The former head of the Mercer County Farm Service Agency may challenge U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, for the U.S. 4th Congressional House seat as an independent.
Chris Gibbs of Maplewood on Tuesday announced that he's leaving the Republican Party after supporting it his entire life and launching an exploratory commitee to consider a run against Jordan, who has held the seat since 2007. [More]
DUBLIN TWP. - Two people were seriously injured in a collision between a sport utility vehicle and a commercial semitrailer at the intersection of state routes 118 and 707 on Tuesday.
Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Wapakoneta Post were dispatched to the accident at about 9:14 a.m., with units from the Mercer County Sheriff's Office, Rockford Fire Department, Mendon-Union Fire Department and Mercer County Emergency Medical Services also responding, according to a news release. [More]
Majo sentenced for aggravated murder of Sandra Renner
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - A Coldwater man was sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole and an additional 22 years in prison on Monday after pleading guilty to the aggravated murder of his neighbor and two other felony charges.
Francy Majo, 21, was convicted on an unclassified felony charge of aggravated murder with a felony murder specification and first-degree felonies of aggravated robbery and aggravated burglary on Monday during his final pretrial hearing. [More]
PIQUA - The rotating Midwest Athletic Conference scheduling bye kept New Bremen and Marion Local apart during the regular season.
But thanks to an impressive 42-14 victory over Perry Saturday at Piqua, the Cardinals earned a crack at the Flyers next Saturday in the Division VII, Region 28 finals at Harmon Field in Wapakoneta. [More]