The night before the anniversary of the Virginia Tech mass shooting in 2007, the latest in a recent string of mass shootings unfolded at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and old arguments about gun laws and workplace violence have reignited.
Karsyn McGlothen pitched her second no-hitter in a row as the St. Marys pitcher struck out nine in leading St. Marys past Ottawa-Glandorf 12-1 in five innings on Friday in Western Buckeye League softball action in Putnam County.
CELINA - Cases of COVID-19 are increasing locally and statewide as health officials urge the public to increase safety measures to protect themselves and others.
Mercer County Health District officials on Thursday reported nine new cases since Tuesday, raising the county's number of cumulative cases to 3,985. Also on Thursday, Auglaize County Health Department officials reported eight new cases of COVID-19 since Tuesday, raising that county's number of cumulative cases to 3,520. [More]
CELINA - A family-owned CNC precision machining company is playing a crucial role in the nationwide rollout of COVID-19 vaccines by supplying parts to an Ohio-based freezer manufacturer for vaccine storage and transportation.
CELINA - Mercer County officials have come up with a $2 million plan to mitigate flooding near St. Anthony Road in Butler Township - and potentially avoid or delay a lawsuit.
"We got involved to try to make some lemonade out of lemons and go after some grant money to proactively make improvements out there that are both water quality and the perception of risk to flooding. We can minimize that," county community development director Jared Ebbing said Tuesday. [More]
COLDWATER - Two straight starts, two straight gems for Luke Sudhoff.
A week after winning a 1-0 one-hitter over Fort Loramie, the Coldwater sophomore went one better in pitching a no-hitter as the Cavaliers improved to 2-0 in Midwest Athletic Conference baseball action with an 11-1 win over Marion Local in five innings at Veterans Field. [More]
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday approved an agreement that would give them time to try to address flooding issues along St. Anthony Road in Butler Township, potentially averting or pushing back a lawsuit on the behalf of several affected landowners.
COLDWATER - Board of education members aim to place a 2.5-mill continuing permanent improvement levy on the Aug. 3 special election ballot, which would help raise money for costly but necessary maintenance projects.