By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Mercer Health on Monday announced it has added a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday for people age 75 and older that will be held at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
Registration for the new clinic opens at 9 a.m. today, according to a Mercer Health news release. People can register by calling 567-890-7188. [More]
Obituaries on January 26th, 2021
Ruth H. Henschen, 96, of St. Marys, OH died 2:40 p.m. Wednesday January 20, 2021 at Otterbein - St. Marys. [More]
Verl A. Gayer, 86, of Saint Marys, died Saturday, January 23, 2021, at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Dan Otten, age 66, of Celina, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2021, of complications from cancer. [More]
Michael J. Pearson, age 55, of Verona, Wisconsin, passed away surrounded by his [More]
Randy L. Roby, 55, of Yorkshire, Ohio, died 10:40 P.M. Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Jacque "Jack" Jerome Slonkosky, age 61, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural ca [More]
Dr. John E. Schlater, age 79, formerly of Coldwater, entered into rest after a [More]
Dorothy E. Wine, 80, of Celina, OH died 10:30 p.m. Wednesday January 20, 2021 at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
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CELINA - In spite of a tumultuous year brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Celina mayor Jeff Hazel said the city is still standing strong.
In his state of the city address during Monday evening's council meeting, Hazel said Celina emerged from 2020 on solid financial ground.
ST. MARYS - Officials plan to discuss options for the city's aging public safety facility and whether renovation of the old building or construction of a new one could be in the cards down the road.
Councilor agrees to seek more bids
NEW BREMEN - The cost to repair the municipal swimming pool could reach nearly six figures, council members learned at their meeting Monday night.
Late threes earn first win for Celina, Rushton
Despite playing a solid game from the start, it took a barrage of threes in the fourth quarter for the Celina girls basketball team to secure its first win.
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By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Mercer County Health District officials over the weekend gave additional information on how people will receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Health district administrator Jason Menchhofer on Sunday said when a person receives their first dose, they are automatically reserved a spot at the corresponding second dose clinic. [More]
Obituaries on January 25th, 2021
Jeanne Ann Prueter, age 79, formerly of Fort Loramie, passed away of natural ca [More]
Jerome Bollenbacher, age 95, of Rockford, Ohio, was born to Victor and Martha (Fahncke) Bollenbacher on May 5, 1925 in Rockford, Ohio. [More]
David H. Stammen, 72, of Rossburg, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at his home. [More]
Shirley E. Bergman, age 61, of Cassella, died Friday, January 22, 2021 at The Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. [More]
John Stelzer, age 88 of St. Henry, died Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
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CELINA - The Mercer County Health District will hold two COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru clinics this week for people age 75 and older and people with developmental or intellectual disabilities who also have qualifying conditions.
Three women gardeners have roots in Celina
CELINA - As spring and gardening season approaches, three local women hope to offer a variety of plants people might not find elsewhere, along with their expertise, at their new garden center.
Coldwater boys, girls clinch regular-season titles
Coldwater captured the regular season titles for Midwest Athletic Conference bowling for boys and girls after picking up wins in the final week of conference action held at New Bremen's Speedway Lanes.
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  Eligibility for vaccines starting Jan. 25: Adults 75 and older and people with a developmental or intellectual disability and have a severe congenital, developmental, or early-onset medical disorder. See story for details.
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The Mercer County Health District and Mercer Health are the only vaccine providers in the county. Only register at one location. All clinic dates and times are subject to change depending on weather and vaccine availability. [More]
St. Henry holds off Indians in final minutes
By Dave Stilwell
ST. HENRY - The shots weren't falling, so St. Henry dug in on the defensive end and came up with some crucial stops.
Despite shooting 1-of-9 on free throws in the fourth quarter, the Redskins were able to hang on down the stretch for a 43-42 victory over Fort Recovery Friday night at the St. Henry Gymnasium. [More]
Obituaries on January 23rd, 2021
Geraldine K Lewis "Geri", 76, of Rockford, passed away at 12:05 AM on January 21, 2021 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Elizabeth (Betty) Dorothy Zoll, 94, of Kalkaska, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021. [More]
Shirley E. Bergman, 61, Cassella, died Jan. 22, 2021, at The Ohio State Univers [More]
Joseph Nicholas Goubeaux, 85, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in Dayton, Ohio. [More]
Donald "Don" A. Regedanz of Celina passed away at the age of 65 on January 21, 2021 at 7:55 in the morning at the Colonial Nursing Home in Rockford. [More]
Marguerite "Margie" Joann (Grieshop) Wenning, age 85, of Yorkshire, Ohio, passe [More]
Joseph J. Hartings, age 65, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, January 2 [More]
Mathilda H. "Tillie" Stammen, age 91, of St. Henry, died Thursday January 21, 2021, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Ruth L. Moeller, age 100 of New Bremen, died on Monday, January 18, 2021, at 8: [More]
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Mercer, Auglaize county clinics are planned
CELINA - The Mercer County Health District and Mercer Health released a joint news release on Friday detailing their COVID-19 vaccine distribution plans.
ST. ANTHONY - Since debuting its first performance to the public in 1999, the St. Anthony Dinner Theater has donated a staggering $1 million to roughly 250 families struggling to cope with medical bills and other expenses, founders Jim and Janie Timmerman.
MARIA STEIN - For 28 minutes, Marion Local held its own against one of the two unbeaten teams left in the Midwest Athletic Conference.
The Flyers l
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Ottawa-Glandorf made 15 3-pointers as the fourth-ranked team in Division III remained perfect in Western Buckeye League boys basketball action with an 80-43 win over Celina on Friday night at the Fieldhouse.
Celina school board OKs tax, bond issues
By William Kincaid
CELINA - School board members are now one step away from placing a building project issue on the May 4 primary election ballot after taking action at Thursday afternoon's special meeting.
Board members unanimously approved two resolutions - one ce [More]
Obituaries on January 22nd, 2021
Joseph J. Hartings, age 65, of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Joint Township Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Mary H. Rose, age 91, of New Bremen, died on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 6:51 A.M. at Vancrest of St. Marys. [More]
Margaret Louise Strawn-Agler, age 81, formerly of Mendon, passed away Tuesday [More]
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Versa Pak secures $125,000 infrastructure grant
CELINA - Local manufacturer Versa Pak has been awarded a $125,000 state grant to aid its ambitious $15 million expansion.
Ohio Rail Development Com
CELINA - One new death and 19 new cases of COVID-19 since Tuesday were reported in Mercer County on Thursday, raising the county's cumulative death toll to 72 and total cases to 3,684.
Minster girls widen their lead atop MAC
MINSTER - Three minutes and 35 seconds. That's all it took.
What started out looking like a typical Minster-Marion Local battle turned south for the Flyers in the blink of an eye.
ROCKFORD - With 3:37 left in the game, New Bremen girls basketball coach Chris Burden had to call timeout.
The Cardinals had led since the first bu
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State-ranked Ottawa-Glandorf jumped out early and never looked back in defeating Celina 56-17 in Western Buckeye League girls basketball play at Hermiller Gymnasium in Ottawa.
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