trace's Kyle Sutton with a 2-over 74. [More]
Obituaries on June 19th, 2024
Lowell Dean Warthman, a hardworking man from Rockford, Ohio, passed away Monday June 17, 2024 at the age of 76. [More]
Barbara "Barb" Ann (Evans) Pfeiffer, age 48, passed away on June 18, 2024, at 8 [More]
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MARIA STEIN - Marion Local School board members on Tuesday night granted 5% raises to administrators and heard an update on a $1.2 million project to connect district buildings to the Chickasaw village water system.
ROCKFORD - Officials from an area senior village apartment complex on Tuesday received a lukewarm response from village council about ongoing flooding issues and their request for assistance.
CELINA- Fair officials plan to make upgrades in Mercer and Auglaize counties after receiving state funds as part of Ohio's County and Independent Fair Grant Program.
MARIA STEIN - School board members on Tuesday approved a contract with a Lima company to manage construction of the new $23.3-million middle school building.
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Fort Recovery spotted Celina an early run before scoring four in the third inning and five in the fourth en route to picking up a 10-3 win in Mercer County ACME baseball action at Montgomery Field on Tuesday for the Indians' second straight win of the summer.
Marble statue to reside in cabinet in Zuma church
By William Kincaid
MONTEZUMA - A majestic mosaic imperiled by decades of water damage has been meticulously taken apart glass tile by glass tile and reassembled in the vestibule of Our Lady of Guadalupe of Catholic Church.
The collaboration between a master glass and tile artisan and a parishioner who's been practicing carpentry for several years yielded a wondrous area dedicated to the church's namesake, Our Lady of Guadalupe. [More]
By William Kincaid
  Millions of dollars are expected to flow to the area for the Grand Event Center in Celina, theaters and opera houses in St. Marys and Fort Recovery and other projects big and small as part of the second phase of the capital budget rollout.
Every [More]
Obituaries on June 18th, 2024
Patty "Pat" Johnson, born March 15, 1951, left this world on June 14th, 2024 while at her home surrounded by family. [More]
Margie Lou Brookhart passed away on June 17, 2024, at 9:56 am at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Chalmer Francis Gasson, age 81, of E. Park St., Fort Loramie, passed away of na [More]
Linda Metz, 75 of Rockford, Ohio passed away on June 17, 2024 at 7:20 am at her home with her family. [More]
John L. Gast, age 98, of Celina, died on Friday, June 14, 2024, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. [More]
James R. "Jim" Bowsher, 75, of Wapakoneta, died 6:00 p.m., Wed. June 12, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family. [More]
William Frierott age 84 of Sidney passed away June 13, 2024, at 11:04 A.M. at Miami Valley Hospital. [More]
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FORT RECOVERY- School board members on Monday heard updates on summer projects underway in the district from Superintendent Tony Stahl.
Stahl told
FORT RECOVERY- Village councilors on Monday learned Fort Recovery has secured $600,000 to apply toward the water tower project as a part of the state's capital budget.
CELINA - St. Marys put up seven runs in the first two innings, aided by key Celina errors, and the Roughriders survived a rocky seventh to win 9-5 in an ACME baseball game at Montgomery Field on Monday.
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
St. Henry used a seven-run fourth inning to pull away and improve to 5-1 on the summer ACME baseball season with a 15-1 victory in five innings over New Bremen in Auglaize County on Monday.
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I hope everyone has been enjoying the outdoors and the lake this past week and weekend. I was so excited to not have to pick cottonwood out of my rod
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