Astronaut set records in plane
By Tom Millhouse
NEW KNOXVILLE - Many area residents celebrated what would have been Neil Armstrong's 90th birthday on Wednesday by witnessing the final flight of the plane in which the first man on the moon set world records.
A crowd estimated at 140 people gathered at the Neil Armstrong Airport as the Learjet 28 Longhorn, which earlier had made several passes over the Armstrong Air and Space Museum in Wapakoneta, landed in New Knoxville. The plane is being added to the museum collection. [More]
Redskins capture Broering Memorial title
By Colin Foster
Compiled by Colin Foster
Tiger Woods wears his Sunday red.
The St. Henry girls golf team has their Wednesday blue.
And both fashion choices are synonymous with winning.
Ellen Naumann repeated as tournament medalist with a 3-under 69 and the Redskins repeated as Gary Broering Memorial champions with a score of 386 on Wednesday at the Mercer County Elks Golf Club. [More]
Obituaries on August 6th, 2020
Henry B. Olberding, age 75, Minster, passed away of natural causes early Tuesda [More]
Davy Lee Winans, age 90, of Celina, passed away of natural causes on April 9, 2 [More]
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26 new cases in Mercer County
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Governor makes masks mandatory for K-12 students
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday singled out Mercer County as having the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the state per 100,000 residents over the past two weeks.
"At least for the last two weeks, the county that has the highest number per 100,000 that I think would be a shock to most people would be Mercer County," DeWine said in a news briefing. [More]
Obituaries on August 5th, 2020
Mary Katherine Bergman, age 63, died in her home in the morning of Monday August 3rd. [More]
Rita M. Hoying, age 93, of Celina, Ohio, died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Thomas G. Siefring, age 59, of Osgood, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Henry B. Olberding, 75, Minster, died on Aug. 4, 2020, at Joint Township Distri [More]
David D. Moorman age 85 of Minster, Ohio passed away at 10:45 PM on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
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Auglaize fair plugs along amid pandemic
Rockford council gains 2 members
Celina man banned from city property
Minster residents raise safety issues
Virus can't stop 127 Yard Sale
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - A revised junior fair- only schedule was approved on Monday after officials were forced to adapt to Gov. Mike DeWine's mandate that limited fair activity.
DeWine on July 28 announced county fairs will be reduced to junior fairs featuring livestock competitions for children and teens, without the usual rides, games and grandstand events, according to The Associated Press. It also allows harness racing without spectators. [More]
Obituaries on August 4th, 2020
Julius R. Bader, age 87 of Celina, passed away with his family at his side on Friday, July 31, 2020 at St. Rita's Hospital, Lima, OH. [More]
Carroll D. Abels, age 82, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, died August 1, 2020 at Kobacker House, Columbus, OH. [More]
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Only 3 new COVID-19 cases reported
Village roadwork contract awarded
Rockford man with a gun is arrested
Walking path in manmade area
By Sydney Albert
MONTEZUMA - The recently completed Windy Point wetlands area is open to the public, with officials hosting tours of the area over the weekend, despite the rainy forecast.
Officials from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Division of Wildlife and the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District gave out information on the artificially created wetlands, which include a 0.35-mile walking path, Saturday morning. [More]
Obituaries on August 3rd, 2020
Mary Alice Ahrns, age 89 of Cassella, died on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her residence in Cassella. [More]
Donald Eugene Schleucher, 86, passed away at 8:06 am on Friday, July 31, 2020 at Blanchard Valley Hospital with family by his side. [More]
Rita M. Tebbe, 91, of Wapakoneta, died 8:04 a.m., Sat. Aug. 1, 2020, at the Acr [More]
Julius R. Bader, age 87 of Celina, passed away with his family at his side on F [More]
Mary Lou Davis Dingledine, 86, of Saint Marys, died 9:40 P.M. Friday, July 31, [More]
Kenneth E. Gayer, age 87, of St. Marys, Ohio, passed away on July 31, 2020 at M [More]
Carroll D. Abels, age 82, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, died August 1, 2020 at the Ko [More]
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Mercer County virus cases top 500
Coldwater Picnic had share of obstacles
St. Marys to close building due to virus
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