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Exercise meant to test active shooter or other emergency incident
By Sydney Albert
ST. HENRY - In a new school safety exercise, students were asked to check-in online and complete a form verifying they were safe, testing a program that could be implemented in case of an active shooter or other such emergency.
High school principal Eric Rosenbeck said middle school principal Kyle Kunk created a form that was sent out to students via email on Oct. 30. [More]
Obituaries on November 13th, 2018
Anita Copeland, 94, of Celina, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Miller Place. [More]
Mary Ann Rutschilling, age 94, of Coldwater passed away at Celina Manor on Sunday, November 11, 2018. [More]
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Celina council reviews $48.46M budget
Changes planned at pool
Area teen held on charges
Village plans action against landlord
Coldwater council gives final OK to raises for workers
St. Marys council approves funds for lighting at new football stadium
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Minster completes three-peat for 12th girls state XC championship
By Colin Foster
HEBRON - Jessie Magoto didn't mind when her last name was pronounced wrong by the OHSAA announcer Saturday.
The Minster girls cross country coach was too happy to care.
The Wildcats completed a three-peat as Division III state champions with another dominating run - finishing with 46 points as they added to their OHSAA record total with title No. 12. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
FAIRBORN - The momentum New Bremen gained in its comeback win in the Division IV state volleyball semifinal on Thursday carried over to the first set of Saturday's championship match.   
After the first set, however, Tiffin Calvert came back to mak [More]
Obituaries on November 12th, 2018
Kelly Bess (nee Ok Cha Kim) loving wife, mother and friend, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the age of 73. [More]
Edward A. Koenig, age 77, of St. Marys, died on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 3:35 A.M. at the Lima Memorial Health System following a brief illness. [More]
Anita Copeland, 94, of Celina, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, November 11, 2 [More]
Marilyn F. Rable, 86, of Celina, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Sunday November 11, 2018 at The Gardens of Celina. [More]
Rev. Deacon John J. Schmiesing age 88, of Minster, Ohio, died at 12:01 PM on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Heritage Center, Minster. [More]
Bernard A. 'Bud' Schmitz, age 91, of Coldwater, died on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Mercer County Community Hospital. [More]
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Knights end Wildcats' season
Roughriders get repeat win over Cougars
Perry, Kanorr earn all-league accolades
Veterans Day observance draws crowd
Fort hosts signing ceremony for its new 1791 Battle Mural
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Taking fellow veterans to medical appointments with the Department of Veterans' Affairs is fulfilling work, and both drivers and passengers can enjoy a sense of camaraderie, according to two drivers with the Mercer County Veterans Service Commission. [More]
Obituaries on November 10th, 2018
Lucille M. (Rindler) Hoelscher, age 99, formerly of Fort Loramie, passed away o [More]
Rebecca "Beck" A. (Muhlenkamp) Rethman, age 74, of Ft. Loramie, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at her residence Thursday afternoon, November 8, 2018. [More]
John W. Knapke, age 85 of Celina, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at the St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
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Drugs' collateral damage
Counties receive $650,000 in housing grants
Agape expands
Cavaliers hold off Redskins
Flyers move on with win over T-Birds
Post-traumatic stress disorder among troubles
By William Kincaid
CELINA - More U.S. military servicemen and women are surviving the kinds of brutal attacks in war zones that would have claimed the lives of previous generations' warriors.
But they will live out the rest of their lives dealing with the disabling effects of severe physical and mental wounds and ailments. [More]
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Local businesses kick off holiday shopping season
Jordan eyes House minority leader post
Officials encouraged to highlight opportunities
Cardinals thrive in five
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