CELINA - Former student athletes, parents and colleagues are mourning the loss of longtime Celina coach and teacher Dan Otten, who died Sunday night after his battle with cancer.
Otten was involved in the Celina High School athletics program for more than 40 years: cross country, track, soccer coach, volleyball, basketball and swimming at different points. He was also once the district's athletic director. [More]
CELINA - The city's water treatment plant is undergoing significant upgrades aimed at enhancing its efficiency and positioning it to meet any new water quality standards that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency may hand down in the foreseeable future.
CELINA - A former police officer and probation officer is now at the helm of Our Home Family Resource Center, a non-profit agency that seeks to empower Mercer County residents to grow from crisis to hope.
Kevin Draiss took over as director in December after spending months learning the ropes from outgoing director Kathy Mescher, who has since retired. She filled Draiss in on Our Home's programs, budgets, agendas, grants, client needs and staff. [More]
Coldwater hosted its 19th annual Bob Sielski Memorial Wrestling Duals Invitational at the Palace on Saturday, bringing in five other teams from Northwest and Southwest Ohio to compete in a five-round dual match competition.
ROCKFORD - Many might be surprised at the amount of history hidden around them, whether it's tucked away in an attic, behind a wall in their home or beneath the ground.
One local man, Eric Kuhn, has taken to hunting down the artifacts of history buried beneath our feet, and said he wants to begin giving back his discoveries to bolster understanding of local history. [More]
After Bath erased a two-point Bulldogs' lead in the fourth quarter, Celina got nine points from Josh Rasawehr in overtime as the Bulldogs pulled out a 55-50 road win in Western Buckeye League boys basketball action Friday night.
NEW KNOXVILLE - Thursday's big Midwest Athletic Conference girls basketball battle lived up to the hype as far as defense was concerned.
It was defense that sparked Minster over the the final three quarters after falling behind early and then coming back in the second half for a 38-29 victory over New Knoxville at Ranger Gymnasium in a battle of state-ranked teams. The win moves the Wildcats to 10-1 and 5-0 in MAC play. [More]
CELINA - Mercer Soil and Water Conservation District board of supervisors members discussed an improper composting complaint in December after staff received a report of partially composted turkey carcasses.
CELINA - A Celina couple is raising awareness of congenital heart disease, a serious and potentially fatal abnormality that has affected not only their lives but also those of several other families in Mercer County.
MARIA STEIN - All season long, the Marion Local girls' basketball team has relied on defense.
On Thursday night, that vaunted Flyers defense was on full display, flummoxing Fort Recovery as Marion did just enough on offense to come away with a 42-32 Midwest Athletic Conference win at the Hangar.
The Celina wrestling team improved to 5-0 in Western Buckeye League action and posted the first shutout in at least 10 years - and possibly first-ever - in defeating Bath 72-0 on Thursday night in Bath Township.