Renovation of St. Marys Theater making progress
By Leslie Gartrell
ST. MARYS - Substantial progress has been made in revitalizing the St. Marys Theater and Grand Opera House, according to officials with an associated non-profit.
Organizers from the Friends of the St. Marys Theater and Grand Opera House led a tour of the building on West Spring Street with U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, State Rep. Craig Riedel, R-Defiance, and other community members. State Rep. Susan Manchester, R-Waynesfield, also joined later in the day. [More]
Obituaries on June 30th, 2022
Vincent Albert Schoenherr, 91, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. [More]
Evelyn D. Clutter, age 91, of Celina, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at the Gardens of Celina. [More]
David P. Roebuck, age 61, of Celina, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at his residence. [More]
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ST. MARYS - U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, on Wednesday said he believes the nation recognizes the public hearings on the U.S. Capitol insurrection amount to one-sided political nonsense.
CELINA - For individuals who take care of children who are not their own, it can be difficult to navigate the world of kinship and adoption and find necessary resources.
MENDON - A two-story wood triplex was deemed a total loss after a fire broke out Wednesday afternoon.
Mendon Fire Chief Darrell Etgen said the fire
CELINA - Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart plans to temporarily close Shelley Road between Frysinger Road and U.S. 127 in Dublin Township for a culvert repair.
Redskins, Indians win in losers' bracket to set up matchup tonight
COLDWATER - St. Henry took advantage of Marion Local mistakes and built a big lead early on, while Fort Recovery needed a late burst to beat Parkway on Thursday in the losers' bracket of the Mercer County ACME baseball sectional tournament at Veterans Field.
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Nolan Kuenning's fielder's choice in the bottom of the first scored Rogan Muether for the only run of the game as New Bremen held off Anna 1-0 in the Auglaize-Shelby ACME Baseball sectional loser's bracket final on Wednesday night in Anna.
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By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Mercer County Fair organizers are encourage community members to submit their best entries to the fair's open show competitions Aug. 12-18.
Fair manager Cara Muhlenkamp at a media preview event on Tuesday said the open show competitions are time-honored events that remain an important part of the fair today. [More]
Obituaries on June 29th, 2022
Dylan Andrew Ball, 22 years old, passed away unexpectedly Monday June 27th 2022 at his residence in Continental, Ohio. [More]
Kathy Ann Fair, 57, of Rockford passed away at 12:55 PM on Monday, June 27, 2022 at Tranquility of Rockford. [More]
Vincent Albert Schoenherr, 91, of Fort Recovery, died June 28, 2022, at Luthera [More]
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By WILLIAM KINCAID
and SANDY SCHWIETERMAN
wkincaid@dailystandard.com
CELINA - A popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts and photographers alike has been rechristened to reflect its picturesque features and alleviate confusion about its location, local officials said.
CELINA - Five people were arrested on drug related charges on Monday night as part of a joint effort by multiple law enforcement agencies comprising the Heroin Interdiction Team (HIT).
COLDWATER - The district has been awarded two grants totaling nearly $100,000, school board members learned at Tuesday night's regular meeting.
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Celina and Coldwater head to winner's bracket final
COLDWATER - Celina and Coldwater earned wins on the second day of the ACME Mercer County sectional tournament at Veterans Field on Tuesday, setting up a meeting in the winner's bracket final on Thursday.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Minster punched its ticket to the ACME District 4 tournament next week after defeating New Bremen 10-0 in five innings at the Auglaize-Shelby Counties sectional at Anna.
By Leslie Gartrell
WAPAKONETA - Former New Knoxville basketball coach Cole Fischbach was sentenced to more than five months in jail with work release after he was found guilty on two charges related to sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old student.
Fischbach, 27, was sentenced by Auglaize County Common Pleas Court Judge Frederick Pepple to 180 days in the Auglaize County Correctional Center for each first-degree misdemeanor charge of disseminating material harmful to juveniles. [More]
Obituaries on June 28th, 2022
Sharon R. Hilleary, 77, of Urbana, Ohio passed away, Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Miami Valley Hospital. [More]
Kenneth J. Ernst, 68, Fort Loramie, died June 26, 2022, at his residence.
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ST. MARYS - City council members swore in new councilman Erik Mauter during their brief Monday evening meeting.
Mauter was appointed by the St. Mar
CELINA - Some city officials were thanked for supporting the Small Town Pride (STP) event held on Saturday while a councilman was called out for a comment he purportedly made on social media about one of the activities.
NEW BREMEN - Village council members on Monday heard first reading of legislation to purchase a Caterpillar wheel loader for $127,500.
The purchase includes a trade in for the village's John Deere backhoe loader.
Mercer ACME sectional winners' bracket starts tonight
COLDWATER - Celina and St. Henry won their opening games in the ACME baseball Mercer County sectional tournament at Veterans Field on Monday, moving into the winners' bracket of the double-elimination tournament.
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Grand Lake was swept by Cincinnati in a Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League doubleheader on Monday afternoon at Hayden Field at Xavier University.
Officials preach common sense and life jackets
By Erin Gardner
CELINA- Area officials hope for a safe summer in and on the water.
Life jackets save lives
The most important safety measure one can practice while on the water is to wear a life jacket, said Don Siler of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Watercraft. [More]
Obituaries on June 27th, 2022
Jon H. Woehrmyer, age 74, of Minster, Ohio, passed away June 25th, at Vancrest [More]
James B. "Jim" Smith, 80, of Spencerville, passed away peacefully at 11:55 PM T [More]
Jerry L. Winget, of Celina, passed away at the age of 64 on June 24, 2022 at the Joint Township Hospital in St. Marys at 8:50 pm. [More]
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ROSSBURG - Dylan Westbrook dominated the NRA Sprint Invader portion of the Sure Shot Summer Showdown at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night and in doing so became the first Canadian to win a winged sprint car race at the legendary half-mile.
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Compiled By Tom Haines
New Bremen rallied from an early two-run deficit to win its ACME baseball sectional opener at Anna on Sunday, taking the lead in the fourth inning and adding four runs in the final three innings for an 8-3 victory.
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