CELINA - Saying victory against COVID-19 is within reach, Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday announced all health orders will be rescinded once the state's infection rate drops to 50 cases per 100,000 people for two weeks.
Mercer County Health District officials also provided updated vaccine registration information for a March 10 clinic. [More]
VANDALIA - For three quarters, Minster was in control. But Fort Loramie never went away.
The Wildcats watched an early 10-point lead disappear and finally broke down in the fourth quarter as the Redskins came away with a 47-36 win in the Division IV regional semifinals at the Vandalia-Butler Student Activities Center. [More]
TOLEDO - A 51-year-old former Parkway school board member and Rockford mayor charged with coercion and enticement and receipt and distribution of child pornography remains incarcerated as his case moves through U.S. District Court's Northern District of Ohio.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners awarded contracts for continued erosion control work along Beaver Creek and materials for bridge replacements, projects that will be overseen by county engineer Jim Wiechart.
St. Marys survives second half pressure to advance
SPENCERVILLE - The score from Wednesday's Division II boys basketball district semifinal may read 58-43 in favor of St. Marys, but it was anything but a breeze for the Roughrider fans in attendance at Spencerville High School.
Students make tipping glass, magic cake and chalkboard
By Sydney Albert
COLDWATER - Some Coldwater Middle School students are using their own brand of magic to bring the otherworldly events of "Matilda Jr., the Musical" to life.
Matilda is a young girl, who is eager to learn and make friends at school while dealing with a dysfunctional family and a child-hating principal. Yet Matilda is gifted - and not just academically. Her budding telekinetic powers help her teach a few lessons to the bullies in her life. [More]