Area joins national protest against police brutality
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - A crowd gathered on the lawn of the Mercer County Courthouse Sunday to protest the death of George Floyd and other black Americans at the hands of law enforcement, joining similar movements around the nation.
Those who took part in the ga [More]
Obituaries on June 1st, 2020
Mildred L. "Millie" Broering age 90 of 2204 St. Johns Rd. Maria Stein, Ohio die [More]
Wilbur J. (Bill) Bertke, age 100 of St. Henry, died of natural causes Sunday, M [More]
Jeffrey L. Christian, 35, Spencerville, died May 28, 2020, at his residence. [More]
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6 new cases, 1 death in Mercer County
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Famous Hoosier pizzeria coming to Celina
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A pizza restaurant chain with a large presence in Indiana maybe coming to downtown Celina this year.
McCoy Pizza Co. LLC of Portland, Indiana, which owns the Portland Greek's Pizzeria, plans to purchase and remodel the building at 129-131 [More]
Obituaries on May 30th, 2020
Jeffrey Christian, 35, Spencerville, died on May 28, 2020, at his residence. [More]
John Andreoni, 79, rural New Bremen, died on May 27, 2020, at University Hospit [More]
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Pennelope D. Tangeman-McGlinch, 77, New Bremen, died at 10:40 a.m. May 28, 2020, at her residence. [More]
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Area virus cases widespread, total up slightly
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Mercer County men were both in their 80s
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA -Two deaths from COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, raising Mercer County's toll to six.
No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the county, keeping the total cases at 201.
In Auglaize County, one confirmed case raised that county's number to 65. [More]
Obituaries on May 29th, 2020
Mark H. Steinbrunner, age 85, of St. Henry, died on Monday, May 25, 2020 at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Dolores L. Siegrist, age 96, of Fort Recovery, passed away on May 27, 2020 at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Arthur J. Fischer age 87, of Ansonia passed away at 4:35 PM on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at Versailles Healthcare Center from natural causes. [More]
Donald Ray Martin, 79, passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys after a brief illness. [More]
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County records 4th virus death
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - A fourth person has died from COVID-19 in Mercer County, and two new cases raised the county's total to more than 200, according to a Wednesday news release.
Auglaize County health officials reported one new confirmed case, raising that county's confirmed number of cases to 64. [More]
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City officials have decided to open Bryson Pool on June 6 but on a limited, private-party-only basis to comply with state COVID-19 pandemic directives, city safety service director Tom Hitchcock said.
They also on Wednesday afternoon reopened Huffy pond in Eastview Park, which contains a beach area. Yet the city is not allowed to turn on the splash pads at either Bryson Pool or the Bryson Park District along Lake Shore Drive or allow access to playground equipment, per state orders. [More]
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Mercer County no longer has the lowest unemployment rate in the state.
Pandemic-caused job losses caused Mercer County to drop from the state's lowest rate of unemployment to 14th in a three-way tie with Clermont and Fairfield counties. Mercer County had maintained the lowest unemployment rate in the state since March 2016. [More]
Obituaries on May 28th, 2020
Shelby L. Jacobs, 16, of St. Marys, OH died 11:41 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2020 at [More]
Dolores L. Siegrist, 96, Fort Recovery, died on May 27, 2020, at Mercer County [More]
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