Homeowner escapes with life, dogs
By Sydney Albert
MONTEZUMA - Neighbors and community members are rallying to help a Montezuma man rebuild his life after he lost his home and possessions in a fire on Tuesday night.
Firefighters from Montezuma, Coldwater and St. Marys Township fire departments res [More]
Obituaries on September 17th, 2020
Opal Irene (Watson) Homan, age 95, of Springboro, passed away September 11, 2020. [More]
Evan Michael Winner, age 24, of Mason Road, Sidney, passed away Tuesday afterno [More]
Robert Lee "Bob" Hone, age 75, of Celina, passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. [More]
Jerry H. Shroyer, 80, of Saint Marys, fell asleep 9:50 P.M. Saturday, September [More]
Lucca Ray Nance, 3½, St. Marys, died at 12:50 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020, at Children's Medical Center, Dayton. [More]
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By Leslie Gartrell
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP - An accident involving a car and a semitrailer hauling corn near the intersection of State Route 49 and Skeels Road west of Celina left a Rockford woman seriously injured on Tuesday afternoon.
Allison Brandt, 25, reportedly was t [More]
Flyers stay perfect in beating Celina
By Colin Foster
MARIA STEIN - State-ranked and stacking up the wins, Celina's volleyball season couldn't be going much better.
The Bulldogs just ran into a better team Tuesday night in Maria Stein.
In a matchup between two state-ranked teams - Marion Local stands No. 4 in Division IV and Celina is 17th in Division II - the Flyers kept their unbeaten run going with a 25-11, 25-19, 25-19 sweep at the Hangar. [More]
Obituaries on September 16th, 2020
Lisa M. Filarey Severs, age 55, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on June 16, 2020 at her residence. [More]
Robert A. Makley, 92, of St. Marys, OH died 2:40 a.m. Sunday September 13, 2020 at Otterbein-St. Marys. [More]
Lucca Nance, 31/2, St. Marys, died on Sept. 14, 2020, at Children's Medical Cen [More]
Lois Jean Zacharias, age 88 of St. Marys and formerly of Botkins, Ohio passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020 at her residence in St. Marys. [More]
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Horse thief pleads guilty
Board denies Parkway teacher's grievance
Board receives numerous duplicate ballot requests
Mercer County virus data jumps
Rockford projects will need funding
Minster to apply for $734K in grants
County to begin applying fog seal to rural roads
Wildcats sweep Roughriders
Celina beats Elida to win first WBL soccer match
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials plan to purchase and install security cameras in Westview Park following an incident of vandalism that had occurred late last month as part of a reported crime spree that originated at the Mercer County Fairgrounds.
City co [More]
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - A Rockford resident is the 16th person to die from COVID-19 in Mercer County, according to a health district news release on Monday.
District officials also gave an update on outbreaks throughout the area and reported seven new cases of the virus, raising the county's total to 921. [More]
Bulldogs shut out Riders in tennis
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - For coach Jan Morrison, Monday was one of the best all-around performances for her Celina girls tennis team this season.
The Bulldogs improved to 4-4 in Western Buckeye League play with a 5-0 sweep of rival St. Marys at the Booster Club Tennis Complex in Celina. The Roughriders wrap up league play at 3-6. [More]
Obituaries on September 15th, 2020
Timothy "Tim" Gerald Fink, age 64, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Se [More]
Tom Hemmelgarn, age 70 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at the Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Robert Makley, 92, St. Marys, died on Sept. 13, 2020, at Otterbein Senior Lifes [More]
Marcellus "Bud" Hoying age 87 of McCartyville passed away at 5:50 AM on Friday, [More]
Rose Mary M. Pleiman age 86, formerly of New Bremen, died on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 9:30 A.M. at her residence near Celina. [More]
Delores R. Quinter-Schwieterman, age 90, of Maria Stein died Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
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St. Henry administrator to retire Oct. 31
Village creates COVID fund
Fort nets nearly $46K for fire expenses
St. Marys to create COVID grant program
St. Henry superintendent: Staff, students adapting
New Bremen Cidertime event canceled due to pandemic
Celina man in court on 2nd domestic violence case in 2 years
Celina edges Elida 1-0
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Dozens of of Mercer County residents turned out on Saturday in a salute honoring first responders.
The demonstration and walk, sponsored by the Mercer County Republican Party, was created to show support for local law enforcement, fire services, disaster relief personnel, emergency medical personnel and more, regardless of political affiliation. [More]
Obituaries on September 14th, 2020
Carolyn Kay (Wambsganss) Schumm, 72, of Convoy, went to be with her Lord and Sa [More]
Delbert L. Kaufman, age 93, of Fort Recovery, died September 12, 2020 at IU Health Jay Hospital, Portland, IN. [More]
Jerry A. Rolsten, age 80, of rural Mendon, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020, at Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Timothy "Tim" Gerald Fink, age 64, of Celina, Ohio passed away on September 12, [More]
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Mercer No. 3 in COVID per capita
Toxins in lake high, unsafe
Bulldogs get sweep of Cats
Cardinals win over Falcons
Davenport captures Intercontinental Classic
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